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Waves Pendant| Favorite Fixture Friday

With a sensual interplay of light and shadow, the Waves Pendant suggests a fluidity of motion, an eternal circle of life. Heavily textured steel showcases the skill of the American metal crafters and artisans at Hubbardton Forge.

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Hubbardton Forge Abacus | Famous Maker Monday

True to its namesake, the Abacus 5-Light Pendant features five blown glass globes that move up and down their low-voltage cable “rails” by virtue of tiny grippers on each side, that when squeezed, free the globe to slide and stop,

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Lighting Tips for Open Floor Plans

Many home designs incorporate an open floor plan, where cooking, dining, and entertaining are enjoyed in the same space. Even a small space can feel bigger and brighter when walls are opened up, and the light is let in.  Planning

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Hook, Vine & Sinker Pendant | Famous Maker Monday

Hubbardon Forges’s Hook, Vine & Sinker Pendant each has a unique hook designed for the pendant and was created through a partnership between our designers and our makers at the forge. Like our people, each hook is unique. Available with

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Three Stand-Out 2019 Lighting Trends

From new finishes to new inspirations, to products that typically aren’t even considered to be lighting, there are many notable design trends in today’s lighting market. Here’s a roundup of three notable trends that are “in” for 2019 and beyond.

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1 – Light Wall Sconce Fiess| Famous Maker Monday

It’s not often that clean, contemporary fixtures are also described as glamorous, but the Erin collection by Feiss is in fact a modern take on a beautiful, crystal wall sconce. This dramatic design features a double-pane of clear faceted, pressed

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2 – Light Semi Flush Mount Murray Fiess | Favorite Fixture Friday

Combining the traditional profile of a tapered shade with on-trend Clear Seeded glass, the sleek frame and the square-linked chain give the Harrow pendant light collection by Feiss an elevated, contemporary transitional look.

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American Lighting Association – Smart-home Lighting

Better Homes & Gardens’ Samantha Hart, executive editor of Lighting magazine, interviews the American Lighting Association’s Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES, about smart-home lighting and the ability of multiple devices in the home to communicate with each other

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Hubbardton Forge Aria LED Pendant | Famous Maker Monday

A crown of metal surrounds an inner ring lined with fabric imbued with petite Swarovski crystals. The LED light guide provides up- and down-lighting from this beautifully crafted circlet.

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1 Light Metal Pendant Capital Lighting | Favorite Fixture Friday

Mixed metals and a perforated hourglass silhouette combine to produce vintage vibes with eclectic character in this 1-Light pendant in Patinaed Brass and Black finish

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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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