How to Highlight Your Home’s Architectural Features With Lighting

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Are you overwhelmed by the choices you have when it comes to adding lighting to your home? Elegantly accent your home's architectural features with these tips.

Whether your home features Victorian embellishments or it’s an ultra-modern assembly of flat planes and harsh angles, it’s possible to highlight the architectural features you adore with the outdoor lighting you choose. Here are a few suggestions to get you started. Practical versus Aesthetic Lighting When incorporating new design elements, it is said that form follows function. In other words, you first have to take practical considerations into account before addressing creative aspects of your design. In terms of architectural lighting,… Read More

5 Historic Home Lighting Design Tips

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There are plenty of ways you can add modern lighting elements to a historical home - starting with these tips on incorporating two diverse elements.

Whether you’ve recently purchased an older home or you’ve been living in one for a while, you might be keen to upgrade the lighting. However, there are additional considerations when you’re dealing with historic home lighting. You want the conveniences and benefits of modern lighting, but you also want to preserve the style and aesthetic of your architecture. Here are a few design tips to help you accomplish all of your goals where lighting is concerned. 1. Match Architectural Style The… Read More

Building a Custom Home: 5 Essential Lighting Design Tips

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Your lighting decisions can either make or break your home and outdoor decor in your custom home so consider these tips for the perfect ambiance.

Designing and building your own custom home can be fun and intriguing, but the process can be daunting, turning an exciting project into a nerve-racking ordeal. Every detail has to be figured out, which can make the experience less than pleasant. Sometimes, it helps to focus on areas of your home that aren’t as stressful, such as the lighting design. Choosing the right lighting is an equally important aspect of home design as many of your other custom home decisions…. Read More