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Product designers, interior designers and lighting designers are working in a changing industry. Competition from online services, DIY and home improvement tv shows, plus changing consumer lifestyles have continued to shift the way business is done. In this section, product designers, interior designers and lighting designers can read news, trend articles and more.

Our Favorite Interior Design Blogs

We at Lighting & Decor read constantly: magazines, websites submissions, social media posts, the never-ending email streams. Even with all our work, we always make time to read through our…

Idea Board: Smart Home

Living Room Clever mechanics and advanced engineering allow a living room to transform based on user preferences and needs, standing the test of time.   The Elo square coffee table by Christophe…

Kerrie Kelly's Go-To Bathroom Products

Though not traditionally viewed as the most glamorous room in the home, the bathroom has become a personal oasis — a haven for health, beauty and general rejuvenation. Here award-winning interior…

ASID Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation is accepting proposals for its sixth annual Transform Grants through March 15, 2017. Awarded annually, the Transform Grants support…

Tour the Diamonds of Design Vignette Exhibition

This year marked the 60th anniversary of AmericasMart Atlanta, and what better way to celebrate a diamond anniversary than with a diamond vignette? The Diamonds of Design Vignette Exhibition…

In an Open Layout, How Can You Light a Kitchen Effectively?

TIP 1: Go with the flow It used to be that kitchens were separated from the rest of the house by doors or a pass-through to the dining room. Because the kitchen was set apart, lighting didn’t…

Last Look with Barclay Butera

1. “With all the stone and wood, I knew that a light fixture with incredible detail and shine would be the perfect exclamation mark for the project. Especially when you deal with neutrals, you’d…

Capel Rugs and Anthony Baratta to Collaborate

Capel Rugs has forged a partnership with designer Anthony Baratta to develop a new line of rug designs that will be introduced at the October 2017 High Point Market. “I am thrilled and honored to be…

Home Furnishing and Design Industry Remembers Ann Lambeth

Design industry icon Ann Lambeth has died after a battle with cancer. Vice President of the J Lambeth trade showroom for more than 40 years, Lambeth along with her family, was an integral part of the…

The Proper Height for Hanging a Dining Room Chandelier

Q: What is the correct mounting height for a fixture over a dining room table? A: First off, I’ll provide a guideline: The bottom of the fixture should be 32 to 36 inches above the tabletop. Now…
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