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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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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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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 case you haven’t heard, lucía Lighting & Design was voted Best Lighting store in the Boston Magazine 2011 & 2010 Best of Boston Home and 2008 Best of Boston!

lucía lighting & design wins “Best of Boston Home 2011” Category: Transitional (“A timeless mix of contemporary and traditional, this is one style that’s all grown up.”) Lighting: lucía lighting & design – “Handpainted porcelain chandeliers by Tracy Porter, polished

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We made the Boston Magazine happenings … check it out!

On 5/11 the New England chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association hosted an event at Lucia Lighting & Design. http://www.bostonmagazine.com/party_pictures/gallery.html?gallery=276121&return=%2Fparty_pictures%2Findex.html%3Fpage%3D3&year=2010&&redirected=1

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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