Designer Spotlight: Ebony Stephenson, Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Applying best lighting practices for active adult living. Enter the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). These interior designers focus on modifying their client’s home, designing comfortable, accessible and safe spaces so their clients can age in place. 34 – year old Ebony Stephenson, of Designs by Ebony in Newport News, VA has built her […]

Lifestyle Looks: Americana Style

A comfortable, casual vibe and subliminally patriotic look signal the rise of a new, updated Americana décor trend. Think beyond star spangled accents and rustic touches and instead, welcome a perfect mix of traditional and modern style that embraces all things American. Today’s Americana look has been re-imagined with modern flair, incorporating organic materials, a […]

Designer Spotlight: Piper’s Picks

As the lead designer and design director for GreenTech Builders in Chattanooga, Piper Stromatt helps make custom home dreams a reality for her clients. GreenTech is dedicated to giving their clients personalized attention, and shows this through their lighting package offerings – they don’t really have them. “Instead, our clients view our model homes to […]

Hanging Heights: High, Low or Somewhere in Between?

With the array of beautiful lighting options that exist today, it’s easy to get carried away when shopping for lighting! Before you make your choice, however, consider the primary purpose for lighting: to provide light. You’ll need to think about how high (or low) to hang your new lighting to cast the proper amount of […]