1. HIGH-TECH FIXTURES PUSH STYLE BOUNDARIES

    The myriad advancements in technology are making it easier for designers to create pendants, sconces and chandeliers that push horizontal and vertical boundaries. Slim, flat fixtures evoke a contemporary attitude and showcase the versatility of LED technology. Geometric designs feature circles, squa…Read More

  2. 6 EXTRAS YOU CAN EXPECT AT A LIGHTING SHOWROOM

    We are always talking about how great ALA-member lighting showrooms are. With the help of Lighting magazine, we've broken down 6 of the top reasons showrooms are truly something special when it comes to shopping for lighting. 1. Choices In a big box store, your choices are extremely limited—but th…Read More

  3. 8 LIGHTING DESIGN TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2018

    Wondering what's trending in lighting right now? Look no further than these eight design trends from Lighting magazine, then visit your local ALA-member showroom to make them a part of your home. 1. Botanicals - Pretty blooms and foliage offer an interesting riff on pattern, like in the Basilica by …Read More

  4. QUICK LIGHTING MAKEOVERS TO FIT EVERY LIFESTYLE AND BUDGET

    Whether you're looking for a five-minute fix, or you've got a little more time and money to dedicate to an update, you can make an impact on your home through a lighting makeover. With the help of your local ALA-member showroom, you can easily incorporate one of these ideas into your home. Five-minu…Read More

  5. ADDING FUNCTION WITH LIGHTING

    When it comes to lighting design, spaces not typically seen by guests sometimes do not get the attention they deserve. Household jobs are easier to tackle in an organized, well-lit space. The laundry room, for example, requires adequate task lighting to be most functional. It is important to make su…Read More

  6. CURATING COMFORT WITH CUSTOM LIGHTING

    You start and end almost every day in your bedroom, so shouldn't it be the place where you feel most comfortable? Through expertly curated fixtures and beautiful layers of light, your bedroom can quickly become your favorite room in the home - and not just because it's where you get your beauty rest…Read More

  7. CONSIDER TASKS AND STYLE WHEN SELECTING BATHROOM LIGHTING

    Often overlooked, bathroom lighting is more than simply a functional light source. Lighting in a bathroom is obviously key for providing proper illumination for specific tasks, such as makeup application and shaving. Yet, the confines of such a small space make bathroom fixtures all the more noticea…Read More

  8. INSIDE AND OUTSIDE LIGHT AFFECTS TV VIEWING

    When lighting a media viewing space, it is imperative to consider all sources of light. Natural light from outside is as influential as light from indoor fixtures. Multi-purpose spaces generally have windows, which create the need to control that light during the daytime as well as at night when eve…Read More

  9. HIT RESET WITH A KITCHEN LIGHTING UPDATE

    Ready for a redo? Many homeowners resolve to kick start a new year by making improvements to themselves as well as their home. When it comes to home renovations, the first place on which most people focus their attention is the kitchen. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), popular t…Read More