Tag: lighting

How To: Create a Cozy Home with Lighting

This past Sunday we saw the clocks go back an hour for Daylight Savings. While this means we all (hopefully) get an extra hour of sleep, we also lose an important hour of sunlight every day. With the days getting shorter, darker and colder, now is the perfect time to...

/ November 6, 2016

Light Bulbs and “Colour Temperature”

One of the areas of lighting with which you may just be becoming aware is that of colour temperature. Colour temperature refers to the colour the light casts. It is measured in degrees Kelvin (absolute degrees). In an incandescent bulb, when a piece of metal is heated the metal emits...

/ June 12, 2009
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Lighting Basics From an Interior Designer

Unless we’re professionally trained or just have that “certain knack” we all have our decorating weak spots. One of mine happens to be “lighting.” In fact I hesitate to make lamp purchases because I’m so unsure of myself; so much so that at the moment my beside lamp is a...

/ November 5, 2008