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Lighting is important because it serves a practical purpose and has a huge effect on aesthetics. Our architects love the stylistic range and quality of fixtures from Park Harbor™ Lighting.

Explore the Latest in Home Lighting

Don't Be in the Dark: See How Light Affects Color

Colorful Craftsman Exterior

To understand how different types of light affect color you have to know a little about what light is, how it “works,” and its relationship to color. Light is one of the many waves found on the electromagnetic spectrum. Other waves on the spectrum include ultraviolet, radio, microwaves and x-rays. What differentiates light from the others is that it is the only one that can be detected by the human eye.

Landscape Lighting for Beauty and Security

mini deck light

Landscape and security lighting has really come a long way in the last few years, particularly since LED and solar solutions have made it more affordable and reliable. The well-groomed and outfitted property of today will always integrate some or a lot of outdoor lighting in order to create a way to harmoniously transition from day to night, and provide security as well as an attractive nighttime display for setting the mood while entertaining.

Brighten Up Your Home With LAMPS PLUS® and GE Reveal®

LAMPS PLUS Passionate Purple Ovo Table Lamp

Light is an important element to any room. It might seem inconsequential but installing appropriate lighting will make you much more comfortable in the long run. There are many options for lighting but if you want the best possible and most appropriate lighting, we have a few tips that will help you design a beautiful well-lit space. With the help of LAMPS PLUS® and GE Reveal® you can get stylish lighting that will really bring out the beauty of your new home.

Types Of Lighting

LAMPS PLUS® Entryway

Ceiling fixtures, chandeliers and wall sconces are used to illuminate the way for movement throughout the home. Recessed can lights often are used to light hallways, stairs and circulation areas and do a good job of lighting the floor.

Lighting Up Your Home

cozy living room

One of the most important elements in home interior decorating is home lighting. Lighting is instrumental in setting the mood of any room. When deciding what lighting to use in your new home think about how each room will be used. This will allow you to choose fixtures that fit your style, budget, enhance your architectural features and are energy efficient and functional. To ensure you create the right effect in every room, you should understand the four basic types of home lighting.

Trends in Lighting

LAMPS PLUS® Dining Room with Pendant Lighting

You've built the perfect house, now it's time to light it up. From chandeliers over the dining room table to solar landscape lighting, find the perfect lighting designs for your home.

Tips From The Pros

LAMPS PLUS® Breakfast Table with Chandelier

Here are some decorative lighting ideas to help you light up your new home like a professional — no matter what your budget, style or needs. With these helpful tips from the American Lighting Association (ALA) you can create the right lighting to enhance the overall look and feel of your home — inside and out.

Tips For Large Kitchen Lighting

THD-1886 Holly Oaks House Plan

Lighting design for larger kitchens takes thoughtful planning because it includes multiple layers of lighting to create the perfect balance between ambience and practicality.