Lighting Designer

Information for and about residential lighting designers.

JBanks timbers
Vanderslice and her design associates create resort-focused retreats for residential and commercial clients on a global scale.

A 'Vacay' Vibe: How J. Banks' Joni Vanderslice Manages Interior Design and Retail Businesses

When it comes to interior design, Joni Vanderslice, President and Owner of J. Banks, does it all. She’s been at the helm of Hilton Head, SC-based J. Banks for more than 30 years, which covers…
House Beautiful Castelle
The Savannah Collection is the latest introduction from Castelle and Barclay Butera.

Castelle Collection Featured in House Beautiful Show House in Nashville

The second annual House Beautiful Whole Home Concept Show House has opened its doors in Nashville, TN with the outdoor spaces adorned with furnishings from the Savannah Collection by Barclay Butera…
dining table and chairs
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Today’s Affluent Consumer: What the Research Tells Us

Affluent consumers are evolving, but having more money doesn’t necessarily mean owning more things. Research has shown that many affluent consumers care about design, and they’re also interested in…
Phillips Collection planters
Neutral colors and simple shapes, as seen in the selection of planters from Phillips Collection pictured above, allow the plants inside to stand out.

Today's Planters Bring Style to Trending Natural Design Elements

As the outdoors continues to move in, the desire to bring more natural elements indoors and out continues to climb. Because today’s tech savvy consumers are exhibiting a newfound appreciation of…
Bobby Berk kitchen
(Photo: Tessa Neustadt)

Last Look With Bobby Berk

“Queer Eye” designer Bobby Berk isn’t afraid of going bold, and this kitchen in the Vista Santa Fe community in San Diego is no exception. See how Berk layers textures to create a space that feels…
pexels blank notebook
It's up to you to tell the story of your brand and connect with your ideal consumer. (Photo: Pexels user Tirachard Kumtanom)

Who Defines Your Brand?

Branding. It’s what differentiates one company from the next. It’s also what connects us to our customers. “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room,” says Amazon's…

Design by Retail: How the Mother-Daughter Duo Behind Coco & Dash Continue to Evolve Their Business

By now, if you’re in the home industry, you’ve probably heard of Coco & Dash and Ciao, Coco!, the award-winning Dallas home furnishings and accents stores run by mother-daughter team Teddie and…
Kristi Hopper nursery
(Photo by Michael Hunter)

Last Look With Kristi Hopper

When a Texas couple planned to adopt a baby, they needed a nursery that was as comfortable as it was functional. Designer Kristi Hopper created this neutral-yet-playful space that pairs muted colors…
Surya panel
Left to right: Terry Sullivan of Willow Tree Design, Grace Sielaff of M. Grace Interior Design, Katie Wozniak of Katherine Elizabeth Designs and Debbie Auer of Auer Design

Design Chicago Panel Focuses on Interior Design Trends

At Surya’s showroom at Design Chicago last week, Furniture, Lighting & Decor Editor-in-Chief Diane Falvey moderated an engaging panel discussion focused on a key facet of interior design work:…

Steelyard Adds New Tools and Features

Just in time for the October High Point Market, Steelyard has announced new time-saving features and tools. Of note, Steelyard has developed, refined and added a new Collaboration feature, a one-…