Design Inspiration

High-Tech Furniture Pieces You Need To Know About

Contemporary furniture is ever-changing to suit our needs and requirements. These days there are multi-purpose smart couches, transformable study desks and so many other innovative pieces of…
Bogart four-light Bath Light in Matte Black with Polished Nickel accents from Kalco Lighting
Kalco Lighting Bogart Bath Light

Bogart Bath Light

A summer introduction from Kalco Lighting, the Bogart bath light looks dapper with its Matte Black accents and Polished Nickel hardware. Available as a one-, two-, three-, four- (shown here) and five…

Summer Market Preview: Dallas 2018

The summer editions of the Total Home & Gift Market (June 20-26) and Lightovation (June 20-23) at Dallas Market Center promise new introductions in furniture, lighting and accessories. See how…

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…
Vault Bath Light with four bulbs covered in caged mesh with brass accents from Quoizel
Quoizel Vault Bath Light

Vault Bath Light

Bathroom lighting need not be boring. The Vault bath light from Quoizel mixes industrial design with a little glamour. Steel mesh surrounds the Edison bulbs, and the brass accents add a touch of…
Outdoor kitchen and dining space with fireplace designed by Tres Jolie Maison
Designers Sue-Jolie Rioux and Timothy Boylan of Tres Jolie Maison design outdoor living spaces like this Florida outdoor kitchen to be an extension of in the indoors.

In the Outdoor Kitchen with Tres Jolie Maison

Part of the outdoor living trend, al fresco kitchens are having their moment in the sun — or shade as the case may be. As more consumers choose to stay home and entertain rather than go out on the…

Bath Lighting Beauties

Just ask the woman who realizes she’s wearing way too much bronzer at brunch or the man who missed a large swath of stumble on his chin — good bathroom lighting is pretty darn important. Of course,…
Tux three-light vanity light with glass surrounding the three bulbs and black accents on the metal from Capital lighting Fixture Co.
Capital Lighting Fixture Co. Tux Three-Light Vanity Light

Tux Three-Light Vanity

The Tux three-light vanity light from Capital Lighting Fixture Co. features three bulbs surrounded by clear glass. The metal bars and backplate are wrapped in a Black Tie finish.

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…
pexels kitchen island with stools
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What’s Hot in Kitchen Renovation Trends

Homeowners these days are obsessed with decluttering their kitchens, Houzz’s latest Kitchen Trends Study found. This is just one takeaway from the annual study which surveyed 1,734 U.S. homeowners…