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6 Blockbuster Office Trends
Posted on June 18, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments
Blog - 6 Blockbuster Office Trends
What will they be talking about at the water cooler in 2 years?  Find out the future of the modern office, live from Neo-Convergence 2015.  Insider preview of 6 explosive trends in office design.  Take a sneak peek into your future work-space.

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Get Ready for National Daylight Appreciation Day!
Posted on May 21, 2015 by Stephen T | 0 comments
Blog - Get Ready for National Daylight Appreciation Day!
National Daylight Appreciation Day can be a year round event with Full Spectrum Lamps! The physical and mental benefits of sunlight are brought indoors through the use of a lamp that provides natural light. Coinciding with the summer solstice, National Daylight Appreciation Day celebrates the benefit of natural light.

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Are these the Finest Wood Lamp Finials Ever Made?
Posted on May 05, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 2 comments
Blog - Are these the Finest Wood Lamp Finials Ever Made?

America's best wood lamp finials are handcrafted by Picinae Studios because they specialize in creating infinite design possibilities using the natural characteristics of wood. Their designs highlight the natural beauty of wood, and create an artistic appeal that complements other fine surroundings. Each piece that’s made is numbered and signed, giving it its own identity with its own unique wood color and grains. They are cut free-hand, and highly polished to add depth, clarity and tactile quality.

The woods are selected for their color, grain and natural properties like durability, malleability, hardness and weight. Most of the woods come from local mills in North America, like Maple, Cherry and Black Walnut. Other woods used are Bocote, Morado, Ebonies and Cocobolo.

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Awesome Retro Pendants
Posted on April 27, 2015 by Ed Lecciones | 0 comments
Blog - Awesome Retro Pendants

The trends in bringing back the restoration style of the 50’s are matched by the comeback of light fixture designs of the 60’s. Interior design nowadays just has lots of modern and old-fashioned options to suit most every taste. Retro pendants are making a huge comeback.

Pendant lights are also known as drops or suspenders. These hanging lights can immediately add life to an otherwise boring space. Pendant lights are generally used for their decorative aspects. They just look great installed in rows or placed individually in certain spots in your home. Additionally, they not only give your living space a facelift, they also provide useful illumination.

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Vivex Outdoor Light Fixtures
Posted on April 23, 2015 by Angela V | 2 comments
Blog - Vivex Outdoor Light Fixtures

Outdoor lighting for extreme climates has a weatherproof 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.

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LED Tape Lighting Techniques
Posted on April 20, 2015 by Ed L | 0 comments
Blog - 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. 

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Kitchen Lighting for Safety
Posted on April 17, 2015 by Ed Lecciones | 0 comments
Blog - Kitchen Lighting for Safety

Sure, it might sound like a long shot, but millions of people every year accidentally cut themselves in the kitchen. While there’s nothing we can do about genetic clumsiness, improving lighting conditions in your kitchen can save you the trouble of having to go through life with one (maybe even more) finger less.

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Why Twist Pleat Lampshades?
Posted on April 16, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments
Blog - Why Twist Pleat Lampshades?

One of the biggest trends in shades today is the twist pleat. These kinds of shades are made up of fabric that is spun and folded around a shade to create a somewhat pleated look, reminiscent to that of an elegant gown.

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Color Changing 'Mood' Lamps
Posted on April 11, 2015 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments
Blog - Color Changing 'Mood' Lamps

The Cicely floor lamp has a built-in LED night light feature that you can switch from the colors red, blue, and green.

Lamps are not only great fixtures to give illumination to your living space, they can also serve as décor to add life and personality to the area. In all these years, so many innovations have been endowed to the humble lamp to up its functionality and style.

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Avoid these Decorating Mistakes
Posted on April 08, 2015 by Ed Lecciones | 0 comments
Blog - Avoid these Decorating Mistakes
Let’s just be honest with each other. It isn’t as easy as the designers and decorators make it look on our favorite shows. Putting together the perfect room, one that you love and love to show off, isn’t a quick project. But it can be fun and rewarding if you remember one simple thing- everyone makes mistakes (even the professionals). However, if you pay attention to these most commonly made mistakes you are already steps ahead of the game.

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