LED

With the constant advances in LED technology, these fixtures are gaining popularity. Whether chosen for their longevity, energy efficiency, or sculptural aesthetic, these pieces showcase the latest in lighting technology. Powered on or off, LED lighting makes a statement in any room. This section keeps up with new products and technologies and reports the innovative ways people are now using LED lighting.

Hinkley Lighting Partners With Deckorators on New Deck Lighting Line

Deckorators by Hinkley Lighting, a new line of low-voltage deck lighting jointly developed by both companies, launched this week at DeckExpo in Baltimore, MD. The collaboration between Hinkley…
LSG Good Day & Night downlight
Lighting Science’s new Good Day&Night downlight enables users to easily change between focus-enhancing and sleep-enhancing spectrums. The luminaire is controlled via a standard wall switch or by a wireless switch accessory, and mounting kits are available for retrofit and new construction.

To Your Health

In a country where adult obesity rates were nearly 40 percent in 2015-16, the cost of healthcare clocks in at about $10,000 per person, and still, in 2018, more than 133.9 million Americans live in…

ALA President Testifies on Tariffs

Earlier today, Eric Jacobson, President and CEO of the American Lighting Association, delivered testimony to the Section 301 Committee regarding tariffs on products imported from China. ALA has taken…
Bobby Berk at Lowe's
Bobby Berk mingles with guests after his talk at an event put on by Lowe's and GE Lighting. (Photo: Jim Vondruska)

4 Lighting Design Tips From Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk

At a Lowe’s in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood on a Wednesday night this spring, around 50 interior design bloggers and influencers gathered for light bites and insight on lighting design from…

Ode to Outdoor (Lighting)

If interior lighting is the delicious strawberry cream cheese filling between the perfect layers of sponge cake, then outdoor lighting is, of course, the icing on the cake. (Or maybe we’ve just been…

2018: Year of the Smart Home, Part 2

Light + Building's “Smart Living in an E-House” exhibit was a mockup of an intelligent house, equipped throughout with cutting-edge smart products that provide greater comfort, safety and efficiency…
Three RELAMP printed LED bulbs in purple, multi-color and blue
Photo: Jess Schaack

Design Q&A: Relamp, The Printed Light Bulb

Over the last few years, the Edison bulb trend dominated at Lightovation and market centers across the country. So many companies from Hinkley to Stylecraft to Mitzi created fixtures designed to…
outdoor LED stairwell lights
Traditional step lights don’t light stairs evenly, but there are newer options available now that do. Photography by Randall Whitehead.

Stepping Up: Stairwell Lighting

Lighting stairways has always been a bit of a challenge. There are many more choices to make today than there used to be. This is a good thing. Which one is the right one for you, though, is the real…
Bravo Flush Mount showing a square piece of steel with the light coming through the center from Quoizel
Quoizel Bravo Flush Mount

Bravo Flush Mount

A flush mount with a little modern flair, the Bravo flush mount from Quoizel may look simple in design, but the dual panes of screen-printed glass are inverted to maximize the radiant glow of the…

Recessed Fixtures: The Hole Dilemma

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…