Category Archives: Lighting

7 Lighting Mistakes Only Rookies Make

Our lighting solutions specialist Anne Suggs recently addressed some unfavorable – yet commonplace – practices in lighting that homeowners should take extra care to avoid. According to Anne, there are special things to consider when approaching the lighting in every room of your home. And with a little knowledge, the right lighting can make any design project […]

Ways to Get Creative with Edison Lights in Every Room of the Home {Guest Post}

Everything old is new again!—with all the chatter about LEDs and CFLs, it may seem strange to suddenly be talking about good old-fashioned incandescents. But vintage Edison bulbs have been showing up everywhere of late, from private homes to some of New York’s hippest restaurants, and for good reason: their twisted filaments have a visual […]

How Progress Lighting made brands like Gucci and Chanel shine bright in a french-inspired venue

For something to be believed, it must be perceived. From the initial concept of repurposing the Postcard from Paris event venue, we challenged ourselves to create a memorable evening that would be fun and leave a lasting impression for our team and guests. And we believe we did just that! At our Be Bright cocktail reception, […]

Design Tip: Chandeliers in new and unexpected areas of the home

Our Design Tips series continues with expert advice from Designer Deidre Lavigne with SH Designs. Deidre and SH Designs take pride in creating living spaces that reflect the personality, passions and lifestyles of each client. Today, Deidre explains a lighting trend that is taking shape in the residential space – chandeliers in new and unexpected areas of the home. Learn […]

4 tips to show off your favorite home accents with lighting

Renovations Living Room Lighting

Did you just hang up a new painting? Are you especially proud of the display over the mantel? Do you have a framed autograph from your favorite athlete? If you want to show off these items to your guest without pointing them out yourself, let your lighting do it for you. Accent lighting is a […]

Welcome home! 5 tips to create an inviting entryway with lighting

When homeowners start the remodeling process – their minds naturally go to the most-used areas of the home (we think kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, great rooms, etc.). More often than not, the entryway gets overlooked as a key design area, when in fact, this space is one of the most important rooms in the home (specifically from a style […]

Your Pictures, Our Fixtures: 7 inspiring spaces that banish boring

We are constantly inspired by the wealth of interior design inspiration that is populating our Instagram news feed. From home improvement tips to popular color schemes to unexpected lighting applications – the latest looks and trends are right at your fingertips on this visually-driven platform. Plus, we love seeing how our customers are using Progress Lighting fixtures to […]

Fall Preview: What’s NEW from Progress Lighting

In response to the ever-evolving demand for efficient, on-trend fixtures in the interior design and homebuilding communities, we are excited to announce that Progress Lighting has recently added several new collections – and also expanded some of our most popular lighting families. With more than 100 new SKUs added to our diverse offering of high quality lighting […]

Bright ideas for lighting your mudroom

At its most basic level, the mudroom serves as the passageway that leads family and guests from the interior of your home to outdoor areas, and vice versa. However, this space has evolved to have greater purpose and functionality – often equipped with practical storage units, laundry appliances and home office essentials. The mudroom has […]

One Fixture, Four Ways: Archie vintage pendants

Archie Vintage Pendant Lights

It’s time for another round of “One Fixture, Four Ways” – where we show you how our customers’ favorite collections transcend multiple design styles and applications. Today we’re taking an up close look at Archie – a family known for it’s vintage elements, knob and strap details and authentic style. We’ve taken hints from some […]