Posts Tagged ‘Apartment Lighting’

This bedroom is dark...but it could be a whole lot darker with the proper lightproofing treatment

Lightproofing Your Apartment Bedroom

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A ray of golden sunshine can make your day — unless it’s shining in your face while you’re trying to get some much-needed sleep, of course. read more

Two men hanging out nad playing guitar in their bachelor pad.

Bringing Your Dream Bachelor Pad to Life

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Bachelor pads have been around for as long as single men. Even the popular “man cave” is just another offshoot of the concept — a cheap knockoff of what used to be referred to as a nobleman’s nest, a king’s kingdom, or a prince’s palace. While today’s man caves typically consist of little more than […] read more

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Replacing Vertical Blinds: 6 Chic Alternatives to Dress Up Your Rooms

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Architects seem to love big windows more and more with each passing year. Compare today’s structures with a few from the 60s, and you’ll notice that the windows have significantly increased in size, even in buildings with relatively small floor plans. read more

Lighting – Make It Bold and Functional

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When we move into a new apartment, we’re usually eager to scope out the amenities and the storage areas, the square footage for our furnishings, and the floor—to see what sort of covering we’ll need, if any. But the lighting? It barely rates a once-over…unless the fixtures are unique and REALLY make an impact. For instance, […] read more

Apartment Lighting Guide: Making Sense of all those Bulbs!

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If you’ve stopped at your local Home Store in the last 2 years, you’ve probably noticed a quickly expanding light bulb section. Gone are the days of 60W or 100W options. Now you can choose your shape, technology, lumens, and more. Huh?? Stress no more. Here’s a quick guide to finding what you need. Did […] read more

How Excellent Lighting Can Dramatically Transform a Space

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By Julia Ingalls How can something as simple as a light dramatically transform your living space from a basement crash pad into a chic, relaxing apartment? The truth is that lighting isn’t just a frivolous accessory; it can change how we perceive our surroundings, which subsequently affects our mood. Many apartment dwellers erroneously feel that […] read more

A Guide to Cheap, Yet Functional Apartment Lighting

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Apartment lighting is key to providing a functional and relaxing living environment. You don’t have to break the bank to find ones that will provide you with the lighting that you need. There are many cheap, yet functional options that can work in almost any apartment. You have to make the distinction between decorative lighting […] read more

Using Lighting to Make Your Space Look Bigger: 4 Tips

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Using lighting is one way to make a small room or apartment look bigger. Living in a small apartment has some benefits, but if you’re starting to outgrow it but don’t want to move, try adjusting the lights. You’ll need to do more than work with lighting, but this is one step that can make […] read more

How to Create a Perfect Lighting Plan

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An interior lighting plan is essential for creating the right amount of illumination for undertaking daily activities as well as relaxing in your apartment. Therefore, it’s important to facilitate a plan in order to decide on placement and install the proper fixtures for your particular decor. Survey Your Lighting Needs Before you draw out a plan, you’ll need to assess […] read more