1. How LEDs are Transforming Interior Design

    The shift toward LED light bulbs in interior design is happening quickly, as manufacturers and homeowners find more ways to use these new types of lighting inside common areas of homes. LEDs come in a wide variety of hues and colors that can transform an ordinary bathroom into something that will give you an artistic experience when you get ready for work in the morning. According to The Wall Stre…Read More

  2. Prepare to be Inspired

    STYLE STARTER: From the runway to a lighting showroom to you Looking for ideas? Whether you know exactly what you want or need an inspirational spark to kick start your style, Lighting magazine is your best go-to guide for home lighting and décor ideas. The 2017 Lighting issue features the latest light fixture fashions to dress up your home. For example: Ruffles – Detailing makes a difference i…Read More

  3. Go from Dull to Dynamite

    Spring is a good time to refresh your home. All it takes is one stunning light fixture to take your room from uninspired to spectacular. STYLE STATEMENT: A fixture can totally change your room's dynamic. Splurge on focal-point fixtures. They set the tone for your home. With so much riding on one fixture, or set of fixtures, it's best to consult with a professional at an ALA-member showroom to get …Read More

  4. Light – the Heart of Your Home

    Light can have a profound effect on all aspects of life -- your mood, work and health. QUICK FIX: Make a big change in a little time.   It only takes minutes to make a big change in your home's lighting. Here's how: 5 minutes – Put in a new light bulb. Pick an LED to save energy and light bulb life. To better match traditional incandescent light, go for one with a 2700 Kelvin rating. (Look on…Read More

  5. Lighten Up with LED-infused Fixtures

    Update your home environment with state-of-the-art, style-forward lighting that has LEDs built right into the fixture. RIGHT LIGHT: New technology fuses light sources with fixtures. One of the most significant current home design trends is the use of integrated LED fixtures where the LED light source is a permanent part of the fixture. The fixture does not use a bulb in the traditional sense. Whil…Read More

  6. December 2016: The Beauty of Decorative Lighting

    Decorative lights are the unsung heroes of great lighting design. These statement fixtures are important in conveying specific design themes, and can also be used in light layering. Choosing light fixtures can be a complicated task. Lighting and ceiling fans are crucial in not only the functionality of the rooms in your home, but also the design. Decorative light fixtures come in a variety of sha…Read More

  7. November 2016: Holiday Glow

    A Welcoming Home 'Tis the season for entertaining. Perfectly placed lighting will make your home look warm and inviting as your guests arrive. CONVERSATION STATION: Shine a light on favorite gathering areas. Whether you want to create a gathering spot for all of your friends and family, or a more cozy conversation space, a distinctive, light-directing fixture is a great way to draw in your guests.…Read More

  8. October 2016: Latest Looks in Lighting

    Four styles dominate lighting design in 2016. Your home is an expression of who you are and is meant to be a haven for family and friends. To create your special place, consider the four most popular 2016 lighting trends: • Unexpected shapes. New and unusual designs turn standard fixtures into statement pieces. • Industrial style. Equal parts vintage and modern come together with charming char…Read More

  9. September 2016: Make a Statement with Your Kitchen Lighting

    Artificial light is a necessary feature for home kitchens. In this space, you work with sharp tools and depend on your eyes to chop, read labels, inspect food and clean up afterward. With so much importance placed on kitchen lighting design, you have to be practical. However, this shouldn’t limit you from making a bold statement in your kitchen. Each kitchen is different, therefore, you have to …Read More

  10. August 2016: Using Light to Maximize Any Space

    Have you ever felt something is just not right with the design of one of the rooms in your home? Before rearranging your furniture for the fourth time, consider all possible lighting options. Regardless of the size of your space, lighting can have a huge impact. However, lighting is also one of the most underused tools in design. Considering it affects the way humans view everything in their line …Read More