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Favorite Fixture Friday

Favorite Fixture Friday

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Incorporate Color with Light

Do you wish you could live outside by a trickling stream or sleep under a bright blue sky?

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Rail Lighting

Rail lighting is increasing in popularity.

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Portable Lighting

Have flexibility with your light.

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The Granary Gallery at the Red Barn, Martha’s Vineyard

by Lisa Amore Lucia owner Lucy Dearborn and I visited Martha’s Vineyard recently to assist with a home renovation project. On our to-do list was a stop at the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury. The homeowner’s renovation started primarily because

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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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Lighting Trends 2013 Seminar on January 9th

We’re presenting a seminar on Lighting Trends 2013 as part of Boston Magazine’s Passport to Design program. Sign up and register for our seminar this Wednesday, January 9th. You could win a grand prize package worth $20,000 to design the

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I’ʹm a firm believer that lighting affects mood, and twinkly lights on strings bring something magical to occasions ranging from concerts to weddings, though I’ʹm fond of using them as year-­round home decor. There’ʹs a reason why they’ʹre sometimes called fairy lights. When the night is right, there aren’ʹt any strings at all.

Erin Morgenstern