WHY WE DON'T SELL FIXTURES...AND WHY WE PARTNER WITH PEOPLE WHO DO. About twenty years ago, a fresh and eager younger me was hired into his first professional architectural lighting design job. I was thrilled. I knew everything already (of course!!) because I was twenty-something and had two college degrees. Over the last twenty years... Continue Reading →
It all started with a sketch. I wanted to add glow to a table that would be easy for clients to use every night, like candles but without the dripping and smoking and constant replacing. It is easy to sketch, but something altogether different to make happen in reality. Then we moved into our current... 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 →
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
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
I know, I know. This has got to be a joke, right? Just in time for the holiday season, I'm issuing my second light bulb buying guide. Yep, light bulbs. This started last year when I tried to buy a light bulb and went down the proverbial rabbit-hole. 18 bulbs later I had a spreadsheet... Continue Reading →
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.
Here's the scenario: you finally decide to trade in your car for new one, and make the decision to go electric. You're thinking you'll get a Tesla: high tech, fast, beautiful and long range. But without knowing it, you bought a golf cart. It's electric, like a Tesla. What's the difference? "We're getting LEDs." When... Continue Reading →