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Crisp and Modern Influences

A shade of aqua that leans toward the green family, Limpet Shell is clear, clean and defined.

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LEDs As Accent Lighting – The Fun Stuff!

courtesy of Haddad Hakansson LLC We have had a great time sharing with you (almost) everything you need to know about current LED lighting technology. Now that we’ve discussed different types of LED lighting, how to choose recessed lighting, and

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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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It’s Time to Consider LED Lighting For Your Home

thank you to Haddad Hakansson LLC If you’ve tried to buy a light bulb lately, you know it’s no longer as simple as running down to the hardware store for a couple of 60-watt or candelabra-style bulbs. In just a

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Universal Bath Design: Light Your Bathroom for All Ages and Abilities

Learn about uplighting, downlighting, visual cueing and avoiding glare for a bathroom that’s safe and works for all. By Anne-Marie Brunet, CKD, CBD and Houzz Contributor Bathroom remodels have been taking off in the past few years — today the

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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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Outdoor Lighting ~ Extend Your Summer Days!

courtesy of the American Lighting Association Outdoor lighting enhances the beauty of your property while providing safety and security. Outdoor lighting also allows you to take advantage of your outdoor spaces after dark and adds value to your home. It

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Make a Splash in the Bath!

courtesy of the American Lighting Association More spacious and multifunctional than ever before, the once-utilitarian bathroom has evolved into a private retreat for relaxation, escape and self-indulgence. The right lighting can make a bathroom even more gracious. Whether built new

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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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In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.

Hans Hofmann