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Lucy’s Innovative Lighting Tips

New homeowners sometimes overlook an obvious step towards creating a home that reflects their character. When developing a footprint for a new nest.

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Pantone Colors of 2014

Lucia Lighting and Design celebrates Pantone’s Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid, in a vibrant collection of fixtures and fabrics. Officials at Pantone describe the captivating color as “reaching across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the

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The Granary Gallery at the Red Barn, Martha’s Vineyard

by Lisa Amore Lucia owner Lucy Dearborn and I visited Martha’s Vineyard recently to assist with a home renovation project. On our to-do list was a stop at the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury. The homeowner’s renovation started primarily because

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Choosing the Right LED Recessed Lights for Your Project

courtesy of Haddad Hakansson LLC For the first time, we recently incorporated high-tech, energy-saving LED lighting into an entire kitchen project. There are no incandescent, halogen or fluorescent bulbs to be found – not even in the dramatic drum pendants

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Design Home 2013

Design Home 2013, Boston magazine’s ninth Design Home project, is a true retreat by the sea. The Concordia is an ocean-front, luxury condominium situated on a beautiful stretch of ocean. The partners of the project, Paradise Construction, The Concordia, Boston

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Lighting Trends 2013 Seminar on January 9th

We’re presenting a seminar on Lighting Trends 2013 as part of Boston Magazine’s Passport to Design program. Sign up and register for our seminar this Wednesday, January 9th. You could win a grand prize package worth $20,000 to design the

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Enter to Win a Home Makeover!

Thank you to Yvonne Blacker If you could makeover one room in your home FOR FREE, which one would you choose? Would you pick out fresh new furniture with a cool Dhurrie carpet for your living room, a unique and

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

Edith Wharton