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Gus* Modern Monday | Upcycle Ottaman

The Upcycle Ottoman is upholstered using a supply of surplus jute bags previously used to transport organic coffee beans. The durable bags, which would otherwise be thrown away, have been re-purposed to make an original accent piece.

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Pantone Colors of the Year

Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.

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Flipping Boston Master Bedroom

Flipping Boston’s Master Bedrooms.

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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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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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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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We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Plato