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LED Tape Lighting Techniques
Maxim Lighting & ET2 Contemporary Lighting, industry leaders in LED technology, are turning wasted space into wow features with the latest LED tape lighting tools. StarStrand LED tape, available in a wide range of color temperatures from a warm golden glow to sparkling white light, provides new opportunities for lighting small spaces, once inaccessible by traditional bulb technology. “Typically, harsher climates in the Southwest and coastal areas use stainless steel outdoor lighting fixtures but the material deteriorates over time because of the salt erosion. Vivex sets a new standard with a longer lifespan and more designer-focused fixtures,” explains Naomi Sperling, Chief Operations Officer of Maxim Lighting International.
Available in 12V and 24V tape and enclosed as channel lighting, StarStrand’s energy-efficient technology provides both practical and artistic illumination. A single ENERGY STAR-qualified LED light bulb can last up to 25,000 hours and use 75% less energy than an incandescent light bulb.
Vivex Outdoor Lighting Fixtures
Outdoor lighting for extreme climates has a new stylish alternative to stainless steel and clunky resin. Vivex ™, a new technology and material by Maxim Lighting and ET2 Contemporary Lighting, withstands the wrath of Mother Nature from coastal to desert conditions.
“Typically, harsher climates in the Southwest and coastal areas use stainless steel outdoor lighting fixtures but the material deteriorates over time because of the salt erosion. Vivex sets a new standard with a longer lifespan and more designer-focused fixtures,” explains Naomi Sperling, Chief Operations Officer of Maxim Lighting International.
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Lite Source InstaGlam
Lite Source just created the easiest room makeover ever? Just flip a switch! The glamour and elegance of yesteryear is back in our fashion, our art, and now even our homes. The time has come to jump on this hot trend and add a touch of glitz and a dash of flash to your home - in two words: crystal and chrome.
Crystal has long been associated with glamour. Crystal chandeliers and crystal-laden fixtures exude elegance and luxury, and their features demand attention. Combine this with durable and shiny chrome, and you have the formula for extravagance. The Instaglam Collection from Lite Source will introduce you to a mixture of styles and looks that contain crystal, chrome, or both. There are chandeliers for your dining room, sets of mini pendants for your kitchen, and lamps for your living room.
A Stand-Up Believer
My name is Mark and this may seem like just an advertisement for our products, but I am the Buyer here at LampsUSA.com and I have been a STAND UP WORKER for 6 months now.
I was commuting an hour to work in the morning and then another home at night., so I was not getting the right amount of exercise in my day.
I also needed to be more productive with my time at work and I decided I needed to make a change in my life. So with the samples I had in my office of our Speedy Stands I went to a TOTALLY STANDUP DAY.
Add Bling to Your Home
Spring is the season for bright lights and bright colors. To better appreciate the beautiful things around you, you need more light. Sure, the typical lamps and pendants should be good enough, but that’s only for illumination.
What about style? Why not get lighting pieces that matches the brightness of spring? This Spring BLING is in and the trend is fixtures with crystal accents that take the light and amplify and intensify it to really turn your home into a showplace.
One collection that stands out is the Glimmer Collection. True to its name, the Glimmer Collection features flush mounts, pendants and chandeliers that are all covered with clear Beveled Crystal beads. It is made up of ring frames that are crafted and finished in Polished Silver or Bronze. Each of the crystals is installed one at a time by hand, creating a lighting masterpiece that is illuminated by Xenon lamps.This is indeed not something that you can easily get anywhere.
Bring the Bar Into Your Home
Whether you are a wine connoisseur or you simply enjoy throwing home parties every week, it would probably be a good idea to create a great environment in your home for your wine tasting sessions or rendezvous events for your friends. And there is nothing more appropriate than getting your own wine bar.
A home wine bar does not really have to be too fancy. In fact, you just need to get the basics to transform your kitchen or any part of your home into your little wine sanctuary
First of all, you need to get yourself a bar cabinet. A bar cabinet will safe keep all your wines and ensure that they will always be within reach should you ever need a bottle (or another bottle). These come in an array of style and finishes so you should have quite a number of options to choose from. They also are available in various sizes so you have to make sure that you have looked into the available space in your home for a bar cabinet.
Lighting Tips for Seniors
It takes a significant amount of change when a senior member of the family moves in with you. Requirements for 60-70 year olds may change the entire architecture of the house, or will certainly lead to some fine tuning. Examples are placing ramps, grab bars and many more. One critical aspect, often overlooked, is the importance of lighting for aging eyes.
Rustic Look Barn Lights
These days, more and more people are seeing the effects that lighting can bring to their homes and properties. This is why many have veered from the traditional and have opted for those will more ingenuity and personality to make an impression and set their homes apart from all the others. One of the lights that is currently gaining popularity is barn lighting.
Originally, barn lights is a kind of outdoor lighting that have a rather industrial look and feel. Traditional people use the term barn lighting to describe lights that are attached to their garage. Today, light manufacturers have updated this and now come in a variety of designs and finishes.
The barn lights that are available in the market these days are stunning lights that can complement both the exterior façade of a building. It can also be used as a decoration for porches, patios, and entryways. They also come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles to cater to the design preferences of every homeowner.