Category Archives: Lighting Trends

Trend Update: Is the formal dining room in or out?

For the last several years, the dining room seemed to be one of the least popular areas of the home.   Sure, a homeowner still technically needed a formal dining room as part of their house plan for re-sale value. However, the average family seemed to be only using this space during a few special […]

Get an exclusive first look at Progress Lighting’s newest products

The lighting trend report has been in sharp focus over these last several months as our design team put the final touches on our product introductions. The full spread of nearly 30 new collections will officially be unveiled at Lightovation next month – but in the meantime,  we couldn’t totally contain ourselves! Glamour, natural elements, industrial […]

Market Update: A look at industry trends on display at High Point

This spring, interior design professionals from around the globe came together to explore, learn and collaborate at the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world – the High Point Market. The wildly successful bi-annual event attracts the industry’s best of the best – from world famous designers and celebrities to respected manufacturers and brands. […]

3 keys to lighting your vintage home

Do you love flea-market finds that you can update with your own touch of creativity? Does your heart soar when you walk into a room that feels like you’ve stepped back in time? Are you giddy that brass finishes are coming back in style? Are you drawn to antique shops?  If you answered “yes” to any of […]

How to bring your rustic farmhouse style to life

The rustic farmhouse style can be described as clean and simple with a country flair. Rich wood tones, rustic antique décor and white simplicity in an open layout are all details that characterize this style of design. Read on to learn how you can incorporate this intriguing and inviting design approach to every room of […]

Here’s what’s trending in residential lighting

According to our Director of Product Development David Peek, lighting is no longer the secondary player in the room. Lighting can serve as a focal point or functional work of art in almost any area of the home – and designers, homeowners and home improvement experts are taking notice. Better Homes and Gardens Editor Samantha Hart puts it simply – “Lighting […]

Top 5 Home Design Trends for 2016

Last week at the International Builders’ Show, we had the great privilege of hearing from the Design Director of HGTV HOME – Nancy Fire. If you’ve ever been captivated by the charm, style and intrigue of home settings and products on HGTV or HGTV.com – you can thank Nancy. In an informative and engaging presentation on […]

The top lighting trends of 2016

The start of a new year is the perfect time to upgrade your home’s interior design. Luckily, you don’t have to completely renovate your home to refresh your favorite living spaces. Simple upgrades and decorative accents can make a big impact and reflect the “new you” this New Year! Although home design trends don’t go in […]

Trend Alert: Craftsmanship Style

A key trend in the home design industry is craftsmanship. Whether its furniture, textiles or fixtures, furnishings with a handmade look using carefully constructed materials are high on the list in today’s most on-trend interiors. Progress Lighting has answered the demand for crafted home elements with the introduction of several new lighting collections that further […]

3 lighting styles that master the mid-century modern trend

Mid-century modern is a trend that is taking the residential design scene by storm. This is your classic “Mad Men” style. Furniture and fixtures that were prevalent in the 1950’s era are coming back around with a more simplified, modern appeal. Whether its a new contemporary restaurant or the latest issue of Elle Decor – the mid-century […]