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The Lighting Doctor, Museum Lighting
These walls are made of solid stone, between 2’ and 5’ thick. Notice how the walls become part of the display. Photo by Randall whitehead

The Lighting Doctor, Randall Whitehead, explores updated lighting in a centuries-old Italian castle-turned-museum.

Randall Whitehead, LED Lighting, New York City
In this art installation, the lighting, while subtle, adds dimension. All images from Randall Whitehead.

In different city commercial settings, LED lighting ups the ambience in these New York spots.

The Lighting Doctor, Little Island, Night Lights
Little Island at night is even more magical with landscape lighting.

Little Island in New York City comes alive at night with the proper lighting.

The Lighting Doctor, Randall Whitehead, Artistic Lighting
The Citizen M hotel in New York is a good example of how lighting creates the ambience of a space.

In the Citizen M hotel in NYC, the thoughtful lighting casts warmth and comfort for visitors.

Image by Bob Dmyt from Pixabay
Image by Bob Dmyt from Pixabay

The home design community can work together so everyone can thrive.

LED Lighting, Randall Whitehead, The Lighting Doctor
LED lighting as decorative elements provide the right light and energy-efficiency.

Energy-efficient LED lights have come a long way.

In her July editorial letter, Editor-in-Chief Diane Falvey discusses June markets and the issues currently impacting the industry.

Melissa Galt consumer home trends 2021
What do consumers want in their homes in 2021? Melissa Galt shares her thoughts.

Hint: It's not about trends. 

Randall Whitehead, the lighting doctor
The addition of landscape lighting subtly blends interior and exterior spaces.

To create a truly functional space, it's important to consider decorative, ambient, accent and task lighting. 

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay

If this past year has taught us anything, it’s that we have to be ready for any challenge.

Lighting Doctor, Randall Whitehead, Lighting Traditional Spaces
Progressive lighting can warm up a space that is otherwise more traditional.

Keep the upgrades subtle so that wall colors, floor finishes and well-integrated lighting can enhance the existing architecture.

Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay

From supply chain issues to staffing shortages, retailers have recovered quickly from difficulties this past year.

mark richardson, post covid home renovation
What should we be paying attention to as we move to post-COVID in home renovation best practices?

How consumers handle home renovations affects builders, designers and retailers. What should we be paying attention to as we move past more than a year of pandemic-related changes?

Randall Whitehead, ambient lighting, the lighting doctor
Ambient lighting sets the tone in this San Francisco space. Photo: Randall Whitehead; Interior Design: John G. Martin, Turner Martin Design

Ambient lighting is crucial to the comfort of a space, as shown in this San Francisco interior design project. 

Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash
Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash

For home furnishings industry professionals, the end of the pandemic may mean another revamp of your business.

Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash
Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash

Customers and clients are reasonable as long as they are kept in the loop and know what to expect.

Randall Whitehead, layered lighting, lighting doctor, box lights
Luminous box-shaped pendants descend from the ceiling, creating a festive atmosphere. Photo by Randall Whitehead

Layered lighting in this restaurant adds to the ambience and helps reduce noise as well.

Outdoor Kitchen design, Kerrie Kelly
Kerrie Kelly shares the basics of good outdoor kitchen design.

Designer Kerrie Kelly shares her must-haves for a functional outdoor kitchen.