Architectural Lighting

Now more than ever, architectural lighting is working its way into residential designs. This section follows the newest developments and designs in architectural lighting.

Stepping Up: Stairwell Lighting

Lighting stairways has always been a bit of a challenge. There are many more choices to make today than there used to be. This is a good thing. Which one is the right one for you, though, is the real…

Recessed Fixtures: The Hole Dilemma

Recessed fixtures have become a standard part of home interiors. Since the 1990s, people have been stuck with what I call the "contractor’s special," which is a grid of 6-inch-diameter downlights per…

Shelf Awareness

  Q. What is the best way to light shelving? A. First off, you have to think about how translucent or opaque the objects are that you’re trying to illuminate. Solid items, like chinaware and books…

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Access Lighting Hires Don Smith, Promotes Justin Kennedy

Access Lighting has hired Don L. Smith as its National Sales Manager-Western Region. In addition, in recognition of his contributions to Access Lighting’s success, Justin Kennedy has been promoted to…

Proper Spacing of LED Recessed Lights

Q: When using 4-inch LED recessed lights, what spacing between fixtures would you recommend with an 8-foot ceiling height? A: What is the room that you are lighting being used for? How is the…

When is Recessed Lighting Right?

Q: You’ve mentioned that recessed lights aren’t the most flattering, so is there a balance to shoot for between recessed and ambient? In one of your blogs someone asked you about lighting for a long…
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