As the annual ritual of setting our clocks back approaches this weekend, we officially "fall back" into "lighting season" where the days get shorter and our lights stay on more hours per day. But because roughly two out of every three bulbs in America's light sockets are still the inefficient ones, we're spending billions more than we need to light our homes.
Take that desk of yours and decorate the sh*t out of it until it magically transforms into that corner office. To create the ultimate workspace, start by making it homey and personal with a jolt of energy. Think ambient lighting, warm pops of color and personal touches like artwork.
I am going to share some tried and true decorating advice with you-invest in high ticket classic furnishings and have fun with colorful home accessories.
Every once in a while you see something that haunts the imagination -- like, say a skeleton lamp.
In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!
We've boiled lighting design into three key types of lighting -- overhead lighting, ambient lighting, and task lighting -- to help you crack the code on having a perfectly lit interior.
New York's 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair delivers design's timely truths and latest trends.
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Six years ago, President Bush signed a federal energy bill phasing out energy-wasting light bulbs on a staggered schedule to ensure a smooth and successful transition to more efficient bulbs - and eventually save Americans $13 billion on their annual energy bills.
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Switching to energy-saving LED lighting to brighten the holidays and America's homes, businesses, and streets could lower U.S. electric bills by billions of dollars and avoid millions of tons of pollution annually. That would truly be a gift that keeps on giving.
You know that out-of-sync feeling you have for those first few days after Daylight Savings Time? Where your internal body clock is telling you that it's one time while the light levels outside are telling you that it's an entirely different time? Well, then imagine how tough it must be to be an Antarctic penguin on display in Orlando.
This Sunday (Nov. 3) most Americans will go through the annual ritual of changing clocks back an hour in preparation for winter's gradually decreasing daylight, a period also referred to as "lighting season" because the shorter days mean we'll be using more lights in our homes and businesses.
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres nicely sums up why great lighting matters: "In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better."
In the expert hands of French artist, Marie Christophe, wire is twisted and looped and coiled, meandering its way through glittering crystals and colorful beads, morphing into an elaborate chandelier or a whimsical sculpture.