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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 […]

Houzz Survey reveals rise of the “super kitchen” – the most functional room of the home

The leading platform for home remodeling and design, Houzz, recently conducted a survey with 2,400 U.S. homeowners who are in the middle of or recently completed a kitchen renovation. The results showed a fascinating rise of the “super kitchen” – a space that not only serves multiple purposes, but incorporates features, functions and decor that […]

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. […]

How to take on a Moroccan-inspired home design

  The Moroccan trend is a class of design not for the faint of heart. Bold, exotic and vibrant, Moroccan design is an enticing global movement that has heavily influenced today’s most on-trend interior settings. Positioned in Northern Africa bordering the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, Morocco embraces many cultures, civilizations and religions, resulting in a […]

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 […]

4 lighting trends that enhance outdoor living

The 2015 Houzz and Home survey reported that three in five Houzz homeowners who renovated in 2014 upgraded  their outdoor spaces or structures (62%). There’s no shortage of data that shows the increasing desire for homeowners to have beautiful exterior areas with high livability. One way to bring your outdoor spaces to life – and […]

4 ideas that will light up your kitchen island

Kitchen islands are a top trend among homebuyers. Islands provide a natural place for guests to gather, while facilitating a natural flow in kitchen areas. With islands being a “must-have” for today’s homeowners, this brings up the issue – how do you properly light this area? We were pleased to hear our friends at Modernize […]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE […]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE […]

Glam up your home for the holidays

‘Tis the season of friends, family and entertaining! If you’re planning on bringing guests into your home – whether for an entire week of family fun or a one-night celebration – now’s the time to get your home in the holiday spirit. Stylish, decorative chandeliers offer a beautiful way to glam up your favorite spaces, […]