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Entries from April 30th, 2009

Lighting Designs for your Kitchen

April 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Room Lighting

Simple guidelines to consider when designing the lighting in your kitchen: 1. To add interest and functionality to a kitchen, you should have several different levels of lighting: Ambient Lighting:  General lighting Decorative Lighting:  A fixture that adds a design element, such as a chandelier. Focal Lighting:  Is used in a specific area such as [...]

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Wall Sconces – From bathrooms to bedrooms

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off · Wall Sconces

Wall sconces are easily one of the most versitle forms of lighting.  They can add flare to a fireplace, a picture in a family room, a bathroom or even a hallway.   They can add accent light to many spaces in or out of your home and come in an endless number of shapes and sizes.  Regardless [...]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder – Using Light Therapy

April 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Lighting Tips

During the winter season many of us complain about having the winter blues, but for some people this complaint is in reality a mood disorder known as Seasonal affective disorder (SAD).  People with this condition have normal mental health throughout the majority of the year but experience severe depressive symptoms in the winter and fall [...]

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