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LED technology makes great advances each year. This section keeps up with new products and reports the innovative ways people are now using LED lighting.

Bravo Flush Mount

A flush mount with a little modern flair, the Bravo flush mount from Quoizel may look simple in design, but the dual panes of screen-printed glass are inverted to maximize the radiant glow of the…

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…

AFX Announces 80th Anniversary

AFX Inc. announced this week it is celebrating its 80th year of designing and manufacturing lighting fixtures for residential and commercial applications. Since the inception of fluorescent lighting…

Retail Road Trip: Dallas

Coco & Dash The new year brought more rocky news for the retail industry. Toys R Us announced it would close nearly one fifth of its stores in North America. JC Penney also quietly announced…

The LIT Design Award Winners: What the Judges Think and What We Think

The 1st Annual International Competition for Lighting Product Design and Implementation kicked off this year, welcoming lighting submissions from manufacturers, designers and practicers from all…

Smart Light Switch

Simply replace current switches with Noon's universal dimmer and its smart tech automatically creates customized lighting scenes and provides smart features such as Night Light and Vacation Mode.…

Meridiana Pendant

Light + Building 2018 find: Available with a marble or wood accent, the Meridiana pendant from Hind Rabii brings a decorative element to this sleek LED fixture. The 30W module throws a whopping 5,000…

Harry H. OLED Pendant

New from Light + Building, the Harry H. pendant from Artemide is equipped with cutting-edge OLED panels that emit light from both sides. When off, the panels are a mirror surface reflecting the…

Merci, Paris: 6 Looks from Maison & Objet’s January 2018 Edition

In the Tropics Walking the halls of Maison & Objet at times felt like a jungle expedition. This motif had been gaining in previous editions of the show but seemed to proliferate in time for this…

2018: Year of the Smart Home

When you think about Amazon’s top sellers, you may consider books, or even a toy. Wait, maybe a video game?  Actually, during the 2017 holiday season, its top seller was none of the above. It was…
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