The world of illumination has shown quite brightly in recent weeks, introducing lights as thin as a razor, a traffic light app, the push for LED lighting at IKEA and advancements in horticulture just to name a few. In case you missed out on these developments, we have you covered. Stay tuned as we uncover a few of the newsworthy tidbits that have lit up our world in this edition of Lighting in the News.
If you recall the infamous steam-powered wheelchair in 1999’s Wild Wild West or the various gadgetry in 2009’s Sherlock Holmes movie, you’ve had at least a vague introduction to “steampunk.” But to make things clearer for those of you unfamiliar with it, steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by turn-of-the-century, steam-powered machinery. It has since evolved into a beloved home decorating and style trend among sci-fi enthusiasts. Continue Reading
Many people use their garages for storage, tool sheds, and even as a workshop. With the use of this space increasing, it’s becoming more vital than ever to have better lighting in your garage. Here are some tips on how to keep your garage illuminated for all your needs.
Replacing a burned out light bulb can be a daunting task, especially when it’s for an uncommon use or fixture. The good news is we can make that process a bit easier. Since top considerations for choosing a new bulb include fixture, technology, wattage and color temperature, answering these four questions will give you a strong foundation for your search. Continue Reading
Unless you’ve never actually watched a film, most people are familiar with the well-lit skylines of The Big Apple (aka New York City) and the ever glowing Las Vegas. Though many believe that these two cities outshine all other skylines, the United States has many other skylines that are equally as majestic by day or night. If you are a lover of bright lights, tall buildings and creative architecture, read on as we uncover a few of the most underrated city skylines in America.