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Stacy Garcia Color Crush Crystal Water
This sea glass blue tint is tranquil, yet energizing.
Indulge in the pure serenity of Crystal Water as this crisp, aquatic-inspired color takes us to a tranquil, yet exhilarating place. A light, sea glass blue, this tint captures a relaxing aesthetic as… more
CPMC Hospital in San Francisco is a good example of Resimercial Design
CPMC hospital has just opened up in San Francisco. The furnishings and the lighting give it the feel of a contemporary hotel. Warm colored LEDs, Integrated into the architecture and decorative fixtures, add to the allure.
For those of you who are not familiar with the term, resimercial, it refers to the trend that we’re seeing in commercial spaces where they are now being designed to have a more residential appearance… more
At this spring’s High Point Market, we hosted a panel with Universal Furniture on how designers, architects and builders can work together effectively on custom projects. We didn’t want our readers… more
Libby Langdon small space
Designer Libby Langdon designed this luxury condo in New York City. For more on how she helps clients live large in small spaces, check out our small space living feature in the June issue.
According to its definition, small means, well, “1. of a size that is less than normal or usual; 2. insignificant, unimportant.” That definition, I believe, has some room for improvement in today’s… more
Stacy Garcia Color Crush Moroccan Sunset
This deep orange Color Crush hue brings a sunset indoors.
Discover the vibrance and excitement behind Moroccan Sunset, a juicy orange that encourages a sense of adventure. Creating a feel of liveliness and comfort, Moroccan Sunset brightens up our spaces … more
Randall Whitehead, the Lighting Doctor, chandeliers and pendants
LEDs allow designers and manufacturers to create fixtures that were not possible, using traditional light sources. Photo by Randall Whitehead
What differentiates a chandelier from a pendant? For me, the rule of thumb was that a chandelier had arms and a pendant fixture does not. It was also generally felt that chandeliers are more… more
Laura Muller kitchen
Photography by Riley Jamison

This client’s kitchen is the “heart” of her home and it had to perform. Together, we hand-picked each fixture and appliance, considering the use for each item.

Color Crush Willow Stacy Garcia
Stacy Garcia shares her latest Color Crush: Willow.
Editor's Note: Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia shares her "Color Crush" with us this month: Willow. For more insights on color, pattern and design, visit Stacy's blog: Life-Styled. Willow: Soothing,… more
Kerrie Kelly of Kerrie Kelly Design Labs
Kerrie Kelly is a Board Member of ASID and on the editorial advisory board of Furniture, Lighting & Decor
Kerrie Kelly has a successful career as an interior designer. Her trademarked motto, “Everyone Deserves Great Design” has served her professional development and her business, Kerrie Kelly Design Lab… more
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Audience engagement best practices from High Point and beyond.

The Lighting Doctor talks about the importance of layered lighting
These pendant fixtures help create an intimate seating area within a much large space.
I really like the trend of hanging multiple fixtures in a space. Visually, something happens that turns the fixtures into more than just lighting. They become room dividers or can help make rooms… more
Courtney McLeod apartment design
(Photo: John Dolan Photography)
With each project, designer Courtney McLeod applies a left- and right-brain approach: creative designs with analytical rigor. In this New York City two-bedroom apartment, McLeod brought out her… more
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Instagram may be the favorite platform for interior designers, but is it — and social media in general — really helping them grow their businesses? Not always, according to research from Unity… more
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Connecting with customers who share your values and goals.

For multi-award-winning designer Nina Magon, "minimal" doesn't mean boring. Known for her modern aesthetic that balances bold high design with glamorous appeal and her viral Live Stylish Daily blog,… more
Lighting Functions
Different Lights for different purposes
Lighting really does have a language to it. There are terminologies to help us categorize the specific jobs they have in creating a cohesive lighting design. While we are now adjusting to some of… more
AphroChic Jeanine Hays Bryan Mason
Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason's new collection for Dounia Home celebrates Marrakech’s history and people.

AphroChic's Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason honor their Moroccan roots with their new lighting collection.