No one puts designer Celerie Kemble in a corner. Her new collection with Arteriors, which makes its debut at the spring High Point Market, feels at home in a coastal setting or an urban loft. Check… more
Heard of Brendan Ravenhill? What about Rich Brilliant Willing? Or Tracy Glover Studio?
Besides the fact that they’re all talented designers with beautiful product, they also have another connection… more
Recessed fixtures have become a standard part of home interiors. Since the 1990s, people have been stuck with what I call the "contractor’s special," which is a grid of 6-inch-diameter downlights per… more
New Trad designer Corey Damen Jenkins kicked off 2018 with the debut of a new lighting collection for Hudson Valley Lighting, and he’s not slowing down. Here the Michigan-based designer explains how… more
Three years ago, interior designer Lisa McDennon pitched a lighting collection to Hinkley and they loved it. When it made its debut at Lightovation this January, Hinkley’s showroom became a must-see… more
How do you know when to use a clear bulb or frosted bulb?
There are no hard and fast rules, but luckily you’ve asked somebody who has strong opinions.
First off, just to be confusing, light bulbs… more
Lisa Melone Cloughen, Principal Designer at Melone Cloughen Interiors, believes traditional design exudes a sense of timelessness — without being a slave to the past. Here she unpacks her design of… more
At a time when contemporary furniture, edgy LED fixtures and minimalistic, modern style has permeated mainstream home decor, there is a still a yearning for traditional design. In fact, all signs… more
Rethinking How We Light Dining Rooms
When I was growing up, the dining room was reserved strictly for company. As a family, we always ate in the kitchen. We rarely ventured into the dining room — it… more
As the winner of our inaugural First Look at Last Look competition, April Force Pardoe, owner and Principal Designer at April Force Pardoe Interiors, wowed our editors and social media followers with… more
Q. What is the best way to light shelving?
A. First off, you have to think about how translucent or opaque the objects are that you’re trying to illuminate. Solid items, like chinaware and books,… more
TIP 1: Start with basic biology
People are drawn to light like moths are drawn to flame. So, the first rule of thumb is to make the living room the brightest space in the house. Many times, everyone… more
Clients come to Glenn Gissler for his style, but they stay for his art expertise. The New York-based designer goes above and beyond to help his clients choose artwork for their homes and has sage… more
Tip 1: Know what to ask for
Before you decide whether to replace bulbs or replace components, it’s important to know what to be looking for. These points I’ve mentioned before, but I think it’s very… more