Tag Archives: pendants

5 Unforgettable Kitchen Ideas

Making your kitchen more memorable can often be boiled down to a few key style decisions incorporated into an overall, well-designed kitchen space. Here are 5 design elements that will not only boost your own personal satisfaction with your kitchen design – but are sure to also stick in the minds of guests, family members and friends.   1. Exposed Beams […]

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, […]

Trend Alert: Groupings of pendants in kitchens and baths

Trend Alert: Groupings of pendants in kitchens and baths | By Progress Lighting

      Pendants are high on the trend report for residential interiors. Available in almost any size and style to meet a variety of home applications and design goals, pendants are quickly becoming the most versatile fixture choice for nearly every room of the home. We’re taking a look at how pendants are gracing kitchens […]

Shining a light on top kitchen island trends

This project by Synergy Design and Construction showcases multiple islands. The lined glass pendants create a cohesiveness to the overall set-up of the room.

The kitchen island concept has greatly evolved over the last decade. As the kitchen itself has transitioned from an area primarily for preparing food to a key room for entertaining, so the kitchen island has changed. It has become a key centerpiece and “hub” to kitchen life. As a focal point to kitchen design and functionality, news styles and materials of kitchen islands have also […]

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 […]

5 new, creative ways to light your dining areas

In an age where the open floor plan and “open-concept kitchen” are top priorities for homeowners, the traditional dining room has evolved. There has been a distinctive shift in the generational culture as dinner guests are more likely to be helping to prepare meals, rather than waiting to be served. This trend has lead many […]

3 ways to beautifully illuminate your kitchen workspaces

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the home to outfit with a well-designed, layered lighting plan. Not only is this area a key space for cooking and baking, but today’s kitchens have evolved to be a natural room for entertaining and social gatherings. A well-lit kitchen invites friends and family in, […]

One Fixture, Four Ways: Equinox

The versatile Equinox light fixture in your home's decor

Orbs and circular fixtures are at the top of the list of today’s trending lighting designs – which explains why Equinox is one of our most-loved families. But we’re learning that it’s not just it’s distinctive rings and memorable shape that makes this fixture so attractive to designers and homeowners. We are constantly amazed by […]

5 bold, beautiful and unexpected ways to light with pendants

Pendants are a style of lighting that everyone can agree on – mainly because there is such a wide selection of colors, materials and sizes to choose from. There’s truly a fit for every design taste. When it comes to placing pendants, we’ve noticed that designers are thinking outside the box (or outside the kitchen […]