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.

(Photo: Zuo Modern)
(Photo: Zuo Modern)

New in LED: Portable Possibilities

Decorative LED continues to make strides — these table and floor lamp options will surely be on your hit list this summer.
You can create additional ambient light for a bedroom if closet doors are translucent, such as these shoji panels.
You can create additional ambient light for a bedroom if closet doors are translucent, such as these shoji panels. (Photo: Dennis Anderson Photography)

The Most Effective Way to Illuminate a Closet

TIP 1: Look at the time! When you’re getting dressed in the morning, often it’s still dark, so you’re depending on the illumination in your closet to make clothing selections. If the sun was out, we…
Golden Lighting partnered with Florida State University for its lighting design competition.
Golden Lighting partnered with Florida State University for its lighting design competition.

Golden Lighting Announces Lighting Design Competition Results

Golden Lighting announced this week the winners of its collegiate-level design competition open to Florida State University Students. FSU students were taught the basics of lighting design and asked…

THIN Multiples

From Juniper, THIN Multiples is a collection of ultra-thin linear LED arrays providing a functional light source with adaptable outputs to complete design schemes of every classification. The Dyad,…
Shown here in a Cherry Wood finish, the Orchid LED table lamp from PURillume shines bright.
Shown here in a Cherry Wood finish, the Orchid LED table lamp from PURillume shines bright.

PURillume Creates Personal Lighting Experiences

Light matters. The latest research shows that bright light in the morning and low light in the evenings help regulate circadian rhythms, which means more sleep and better health overall. In an…
Holtkoetter Epsilon T desk lamp
Holtkoetter Epsilon desk lamp

Epsilon T Desk Lamp

Holtkoetter's Epsilon T desk lamp can fold/unfold and swivel on its axis. Dimmable with a touch dimmer, the lamp, equipped with a 2700K LED, uses 23W and throws 3,000 lumens.     
What's new in LED? Here's what you need to know.
What's new in LED? Here's what you need to know.

LED Trends to Talk About

Online discussion forums and sales floors from Boise to Boston are filled with tales of consumers who would rather eat dirt than replace their beloved incandescents with LED bulbs.  “LED lighting is…
LED bulbs from Philips Hue collection
CFLs and LED bulbs like the Philips Hue collection are growing in popularity.

Majority of American Households Embrace CFL and LED Bulbs

The most recent data from the 2015 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) shows that today's home is in a state of energy transformation. Energy-saving light bulbs have grown sharply in…
Eaton Halo Surface Mount LED Downlight
Eaton Halo Surface Mount LED Downlight

Halo Surface Mount LED Downlight

Eaton's Halo Surface Mount LED downlight can easily and quickly be installed directly into drywall without the need for a recessed housing or a junction box, ideal where plenum space is limited. The…
Eaton lighting controls
Eaton Z Wave Collection, www.eaton.com/wiringdevices

Thoughts From LEDucation

The Lighting & Decor team was on the road this week, making a stop at LEDucation to check out the latest offerings in the LED lighting arena. While there, I sat in on a session called “Is LED…