12 Trends Impacting Outdoor Living

12 Trends Impacting Outdoor Living

Garden Media Group’s 2014 Garden Trends Report identifies several major shifts in the marketplace.  According to the 2014 Garden Trends Report, compiled by Philadelphia-based Garden Media Group, consumers are spending more leisure time outdoors and not only “decorating” their homes, but their gardens as well. The rise of social trends, like lawn games, glamping, and […]

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LED Outdoor Lighting Products Recognized by Next Generation Luminaires

Thirty-seven commercial LED outdoor lighting products were recognized for excellence by the fifth annual Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition. The announcement was made inat the Strategies in Light conference in Santa Clara, California. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and the […]

Outdoor Lighting: Festive Spring Outdoor Lighting Suggestions

Festive Spring Outdoor Lighting Suggestions

By Lindsey Lewis Lighting showrooms, don’t forget the fun part of outdoor lighting. Patio lighting contributes to the atmosphere of a gathering and, when chosen carefully, reinforces a party theme. As the beginning of April arrives and winter slowly turns into spring, encourage your customers to welcome warm weather with a day out at the […]

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How Landscape Lighting Has Changed Over the Years

Landscape lighting designer Paul Gosselin reveals what clients are looking for now. Paul Gosselin, president of the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP), was operating his own electrical contracting business in Kingsland, Texas when the landscape lighting bug bit. “I had a client who had a little area in their backyard with a water feature. […]