Lighting is essential in any home design. From accent to task to decorative lighting, we share the latest trends and technical innovations.

Meyda Lighting Barrel Stave Chandelier

Rugged rustic charm greets Gothic character with Barrel Stave chandeliers from Meyda Lighting. This lighting design was inspired by antique wooden staves traditionally bound by wooden hoops in the…
Maxim Acoustic Pendant
Maxim Acoustic Pendant

Maxim Acoustic Pendant Wins LIT Award

The Acoustic Pendant by Maxim Lighting has been named Best Pendant in the Lighting category of the 2020 LIT Lighting Design Awards. Voted on by a panel composed of esteemed members of academia, press…

Crystorama Silas Chandelier

The Silas from Crystorama interlaces organic wood beads with jute rows, bringing an organic element to its environment. A series of beads are strung together, taking on a handmade aesthetic that…
lighting for wellness
Using texture and light to create dynamic pattern can mimic natural light. The texture of the green wall is accentuated using lighting, creating dimensionality and dynamic highlights and shadows.

How Lighting Can Influence Wellness

The purpose of lighting goes beyond just illuminating the darkness. Light, particularly natural light, tells our bodies the time of day and has a direct impact on our health and wellness, as well as…

Regina Andrew Playa Table Lamp

With earthen tones, natural texture and curves, the Playa ceramic table lamp by Regina Andrew Detroit was named for the spots of desert that become dry and cracked from evaporation. A large, ceramic…
The Lighting Doctor, Neon Lighting, Randall Whitehead
The Light Inside by James Turrell, Houston Museum of Modern Art. Photo by Randall Whitehead

Neon: Visual Lighted Icons in the Night

 There is something about neon that just enthralling. It is amazing to me that something so rigid can look so fluid. I like to think of neon as the art of signage. And certainly artists have used…

Artcraft Sunburst Chandelier

The Sunburst Collection chandelier from Artcraft is a beautiful focal point. The exterior frame is matte black encasing a satin brass cluster of thin hollow rods. 

Straight & Narrow: Slim Wall Sconces

Don’t let the slim profiles of these wall sconces fool you. They provide ample lighting while complementing a range of styles, from modern to traditional.  This bronzed two-light sconce from…

Kuzco Taro Sconce

The Taro Collection from Kuzco is inspired by the ancient art of origami. Molded from aluminum and powder coated in a sleek black or white finish, this collection is the perfect statement piece for…
pendant lighting
Today’s pendants come in a variety of styles that can add drama to a room, such as the Rowland large crystal and gold fixtures from Alora.

How Pendant Lighting Fixtures Can Transform a Room

We update our phones every year, but we’ll hang onto architectural lighting fixtures in our homes for decades,” says Randall Whitehead, the Lighting Doctor, lighting designer and author of Beautiful…