Category Archives: renovations

Your Pictures, Our Fixtures: Spring Refresh!

Spring is just around the corner – and what better time to give your home a refresh than with the changing of seasons! We’ve been following our friends, fans and customers on Instagram and we love seeing how you’re designing your spaces to look more and more like your dream home. It’s amazing how new lighting can really […]

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, […]

How to think like a designer {Home Tour by Gacek Design Group}

Have you ever walked through a home and wondered how a designer was able to make everything come together so beautifully (and effortlessly)? Or, perhaps your mind wanders to the curious intent or inspiration behind a room’s design? Well, we, too, had those exact questions – which is why we were excited to sit down with expert […]

A Lesson in Recessed Lighting

Ideal for use in a variety of home settings, recessed fixtures are high on the list when it comes to versatility in both style and application. Follow these four easy steps to determine which recessed fixtures align best with your design needs and goals. STEP 1: Determine your lighting application General Lighting – These are […]

How to achieve a layered lighting design in your home

Layered lighting designs can be seen in a variety of both remodel and new construction home projects these days. Even designers who are certified in creating Aging-in-Place environments for the older population credit layered lighting designs to accomplishing both functional and aesthetic goals for a particular room. If you’re wondering how you can achieve a […]

Trend Talk: 3 trends in 3 minutes

If you’ve been following along with our Trend Talk Tuesday series – you know that we’ve had the privilege to learn from Christy Scanlon, president of Masterpiece Design Group on the top trends affecting today’s residential spaces. First time tuning in? Here’s a recap of our previous discussions on hot colors, kitchen must-haves and bathroom […]

Back to Basics: Creating a lighting plan for your home

Lighting greatly affects the mood, aesthetics and functionality of your living spaces. Your lighting layout should never be an afterthought or haphazard decision. This is true whether you are remodeling your current home or building a new one. Lighting design is all about creating a plan. Consider these steps when developing the perfect home lighting […]

Trend Talk: Invigorating colors

We’re excited to launch “Trend Talk Tuesdays” in which we bring you the latest and greatest in home design trends. We recently had the privilege to sit down with design experts at Masterpiece Design Group and learn a little more about the trending wants and needs of today’s homeowner. Today, we’re talking colors. And not […]

Incandescent sources in residential design: Yay or Nay?

Although LED and more energy efficient sources are on the rise, incandescents are still commonly used in home lighting applications. If you’re planning a remodel or a lighting upgrade, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of going with incandescent lamps. Here’s a few to start the conversation. Pros: Low initial cost (note: high […]

6 simple ways to transform your bathroom into a spa retreat (without breaking your budget)

Turning your bathroom into a spa oasis doesn’t have to put a strain on your wallet. With just a few simple tips from the pros, you can transform your bathroom into a luxurious haven. 1. Soft, cozy accents: If you’re looking for indulgent additions, bringing in a soft rug and fluffy towels is the perfect […]