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Lighting Ideas

There is no "one light fits all" solution when it comes to lighting a house.

Find the Right Light

Each space can evoke a certain mood with its own unique style—and we're here to help establish what works best in your home.

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Try out these lighting effects in different spaces and see how lighting effects can change the tone of the room.

Cause An Effect

A complete lighting system can change the entire mood of a room. Play with different layers of light to see how you can transform your space.

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Select a Mood

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Romantic glow mood in kitchen at night.
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Romantic Glow is soft, muted light that seems to emanate from within.

Style, Space, & Effect Inspiration


Industrial style features exposed metals, leathers, weathered woods with texture, decorative pillows and throws, round-edge furniture, and polished accent frames. It mingles industrial ruggedness with soft, smooth edges.

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Gentry ceiling fan in living room during the day.

Home Office

No matter where your office is, or what you use it for, make sure you consider lighting when setting up or revamping your home office. It will add a bit of brightness to even the dullest task. Try adding tape lighting to the bookshelf behind your desk and be the envy of everyone on the conference call.

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 Office at night with channel lighting running along the ceiling trim

Energetic Brilliance

This effect brings more energy to a bathroom with lots of bright light that floods an entire space. Extra lighting fixutres and natural light from windows is the ultimate pick-me-up to leave you feeling awake, rejuvenated and ready for anything that comes your way.

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Bathroom with energetic brilliance mood, all lights on at daytime.

Finish Trends

Dining room with three Tollis pendants during the day.

White Finishes

Brighten up your space, change the look of a light, and take it from just fine to shining bright with white finishes.

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Tight shot of Baland chandelier in living room.

Black Finishes

Black, the finish of choice that can make a dramatic statement that owns a space. A classic that never goes out of style.

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Tight shot of Kimrose chandelier in dining room.

Gold Finishes

Anything but traditional, gold is a staple of almost every décor style. So, no matter what your home looks like, you can add a pop of shine.

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Kimrose chandelier in dining room during the day.


Find out what's new in lighting and design, hear from designers and other lighting professionals and find fun and informational tips to light up your life.

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Whether you're interested in a certain lighting category or a stylized collection, it's easy and quick to browse products with our interactive catalogs.

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