Lighting Design

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Home Lighting Trends for 2021

Natural elements and vintage charm take prominence.

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Lighting Swags 101

They can be both decorative and functional.

13 Hacks With LED Adhesive Tape

LED adhesive tape is flexible, making it the perfect solution for spaces that need some light.

A modern kitchen with lights under the cabinets.
5 Ways to Improve Kitchen Lighting

Illuminate the workspace where you spend copious time.

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Lighting Your Home Room by Room

Don't be in the dark in your own home. Create the best lighting for each room of the house.

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Don't Be Stuck in the Dark: 7 Tricks to Improve Your Home's Lighting

From installing dimmers to hanging up mirrors, we share some tips for brightening up your space.

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Tips for Lighting the Home Office

Home offices are becoming more and more popular.

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How to Update Your Home Lighting

Update the look of your home by changing your lighting.

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Low-Voltage Exterior Lighting Options

Low-voltage exterior lighting is a great way to spice up the outside of your home.

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Designing Track Lighting

Track lighting is simple to install yet offers great flexibility to change the configuration.

A kitchen with recess lighting.
Space Impact When You Recess Lighting

Recess lighting can be a key element in function and style.

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Chandeliers Made of Household Items

A good chandelier can either make or break a room. But instead of busting your budget on a new — and expensive — piece, making a chandelier out of household items can really infuse a unique look into your home. If you want to make a chandelier instead of buying one, here are 5 chandeliers you can build out of household items.

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3 Creative Ways to Light Your Home Using Upcycled Materials

You're gonna throw that out? You've got the free makings for a lamp in your recycling bin.

A chandelier in a dining room.
Function in Lighting Design

Natural light is great, but sometimes you need artificial lights too.

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How to Layout Kitchen Recessed Lighting

Organizing the layout of your kitchen recessed lighting is not a job for a timid person.

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Determine How Many Recessed Lights you Need

Read on for some basic tips on how to lay out recessed lighting in any space.

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Your Best Bets for Ultimate Home Task Lighting

Task lighting is a type of lighting that is focused in a particular area to assist the completion of a particular visual task. This kind of lighting is also different from mood lighting and leans more towards functionality rather than aesthetics. Task lighting is usually installed under the kitchen

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Using Rope Lights to Create Ambient Lighting at Home

Those who are looking for new kinds of ambient lighting in their homes can take a look at how LED rope lights can make interior spaces shine. These modern, innovative light sources can help to outfit many different kinds of interior designs while using less energy and presenting much less fire risk than

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Creating Ambient Light Effects in Your Home

Ambient light effects in your home can be created easily and affordably using some basic interior design tricks. Keep in mind that a more ambient atmosphere in the home promotes good mood and a healthy environment. The Beauty of Natural Lighting Natural light is a good starting point. When designing

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How to Make a Decorative Lighting Panel

A decorative lighting panel can be customized to ensure that the resulting product is of your preference. The decorative quality of the panel gives an interesting visual effect to the room, once it is installed. Because of the added visual effects, these panels are sold at a relatively higher price than

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Creating Crown Molding and Cove Lighting

Creating a gorgeous room by installing crown molding with cove lighting is an easy task that can be accomplished by any homeowner or do-it-yourself expert. Even though this project will require various tools, as well as having an attention to detail, it can be accomplished within a few hours, depending

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Attaching a Ledger Strip for Cove Lighting

Attaching a ledger strip to install cove lighting is a necessary step in the process. This strip, along with the crown molding that you will need to install, will hide the lighting cables, which is the basic definition of cove lighting. This is a very easy project, and depending on the siding materials

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How to Choose Ambient Lighting for an Entertainment Center

An entertainment center should have ambient lighting to ensure the perfect viewing experience. Since colors and designs will help enhance the aura and the feel of the movie that is watched, it is proper to pair it with the appropriate lighting. Aside from enhancing the viewing experience, eye strain

A woman sits under a SAD lamp.
How to Make Your Own SAD Light Box

Light therapy is frequently recommended to people who deal with seasonal affective disorder.

Three modern pendant lights in a contemporary style kitchen.
How to Properly Space Pendant Lighting

Pendant lights are elegant fixtures.

Recessed lighting.
Pros and Cons of LED Recessed Lighting

LED recessed lighting is quickly becoming a popular option for lighting fixtures in homes.