Sure, a homeowner still technically needed a formal dining room as part of their house plan for re-sale value. However, the average family seemed to be only using this space during a few special occasions – such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and a handful of other holidays or times for celebration – and then ignoring it for the rest of the year.
Color Use colors that you naturally gravitate towards. Hues that make you happy, calm or energized will allow you to spend several hours enjoying different topics of discussion.
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We hope you all have a great holiday! We love the use of lighting at these Thanksgiving tables. How do you light for your favorite holiday space?
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Materials A confluence of materials – forged iron, polished wood, pottery and glass – can reside in harmony. The range also provides desirable contrast in texture and finish.
As we continue to incorporate access to social media channels, entire television seasons and 24-hour news cycles into our daily lives, there’s an increasing desire for us to have a space where we can use to just “unplug” and connect with friends and family on an intimate level.
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Tip A neutral color palette is gaining momentum in the residential design world – especially in dining room spaces. Most people feel comfortable in neutral settings and find it easy to live with.
For the last several years, the dining room seemed to be one of the least popular areas of the home. Sure, a homeowner still technically needed a formal dining room as part of their house plan for re-sale value. However, the average family seemed to be only using this space during a few special […]
In our new “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! Pull up a chair, have a second helping and stay a while. A dining room with great lighting […]
Tip Incorporate a variety of textures and materials in home accents for the dining room. Make things as comfortable as possible – you want your guests to linger!
But it seems that the dining room could be making a comeback in homes across America.
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Additionally, with the popularity of breakfast nooks and kitchen islands, more families were happy to repurpose dining rooms to use for other activities – playrooms, home offices and libraries.
At Progress Lighting we offer a diverse range of styles and designs to cater to your personal home decor tastes. To do this effectively, we divide our fixtures into Lifestyle classifications, allowing you to easily create your very own lighting assortment that fits the environment you have created in your home. For the homeowner that […]
In an age where the open floor plan and “open-concept kitchen” are top priorities for homeowners, the traditional dining room has evolved. There has been a distinctive shift in the generational culture as dinner guests are more likely to be helping to prepare meals, rather than waiting to be served. This trend has lead many […]
Chandeliers add beauty, ambience and functional illumination to your home. Perfect for entryways, above dining room tables and as living room accents, the styles are far reaching – offering a widespread realm of design possibilities. When browsing through Houzz idea books, Pinterest pins or your favorite design magazine, the placement of chandeliers can often seem […]
Could a dining room offer a place that sparks conversation, while temporary shielding us from accessing our smart phones? We think so!
Calling all Pinterest fans! Our followers have had a lot of fun this week re-pinning inspiring home decor, their favorite spaces and fall ideas from our boards. Here are some of this week’s top pins. Which is your favorite? Did you know we have a joint board with our partners Toll Brothers? Browse luxurious homes […]
Proportions ATake note of the room’s natural framework. The proportions of the space will create a frame for your furniture and accessories – and ultimately, for your guest’s experiences.
Our trend report shows that the formal dining room has evolved. Oversized pendants are taking the place of traditional chandeliers; mixed materials are being used for tables and chairs; modern floor plans are eliminating a segmented, formal dining room altogether. Even with the evolution, gathering together with friends and family to partake in meals – to visit, […]
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Tip Rectangular farmhouse dining tables are a popular choice for accommodating family-style meals, as well as engaging dinner parties.
You are likely aware of the elegance that chandeliers with shades bring to a dining space – but did you know that they can be used to dress up almost any room of the home? Traditionally reserved for the dining room, classic chandeliers with shades are now making their way into new rooms, bringing a […]
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Spring is just around the corner – and what better time to give your home a refresh than with the changing of seasons! We’ve been following our friends, fans and customers on Instagram and we love seeing how you’re designing your spaces to look more and more like your dream home. It’s amazing how new lighting can really […]