Light Your Home In
by lee Cameron
There is more to lighting a home than hanging a single
fixture from the middle of a room. Proper lighting can
create a mood, update a home's style, and just make
everyday life a lot more comfortable...
Colour Temperature for Lighting
- What is it,
Why Does it Matter?
by Cathy Rust
One of the areas of lighting with
which you may just be becoming aware
is that of
colour temperature. Colour temperature refers to the
colour the light casts. It is measured in degrees Kelvin
Lamps for the Home - Which Style
by Chris Xavier
It can be a little
daunting when it comes to choosing lamps for the home.
There is definitely no shortage when it comes to the
selection available, and it can be hard to find the
right ones that will blend in with the decor of your
Mission Style Lighting
- Warm and Inviting Lighting Style For Home and Garden
Mission style lighting is
a straightforward style of outdoor lighting
characterized by its bold yet simple geometric shapes,
its use of organic, earthy materials like Oak and Cherry
wood; copper, brass, pewter, and iron; stained glass,
slag glass, and mica...
A Short History of the
In this article I will
chart the progress of the light bulb, starting with the
earliest experiments with platinum filaments to today's
LED bulbs. One of the most consistent and interesting
themes in this subject area is the aversion to change...
Not all people have large
houses that can accommodate large chandeliers. But this
does not deprive them of owning a chandelier. There are
several available mini chandeliers whose pattern closely
resembles those of the large chandeliers...
17 Tips for Lighting the Kitchen with a Chandelier
by Mike Efford
A chandelier in a kitchen
is almost always the focal point. It's a stylistic
reference point too, and often a showpiece. So it's
important to get it right. Here are 17 tips for
integrating a chandelier into your kitchen...
Much Ado About Wall
Feel the need to de-stress
after a long day at the office? Want to create the
perfect romantic ambiance for a special evening? Need to
add a bright focus to the signature art canvas above the
fireplace? Brightening a dark area to repel depression?
Wall sconces can do all this for you and more...
LEDs - Light Source of
Originally developed over
40 years ago and first years commercially as indicator
lights in electronic components, LEDs or Light Emitting
Diodes have come a long way to where they are now being
touted as the light source of the future...
Home Track Lighting -
Best Areas to Use
Track Light Fixtures
Track lighting is highly
configurable. You can run the tracks in the areas where
light is needed and with flexible tracks you can bend
tracks in different shapes to the configuration you need
and at the same time the track can become a decorative
element as well...
Pool Table Lights
Guide: How To
Light Up Your Game
The proper pool table
lights is critical to playing your best game of pool.
The ideal pool table light fixture is attractive,
unobtrusive, and provides just enough illumination
without creating a glare. Choosing the right pool table
lights for your home need not be difficult...
Mood of Your Kitchen
by Mike Efford
At parties, guess where many people congregate? The
kitchen! So why would you use the same bright light
level when cooking (before a party, let's say) as you
would after guests arrive, when a softer, more romantic
glow is clearly better?