Lighting Designer

Information for and about residential lighting designers.

Facebook Ads Manager: How to Write Killer Ad Copy

With 1.94 billion monthly active users, Facebook continues to be the dominate social media platform. No matter your target demographic, you can find them posting, sharing and commenting on Facebook,…

Top 4 Places to Relax During Market in Dallas

On the first day of market, you feel your best. You have pep. You feel rested, and you're wearing your favorite shirt or dress. By the end of the day though, after all that walking, you feel sapped…

Houzz Launches New Trade Program

Since 2014, consumers and home design and renovation professionals have come to Houzz.com for great products and even greater services. Today, the home renovation and design platform launched the…

Designer Q&A: Robert Sonneman

For nearly 50 years, lighting designer Robert Sonneman has been a pioneer of contemporary lighting. Born and raised in New York City, he took an interest in art from a young age. He started his…

How Does Lighting Design Affect Finish Selections?

TIP 1: True blue light The mistake that architects, interior designers and homeowners often make is that they don’t consider how finishes will be altered under artificial light sources at night. It’…

Last Look with Nathan Orsman

Lighting designer Nathan Orsman has a unique talent for bringing intrigue to unproactive spaces. Here, the Australian-born designer walks us through his process of lighting this stately outdoor pool …

3 Tips for Blog Topic Brainstorming

It's finally time. You have your computer opened, and the cursor blinks up at you from the blank word document. Now all you need to do is write your blog, but the minute you raise your fingers to…

IFDA Scholarship Competition Open

The Educational Foundation of IFDA, the International Furnishings and Design Assn., has announced that a total of $12,500 in scholarship funding will be awarded this year to seven selected attendees…

Designer Q&A: Vermont Modern

Last January, the Hubbardton Forge showroom toasted the launch of its new brand, Vermont Modern, at Lightovation. The new line brought color and sharp designs to the showroom with unique fixtures…

How Can I Update My Lighting Without Replacing Everything?

TIP 1: The old switcheroo The quick and easy thing to do is to replace the existing incandescent or CFL bulbs with LEDs. Most bulbs these days have an LED equivalent. There are now shelves and…
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