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5 Answers to Tough Customer LED Questions

As LEDs grow in popularity, chances are more clients will be asking tough LED questions that interior designers or even home furnishings retailers may not know how to answer.  We asked experts at…
The Houzz app offers all the benefits of the website in an app.
The Houzz app offers all the benefits of the website in an app.

5 Free Apps Every Interior Designer Needs

Interior designers rarely stay in one place. They’re meeting with clients, attending conferences and browsing showrooms and home decor stores. With all this mobility, they need to be able to work on…
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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…
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Let Kerrie Kelly give her expert opinion.

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…

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…

Vendors Bring A Game to Atlanta

The just-ended Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market was the Southern design hotspot to feature the latest looks in gifts, personal accessories, tabletop and home decor. Among the…
Trace sputnik swing arm lamp with Chrome accents and a Matte Black finish from Quoizel
Quoizel's Trace chandelier has adjustable arms, so how do you determine how high to hang it? Lighting Doctor Randall Whitehead has the answer.

Best Mounting Height for Swing-Arm Lamps

Getting the correct height for these bedside fixtures is crucial, says our expert. See what advice Lighting Doctor Randall Whitehead has to offer curious readers in this blog. Q.: Randall, what is…
Lenny pendant with a Natural Iron finish from Arteriors, which displays its UL listing
The Lenny pendant from Arteriors Home has a UL lighting listing for damp/covered outdoor spaces. Here's what that means.

UL Lighting Listings Explained

Randall Whitehead, IALD, explains the omnipresent UL designation and what it means for your product offering. Q.: Randall, what is a UL lighting listing, and why is a label from UL required on light…
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From left: Barclay Butera, Bobby Berk and Dann Foley will be a part of Phillips Collection events happening during the January 2017 Las Vegas market.

Phillips Collection Reveals January Las Vegas Market Events

Phillips Collection has announced its events happening during the January 2017 Las Vegas Market, January 22-26. Bobby Berk Meet & Greet Bobby Berk will talk about what’s new and hot in home…
Concrete ceiling lighting ideas for a work space with concrete ceilings and hanging pendants
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How to Deal With Concrete Ceilings

Q: We have moved into a fantastic high-rise condominium, but we have a problem: The ceilings are concrete and we just have one junction box in the main room. How do we do anything beyond track? A:…