Lighting Design Techniques

Lighting Deck Steps Properly

Lighting Design Techniques

Safety is always priority #1 for us when designing outdoor landscape lighting systems.  Steps leading from a deck to a yard can be some of the most dangerous areas to negotiate in the dark, especially if you are a guest and not as familiar with the property.  Some deck companies will sell lighting packages with ...

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Lighting Art/Statuary in the Garden Space

Lighting Design Techniques

When designing an overall lighting plan for a garden space or an outdoor living area, one should always consider pieces of art or garden statuary in their designs. Art pieces are very personal and subjective items that are presented in all shapes, sizes and colors and will be as varied as the tastes of our ...

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Lighthouse Mini Wash Light – Small Fixture, Big Effects

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At Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting, we specify and use a lot of different LEDs and fixture types to fit the task of a diverse range of lighting effect needs.  One of our favorite fixtures is the compact mini wash light.  This particular fixture has a ton of uses when a soft accent effect is desired with ...

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Top 5 Things to Know About Landscape Lighting for Your Business

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When installing landscape lighting for your business, these are the top five things to know about illuminating your space:

Best Areas of Your Landscape to Shine a Light On

Lighting Design Techniques

When it comes to highlighting some of the best features of your landscape, it’s important to choose areas that really draw the eye in. Whether it’s the front of your property or an outdoor living space in your backyard, you can enhance your favorite aspects with outdoor lighting.

Smart Control Panel Adjusting Lights

Lighting Controls for Outdoor Lighting- A Good Value?

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Over the past 5 years, I’ve seen a couple exterior lighting manufacturers jump solidly into the lighting controls game. There are certainly advantages and disadvantages to purchasing lighting systems with extensive controllability. My purpose here is to help you decide if a system with extensive control features is right for you and worth the investment, or if more basic functions will suffice.

Brick Home with Professional Holiday Lighting

Reap the Benefits of Professional Holiday Lighting!

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There's something about seeing your property all decked out in festive holiday lighting that just feels good. It's like the entire landscape has had a facelift. The problem many of us face is finding the time to hang the lights, staying safe while doing so, and implementing the design you have visualized. Reap the rewards of professional holiday lighting and let the magic of the season begin.

Example of Moonlighting - a Landscape Lighting Technique

The Benefits of Moonlighting for Your Outdoor Space

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So many business and homeowners desire to light their property at night. But many conventional light sources create a harsh glare that isn’t conducive to ambiance or curb appeal.

Top Tips for Illuminating Your Front Entry

Lighting Design Techniques

What feature can you add to the exterior of your home to improve safety, increase security, and add curb appeal? The answer lies in front entry lighting. The hardest part is choosing the right fixtures and placing them where they'll do the most good.

Landscape Lighting Adds Drama to Water Features

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There are many benefits to adding a water feature to your property. Whether a flowing stream, cascading waterfall, or reflective pond, these elements bring beauty and value to your home or business. But don’t neglect to give it the finishing touch. Landscape lighting adds drama to water features and brings the night to life by enhancing your lifestyle with light

Landscape Liaghting Design Looks Like a Work of Art

Breathing Life into a Dying Art – Landscape Lighting

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The Artistry of Landscape Lighting The process of using concealed luminaires in the landscape to reveal the living works of art all around us at night, has been around since 1933 when the pioneer inventor of landscape lighting,

Home with Finished Landscape Lighting Design at Night

What’s in a Landscape Lighting Design

Lighting Design Techniques

With the advent of the LED (Light Emitting Diode) into the landscape lighting market, we in the lighting design field have seen a tsunami of dirt cheap, low quality lighting equipment flood our retail stores and on-line shopping outlets over the past several years.

Outdoor Living Space for Parties

Lighting for your Backyard Party or Event

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Whether you plan on hosting an intimate patio dinner party, or an elaborate backyard wedding, the right lighting is critical to a successful affair. Professionally designed and installed landscape lighting is a fantastic strategy to ensure the right atmosphere for any event, so it can last well into the evening hours.

Downlighting on Pathway and Steps

Path Lighting Alternatives

Lighting Design Techniques

If you’ve spent much time driving around suburban neighborhoods or walking the dog on countless sidewalks, then you have no doubt noticed a wide array of path lighting options in just about every shape and size imaginable.

Landscape Lighting Designer Working on Design

Lighthouse Lighting Design Center

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Lighthouse is the premier outdoor lighting company in the country offering our customers full access to the Lighthouse Design Center.

Latest Trends in Landscape Lighting for Every Season

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The popular indoor-outdoor lifestyle does not stop at nightfall. Whether it is your attractive backyard, stunning home, or a professional building, lighting can be an important tool in transforming your space to create a memorable atmosphere.

How to Hire an Outdoor Lighting Design/Installer

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Choosing the most
qualified outdoor lighting designer/installer is one of the single most important decision you will make

Architectural Lighting

Lighting Design Techniques

In today’s world of lighting design, how do we define architectural lighting as it pertains to low-voltage lighting? In its purest sense, it is lighting with the

Incorporating Down Lighting into Architecture

Lighting Design Techniques

Most of the architectural lighting done today is performed through the use of in-ground or directional up lighting or wall grazing. While this is

Understanding the Color of Light

Lighting Design Techniques

It is very interesting sometimes when talking to our potential clients, just how fixated they become with the shape, size and finish of light fixtures. While this

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