Easy to Install Kichler LED Tape Light
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Easy to Install Kichler LED Tape Light

Easy to Install Kichler LED Tape Light Kichler LED Tape Light is an excellent product! Installer friendly Plug-and-play power supply 3M™ brand adhesive backing Many available additional accessories Dimmable tape light power supply In-wall rated wires are out of view (and costs less than competitive wire options) Kichler 12V LED Tape Light Installation Instructions for…

Kitchen Pendants
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Kitchen Pendants

This months article the best of The Best in House Beautiful, November 2016 recommends: 79. Kitchen Pendants Statement-making versions are the new paradigm for lighting an island. There are so many styles to choose from! This eat-in kitchen with Tech Lighting Antique Bronze Two-Circuit Monorail with Tortoise Shell Ovation Pendants with Iron Wrap Accessories and…

Showcase & Display Lighting
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Showcase & Display Lighting

Need lighting for a store? Here is a great resource! HERA Track-LED Showcase Lighting This product is great for any display case, especially those with glass shelving.  You mount the “track” vertically, then attach individual spotlights. The spotlights swivel to direct the light exactly where you want. Hera’s new Stem-LED is an adjustable stem light…

Gothic Revival and Other Medieval Styles
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Gothic Revival and Other Medieval Styles

Hard to believe, but there are styles other than Mid-century Modern. One of my favorite Decorating books is Decorative Style by Kevin McCloud, a set designer turned interior decorator. “The most original and comprehensive sourcebook of styles, treatments, techniques, and materials.” It covers forty styles; Classical Town Styles, Country Styles, Medieval Styles, Renaissance Styles, Victorian…

Track Lighting – Beyond the Basics – Cable Lighting
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Track Lighting – Beyond the Basics – Cable Lighting

Cables can suspend light fixtures or pendants. Tech Lighting Systems Kable Lites are completely customizable. Low-voltage heads or pendants are suspended from two parallel cables that virtually disappear while the fixtures appear to almost float in the space. Kable Lite is a flexible solution particularly suited for high ceilings making the fixtures themselves take center…

Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials
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Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials

Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials. The latest issue of House Beautiful July/August 2016 regular item The Best features Natural Wicker and Rattan. Not just for Summer, these natural materials can add a comfortable, casual style to your home year round. Check out these ideas! Natural Transitional Pendants…

Unique Glam Vanity Lights from Access Lighting

Unique Glam Vanity Lights from Access Lighting

The unique Glam Collection from Access Lighting features chrome finish with Mirror glass that beautifully reflects the surroundings when unlit. Once lit, strands of crystal beads are visible, diffusing the bright xenon light source. The collection includes bath lighting, ceiling lighting, single and multiple pendants and a chandelier. Access Glam Collection > More Crystal Bath…

Park Lighting Changes to LED
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Park Lighting Changes to LED

I watched them changing the park lighting to LED. Public lighting matters. It’s not just for safety. The right lighting makes an area more appealing. Public lighting can combine form with function for aesthetically pleasing lighting that invites you into the park. Many cities are investing in changing their lighting over to LED. The economics…

Chinoiserie Style
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Chinoiserie Style

This beautiful dining room (House Beautiful December/January 2014) has hints of Chinoiserie Style with oriental lanterns in front of the mirror on the buffet. The china is a fanciful Oriental landscape and the flatware is gold bamboo. The lighting is a beautiful traditional crystal chandelier. There are a lot of options or Oriental, Asian and…