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Lighting Solutions

3 Reasons to Love Recessed Lights and 3 Things to Watch Out For Consider these pros and cons before including can lights in your room design

5 Layers of a Well-Lit Kitchen Develop a layered lighting plan to help you create a functional, adaptable and illuminated kitchen

7 Tips for Better Bathroom Lighting Use these detailed guidelines to avoid common mistakes.

A Designer’s Top 10 Tips for Interior Lighting Consider these things when selecting the location, style and function of your home’s lighting

Bathroom Workbook: How to Get Your Vanity Lighting Right Learn how to illuminate your bathroom mirror so you can put your best face forward each day

Details That Count: Tips for Range Hoods, Appliances and Lighting Learn how to get your microwave height just right, what kind of bar stool will be most comfortable and more

Get the Lighting Right: 8 Mistakes to Avoid See How These Great Interiors Found the Right Lighting Solutions

Get Your Home's Recessed Lighting Right Learn the formula for how much light a room needs plus how to space downlights, use dimmers and more

How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home's energy efficiency by a room to the sky

How to Choose a Chandelier Learn to pick the right size of chandelier, how high you should hang it and which style is right for you

How to Choose the Right Color Temperature of LED Lightbulb Should you get warm or cool bulbs? To find out, answer these 5 simple questions about how you live and work at home

How to Choose Your Bathroom Vanity Lighting Get tips on sconces, pendants, chandeliers, LEDs and pot lights — and find out where to place them for the best lighting

How to Choose Your Kitchen Lighting An expert reveals what to consider when making your selections and how to create a layered lighting design

How to Light Your Bathroom Right Get ready for your close-up in a bath that's a sanctuary with task, accent, decorative and ambient lighting

Lighting: Theory Meets Practice Real-world foot-candle readings shine a light on the importance of recessed fixture size, lamp type, and fixture location

Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center

Recessed Kitchen Lighting Reconsidered Evidence-based design brings kitchen lighting out of the shadows

What to Know About Bathroom Chandeliers Renovating your bathroom and seeking an elegant look? Find out if a chandelier could work for your space

What to Know About Installing Recessed Lighting Find out what can-light installation costs, how long it takes and what types of lights would work for your home

Your Guide to Common Light Fixtures — and How to Use Them Get to know pot lights, track lights, pendants and more to help you create an organized, layered lighting plan

Your Guide to Perfect Bathroom Vanity Lighting Follow this lighting expert’s list of 9 do’s and don’ts to select the best light fixtures for your bathroom vanity