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Lighting Design Tips

Lighting Design Tips & Tricks

How high should a chandelier hang? What's the deal with LEDs? If you're working on a home or décor project, big or small, we can help.

Find articles, tip sheets and more to guide you through common (and not-so-common) lighting and design issues in your home.

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Socket Science

The Meaning of Lumens

If you’re used to thinking in wattage, you're not alone. Here are some guidelines for those of us who use standard incandescent watts to shop for bulbs:

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How To Choose Dining Room Pendant Lighting

How To Choose Dining Room Pendant Lighting

Whether you’re hosting 2 or 20, the right pendant in the dining room can be a showpiece for the space.

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How To Choose Kitchen Pendant Lighting

How To Choose Kitchen Pendant Lighting

The kitchen has become the hub of many homes, requiring lighting that can play double duty between illuminating everyday tasks and adding personality to the room's design. Here are a few ways pendant lighting gets it done.

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Bathroom Lighting Ideas

3 Tips For Better Bathroom Lighting

The right lights really can make you more beautiful. Find out how to improve your bathroom lighting and make the transition from a place to get ready to a relaxing retreat as easy as 1-2-3.

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Dining Room Lighting Tips

Do the Dining Room (Light) Right

It's one of the most communal rooms in the house, so you’ll want to make sure the atmosphere is set for holidays, get-togethers and more. Here are our 8 top tips for perfect dining room lighting.

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Home LED Lighting

Is Your Home Ready for LED Lighting?

The quick answer is yes—but where? Learn what areas of your home are particularly well-suited for LEDs to maximize the capabilities of this ever-advancing technology.

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UL Ratings

UL Ratings for Lighting & Ceiling Fans

What exactly do UL ratings mean? What is a damp location versus a wet location? When is it safe to use a fixture outdoors?

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