Would you be concerned if you had to eat McDonald's hamburgers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the rest of your life? Did you know you are probably doing the equivalent with your light? Without food, we die. We need food, regularly and sufficiently, to survive. Many of us now have the privilege of moving... Continue Reading →
I want you to buy my car. It is white, has 18" wheels and a hybrid motor, and I want you to pay me $50,000. Pretend that you do not know much about cars, so you ask the friendly clerk at a nearby tire shop. It turns out that they can also sell you a... Continue Reading →
Awhile back I posted a Lightseeing piece when I attended a conference at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Sometimes conferences take places at hotels that have pretty scruffy rooms. This was not one of those conferences. Every room at the Venetian is a suite; the one above was mine. I counted over twenty light sources... Continue Reading →
January is a good time to fly south and check out Lightovation at the Dallas Market Center. The annual event for buyers is focused primarily on showrooms and distributors but integrators are beginning to show up- especially those that also do decorative lighting. I was at Lightovation to share my passion for linear lighting with... 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
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.
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.
Check out this short video of our two-day process to re-light a fifteen-year old project with updated technology and science. What has changed in the last fifteen years? Everything. Just remember, I'm a lighting designer, not a movie star (this will be obvious).
There are more lighting products than ever on the shelves, but that can make it tough for a homeowner to make smart choices. Why is lighting getting harder? How can we wade through the hype and get better lighting in our homes? The last fifteen years have seen the biggest disruption in lighting since Thomas... Continue Reading →