Consumer Research

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…
The latest report is out.
The latest report is out.

What the 2017 Houzz & Home Report Tells Us About Home Renovation Trends

Home renovations continue to be a booming business according to Houzz.com's annual Houzz & Home report. Today the home improvement social media site released its annual survey with over 100,000…
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What You Need to Know About Tax Reform

Now that healthcare reform stalled, President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have turned their attention to tax reform — an area of the law that impacts the lighting and home decor industry…
Kichler's Jeffrey Dross noticed trends - like this oil-rubbed bronze - seem to be moving faster in the lighting industry. Here's what that means for us.
Kichler's Jeffrey Dross noticed trends - like this oil-rubbed bronze - seem to be moving faster in the lighting industry. Here's what that means for us.

The Speed of Trends

I remember attending the KBIS tradeshow in 2010 and overhearing a joke. “Tuscany called, they want their kitchens back!” For 10 years, the Tuscan, Olde World look was radically popular and then,…
Interior Design Billings Index
Interior Design Billings Index

2016 Interior Design Billings Index 4th Quarter Results Show Cautious Growth

Interior designers remain on edge even as the latest research from the Interior Design Billings Index (IDBI) showed signs of economic growth in 2016. The research, conducted by American Society of…