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  1. Should I hire a lighting designer?

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ID:	11355Lighting design is a crucial part of a living space. But many homeowners overlook this crucial aspect of home design. Lights impact everything from your furniture to reading to how paint looks on your wall.

    So it's just as important to think through lighting as it is drapes, furniture or materials, if not more so. General contractors and interior design pros sometimes offer lighting advice, but for a truly outstanding interior light look, you can seek out ...
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  2. Ideas for decorating with LED light fixtures

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ID:	10077Buying lighting for your home is a lot more fun these days thanks to advances in LED technology.

    Designers are having a heyday. They get to do anything with shapes.

    It used to be if you had a bar with crystals, there would have to be sockets wired in with bulbs. Now, there are no sockets and bulbs. The bar itself lights up and the crystals dangle below.

    At www.lampsplus.com, LED is a growing category with some of the most unusual ...
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  3. FLYTE: a Light Bulb That Levitates



    Simon Morris has created a light that levitates.

    From designer: Flyte is a levitating lightbulb powered through the air.

    FLYTE is a levitating light, which hovers by magnetic levitation and is powered through the air. With FLYTE, we've set the lightbulb free.

    How do you levitate FLYTE?



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  4. How to light your kitchen

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    Lighting your kitchen properly has many rewards. Reason No. 1 being so you don't cut your finger when chopping things, but also for the overall look and feel of your kitchen, proper lighting is important. Even interior designers are seeking the help of lighting designers to help them provide functional and beautiful lighting for their clients' kitchens.

    So what are the lighting experts saying? Four types of lighting for any room, including the kitchen, ...
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