Boston Magazine

Choosing the Right LED Recessed Lights for Your Project

courtesy of Haddad Hakansson LLC For the first time, we recently incorporated high-tech, energy-saving LED lighting into an entire kitchen project. There are no incandescent, halogen or fluorescent bulbs to be found – not even in the dramatic drum pendants

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Design Home 2013

Design Home 2013, Boston magazine’s ninth Design Home project, is a true retreat by the sea. The Concordia is an ocean-front, luxury condominium situated on a beautiful stretch of ocean. The partners of the project, Paradise Construction, The Concordia, Boston

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Enter to Win a Home Makeover!

Thank you to Yvonne Blacker If you could makeover one room in your home FOR FREE, which one would you choose? Would you pick out fresh new furniture with a cool Dhurrie carpet for your living room, a unique and

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Turn It On! Lighting techniques for your bedroom

courtesy of the American Lighting Association When lighting a bedroom, you will want to create an overall atmosphere of quiet relaxation, while providing some bright spots for reading and other activities. A combination of general and task lighting that takes

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Know Your Lighting ABCs … continued

Machine Blown Glass: Glass shaped by mechanically forcing air into molten glass so that it takes the shape of a mold. Matte Finish: Lamp or fixture surface finish producing a diffuse, lightly textured dull reflection. Mercury Vapor Lamp: A type

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s … continued

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! Hall / Foyer Fixtures: Can create a welcoming atmosphere, while providing

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s … continued

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! Damp Location: UL listing for fixtures used in a moist unexposed

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Happy Holidays 2011

As we near the end of 2011, we would like to thank our customers, friends and community for making this a shining year at Lucia Lighting & Design. We feel such a sense of gratitude to each and every one

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s?

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! A Lamps: The most common incandescent household lamp; a standard general

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Lucia awarded Best of Boston 2011!

We are thrilled and honored to have been named Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston 2011, in addition to the Best of Boston Home 2011!!! Here’s what they have to say about us in the August 2011 issue: “A gorgeous chandelier

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Lighting is an essential way to change the mood of a room, especially if you can use dimmers.

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