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Trends In Ceiling Lighting

  By Namrata Naidu, Digital Marketing Team, Comet Lighting Ceiling lighting plays a pivotal role in any architectural or interior design project. It sets the mood, illuminates spaces, and even contributes to a building’s energy efficiency. Ceiling lighting has seen significant advancements, creating a broad range of innovative solutions. This post will examine the latest [...]

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Interior Designers Debate The “Big Light” On TikTok

  A viral debate has erupted on TikTok between interior designers and whether there should be an end to the “big light,” a phrase for any overhead or ceiling light. With the rise of more indirect, portable, accent, and task lighting, softer ambient lighting options are available without the central ceiling light. An article by [...]

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Indications That 3 Degree Beam Angle LED Lights Are Coming

  The LED lighting revolution has been remarkable, but one of the areas where LED technology has struggled to match legacy sources is ultra-narrow beam angles. Halogen, plasma, and lasers were more ideal point sources for ultra-narrow spotlights. For a time, LED could only get down to about 20o beam angles, and more recently 10o [...]

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10 Trends In Landscape Lighting

The following 10 trends in landscape lighting have been compiled from multiple sources. All of these lighting trends can be applied to commercial as well as residential landscapes. Linear Lighting Linear strip lights can be applied to the bottom edge of an overhanging step tread or integrated into hardscape materials. They enhance safe mobility and [...]

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Lighting Upgrades For 66 Major & Minor League Baseball Parks

  Over the past six years, both major and minor league baseball stadiums have been getting lighting upgrades to meet newer MLB lighting standards that also apply to the minor league parks (MiLB). To-date, more than 50 Minor League stadiums, and 16 Major League ballparks have upgraded to LED lighting that meets the MLB lighting [...]

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Tweener: Eliminating Poles From Tennis Court Lighting

  A fun find at LEDucation was Tweener. As I walked by their table, I looked over for the one-second scan to put them in a category, and I was stumped. I had to stop and hear the pitch. Tweener is an alternative way to light tennis and pickleball courts. It uses linear LED fixtures [...]

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Lighted Mirrors A Major Trend At January Lightovation

  One of the big trends at January Lightovation, reported by multiple sources, was lighted mirrors. While lighted mirrors go back to the days of linear fluorescent lamps, the variety, features, and popularity of LED lit mirrors is growing very fast. Decorative lighting manufacturers showing lighted mirrors at January Lightovation include Eurofase (image above), Oxygen, [...]

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Product Monday: An Elegant & Functional Way To Light A Closet

  Optique Lighting has announced the launch of their Armadio illuminated closet rod collection. These custom architectural Nano Linear closet rod luminaires are engineered to be one of the industry’s strongest closet rods and are offered in custom lengths to a designer’s specification, in 1/8-inch increments up to 8 feet. The closet rod diameter is 1.34 inches, [...]

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The Tex-Mex Phoenix: A Glazed Structure Is Transformed And Reborn

  The following is an excerpt from my article in the December issue of LD+A: “As the coronavirus pandemic raged on, an upscale bistro in Dallas, TX became one of its many casualties. The restaurant had been located in an iconic chrome and glass gem structure within the grassy downtown oasis of Klyde Warren Park. [...]

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Product Monday: Industville Expands Commercial Table Lamp Collection

  Industville, a UK-based artisanal lighting manufacturer, recently expanded their table lamp collection, which now includes Ornate, Pillar Geometric, Wooden Geometric, and Marble Table Lamps. The lamps are ideal for commercial spaces, including hotels, restaurants, and retail spaces. The expanded collection offers a diverse selection of styles, materials, and finishes. Customers can choose from a range of [...]

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