https://videopress.com/v/67XaWGxf?preloadContent=metadata If you are one of my faithful readers that was sad in 2020 because I wrote only half my normal quantity of posts, I owe you an apology and an explanation. Of course, 2020 is a year that will go down in history as the year of "no apology needed." I'm sorry I didn't... Continue Reading →
Seven Saintly Solutions
Seven Saintly Solutions, Presented by David Warfel from DMF Lighting on Vimeo. One of the perks of starting your own company is that you get to pick your job title. At some point I decided that "Chief Evangelist of Light" (CEL) would be my own. Evangelist is a term that can have positive and negative... Continue Reading →
Time Zooms By
Whew. It's been hard to find time to blog the past few months. I can blame that on the pandemic, but that is only partially true. I'll blame it on Zoom instead. Our design team is spread across three time zones and six states, and we rely on remote communication tools like Zoom for continual... Continue Reading →
Endgame: Lighting Designers vs Interior Designers
"But we already have an interior designer who is helping us with lighting. Why should we hire a lighting designer?" Here's the answer: Lighting Designers are lighting designers and Interior Designers are...interior designers. Make sense? Okay, let's put it another way: Interior Designers craft and coordinate the entire look of a home. Lighting Designers make... Continue Reading →
We stumbled upon CSL a year or so ago and were immediately in love with the Gyroshift recessed multiples. They are the cleanest fixture of this type I have ever seen and come in a staggering array of options. I just finished a cruise ship project with a number of these and, well, I'm still... Continue Reading →
Review: WAC Lighting
We love everyone we've met from WAC Lighting. In addition to wanting to hang out with them, we like their product, too. Check them out in our video review below. https://youtu.be/Fe6HQsX8udg
Review: Coastal Source
There is landscape lighting...and then there is Coastal Source. They were new to us this year, but what makes them different makes them great. Check out review on youtube below. And please forgive the quality of our performances. We're not real actors, we just play them on tv. https://youtu.be/dLGsBuL7T-E
DMF is different, and we think their engineering and design team has created a revolutionary product. Check out our video review for why we like them and what sets them apart from the crowd.
American Lighting offers a wide variety of products from recessed downlights to holiday string lights, but we're focused on their linear LED systems, commonly known as tape light. Check out our short review of their product on Youtube, and also check out the kitchen project we did with their product. A big thank you goes... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/6zBioGw9Kmk A big thanks to the team at Colorbeam for sending us a demo kit so we could dive in deeper to this intriguing forward-thinking product. The hands-on experience allayed our fears, increased our comfort level, and was just plain fun.