Human-Centric Lighting

How exactly does lighting affect our lives? Why does a sunset help us feel relaxed? Why are we more productive under bright, white light? The answers lie deeply embedded in our evolutionary biology, and Human-Centric Lighting is giving us control.

Salone del Mobile 2018

The world's largest design fair happens annually in Milan, and we've got a front row seat to the latest trends and inspiring new fixtures.

Outdoor Lighting Ideas

From waterproof pendants and landscape lighting to poolside speakers and stylish sconces, these outdoor lights will transform your space into an oasis.

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Most Common Lighting Mistakes

The most common lighting mistakes can have a drastic impact, but our lighting experts are here to help you avoid these universal lighting blunders.

Euroluce 2017

From enormous interactive lighting experiences to colorful LEDs and groundbreaking touchscreen controls, visitors were invited to play...

Sustainable Lighting & Green Design

These days, with adjectives like eco-friendly, green, and sustainable being tossed around like trout in a fish market, the concept of sustainability has become both diluted and murky...

Dorm Room Lamps

The back-to-school season is upon us, which can only mean one thing for college students - it's time to deck out the dorm room...

Back to School

The iconic desk lamp is every students best friend, but don't forget about reading lights, string lights and Bluetooth speakers. Studying never felt so stylish.

Technology

The Future of LED

Using advanced optical systems and nano-materials, the CoeLux artificial skylight produces an LED sun in an endless blue sky...

LED Desk Lamp

As LED lamp technology continues to advance, costs have come down and light quality has increased dramatically...

Meet Mineheart

Mineheart takes its name from Shakespear's 46th sonnet, "Mine eye and mine heart are at mortal war..."

Lifestyle

Design by Decade - 1900s

Today's nostalgia for simplicity in a mile-a-minute world, coupled with the cozy glow that Edison and Squirrel Cage bulbs provide...

Lifestyle

Design by Decade - 1910s

This is the second installment of our Design by Decade series. Previously, we introduced vintage lighting styles from the 1900s...

Lifestyle

Design by Decade - 1930s

In the midst of the Great Depression, 1930s America was full of contradictions. A climate of uncertainty drew out extremes...

Lifestyle

Design by Decade - 1940s

The 1940s were a tumultuous time for many. Contradictions between Traditionalism and Modernism that took root in the '30s...

Lifestyle

Design by Decade - 1950s

The 1950s was a momentous time in the United States. For the first time in history, America had become the most powerful, prosperous nation...

Creative Outdoor Lighting

When it comes to outdoor entertaining, it's all about ambiance. The difference between a bare backyard, a relaxing and intimate dinner...

Outdoor Track Lighting

Outdoor track lighting is becoming a popular choice for illuminating outdoor areas like covered patios, decks, screened-in porches and backyard pergolas...

Best Outdoor Ceiling Fans

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but on those hot summer days and warm evenings, the patio seems to take over. Here's a look at some of the best outdoor ceiling fans, bringing both beauty and the breeze.

How to Last in Lighting

With the pace at which technology, design and personal tastes change, one might consider lighting as a truly "on and off" industry...

Profile

Nick Holonyak - LED Lighting

They're everywhere. Everywhere you go, it's impossible not to come across a device that uses LEDs, and we have Nick Holonyak to thank...

Lifestyle

Design by Decade - 1920s

Sounds of jazz drifting down busy streets, the scent of automobile exhaust, and glamorous, fresh styles welcomed men and women to the 1920s...

Meet NOON HOME

Smart home lighting technology is experiencing its own evolution, but Bay-area startup, NOON Home, is changing the game.