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40 Benefits & Advantages of LED Lighting [No Jargon, No Bias]
Posted on May 17, 2017 by Cody Baertschi | 2 comments
Blog - 40 Benefits & Advantages of LED Lighting [No Jargon, No Bias]

LED lights are a great investment. The reasons to utilize LED lighting technology are numerous. LED lights are durable and cost efficient, likely being the best option for you, that's openly available on the market today. The LED revolution is only starting to take hold, and here are the 39 best benefits to jump on board the LED lights train.

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Transitional Lighting Notes: Et2’s Inca Collection
Posted on May 01, 2017 by Cody Baertschi | 0 comments
Blog - Transitional Lighting Notes: Et2’s Inca Collection

The first, and perhaps most important, thing to say about transitional lighting is that it's highly subjective. That's actually the fun of it. Nothing is truly tied down, if you will.

The transitional style home has taken the interior design and decorating world by storm. Transitional decorating ideas seem limitless, due to the now common molding of contemporary and traditional styles (shapes, finishes, materials, and fabrics).

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Century Bulb - A Real Life Edison Bulb
Posted on April 11, 2017 by Cody Baertschi | 0 comments
Blog - Century Bulb - A Real Life Edison Bulb
By now, you’ve probably seen vintage bulbs just like this somewhere. Chances are strong that you might own some yourself. Well, in a recent discovery befitting Indiana Jones, someone unearthed a real life HYLO brand filament bulb. What makes it interesting, is that it was lit - for about 100 years!

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Lighting Trends for 2017
Posted on February 15, 2017 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Blog - Lighting Trends for 2017

2017 Lighting Trends

What's Hot: Aged Brass w/Matte finishes
They said brass was dead. Over and over this was the cry in the lighting world. People felt shame over their shiny brass fixtures and went running to more exotic (read; non-brass) finishes like satin nickel, rubbed bronze, brushed pewter, oil-rubbed bronze, satin this, or Tuscan that, & on and on.

I have some good news for those of you who never gave up on the allure of brass. IT'S BACK with a vengeance. Maybe not exactly as you remember it, but it's definitely back. This is a great example of rediscovering a classic, and giving it a modern signature. Today's brass is aged & weathered, like it's been through something. That makes sense, because it HAS been through something... namely years of neglect from lighting showrooms coast to coast. Who's laughing now?

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The Best Standing Desk for Graphic Designers (2 BIG Reasons)
Posted on February 15, 2017 by Cody Baertschi | 0 comments
Blog - The Best Standing Desk for Graphic Designers (2 BIG Reasons)

Hello, my name is Cody, and I am a reformed design junkie who likes to work strange hours. Sound familiar? Yeah, that's par for the course for many of my colleagues. I chat with my peers on a weekly basis.

Recently, at a coffee shop you haven't heard of (just kidding - it was through text messages), I proclaimed the Lift Bridge to be the best standing desk for graphic designers. After such a proclamation, I wrote this brief list of TWO things that make it a great fit for graphic designers.

 

 

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Lighting… Better than Just Flowers
Posted on February 01, 2017 by Cody Baertschi | 0 comments
Blog - Lighting… Better than Just Flowers

Flowers are great. They liven up a room with color, show love, and look good in certain spaces. This is about more than just flowers though.

Get the ambiance right with ambient light...

Ambient light is the most pleasing, in that it’s soft, even, and easy on the eyes. Ambient light helps fill a space with a warmth, and an at home feel you’ll want to set the tone for any romantic evening.

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The Latest on Remodeling Homes
Posted on December 21, 2016 by Angela V | 0 comments
Blog - The Latest on Remodeling Homes

Going well beyond the any trend cycle, home makeovers are here to stay. That said, they do evolve. Gone are the days of bright colored microwaves and ornate big, boxy TVs.

Get in the know with this post about contemporary home makeovers.

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