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Inspiring Bright Bulbs

Importance of Education: Inspiring Bright Bulbs When my parents named me Lucy Elizabeth Dearborn, they had no idea that their little bundle of joy’s initials (LED) would forecast her future. Ever since a young age, I had an affinity for

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Energy Efficient Light Bulbs 411

courtesy of the American Lighting Association Have you bought light bulbs recently? If so, you may have noticed it’s not “business as usual” in the light bulb aisle. Thanks to federal regulations, the old-fashioned incandescent light bulb is being phased

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Accent with Color & Light at Lucia Lighting & Design

Courtesy of Design New England and boston.com By Molly A. Campbell One of the best-known lighting showrooms in the Boston area, Lucia Lighting & Design in Lynn, Massachusetts, was the setting for our fourth fall Design Salon where the focus

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Turn It On! Lighting techniques for your bedroom

courtesy of the American Lighting Association When lighting a bedroom, you will want to create an overall atmosphere of quiet relaxation, while providing some bright spots for reading and other activities. A combination of general and task lighting that takes

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Know Your Lighting ABCs … continued

Machine Blown Glass: Glass shaped by mechanically forcing air into molten glass so that it takes the shape of a mold. Matte Finish: Lamp or fixture surface finish producing a diffuse, lightly textured dull reflection. Mercury Vapor Lamp: A type

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Make a Splash in the Bath!

courtesy of the American Lighting Association More spacious and multifunctional than ever before, the once-utilitarian bathroom has evolved into a private retreat for relaxation, escape and self-indulgence. The right lighting can make a bathroom even more gracious. Whether built new

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s … continued

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! Hall / Foyer Fixtures: Can create a welcoming atmosphere, while providing

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s … continued

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! Damp Location: UL listing for fixtures used in a moist unexposed

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Happy Holidays 2011

As we near the end of 2011, we would like to thank our customers, friends and community for making this a shining year at Lucia Lighting & Design. We feel such a sense of gratitude to each and every one

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s?

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! A Lamps: The most common incandescent household lamp; a standard general

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There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton