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Thursday, October 16, 2014

DIY: Fun and Easy Halloween Jack O' Lantern Post Light Decoration

DIY: Fun and Easy Hallween Post Light Decoration
DIY: Fun and Easy Halloween Post Light Decoration

Save time and money by using existing parts of your home to create fun new ways to decorate for Halloween. We got the idea this fun and easy DIY from a home we saw while walking around the neighborhood. It really goes to show that you can pick up decorationg tips almost anywher by just keeping your eyes and mind open.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Ever wonder why Jeff Goldblum looks so great? The answer, of course, is really great lighting!

This hilarious commercial by GE stars Jeff Goldblum as a celebrity with an ego as big as his hair. In it, Goldbulm aka "Terry Quattro - Famous Person", answer the question "What does it take to live a life of fame on the big screen, the small screen, even the silkscreen...?" The answer, of course, is "really great lighting".  Watch now to find out how you too can control your lighting to always look like a famous person!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

How To Install Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting

Learn how to design and install outdoor low-voltage lighting from home improvement expert Ron Hazelton. This video includes details on walkway lights, deck lights and spot lights. 

This very informative and detailed video which goes through an entire home installation of low voltage outdoor lighting from planning to completion. It covers a wide variety of topics from outdoor path lighting for safety to tree lights for aesthetic appeal. The video goes over the entire installation from start to finish detailing many of the steps along the way in a clear, easy to understand way with a pleasant folksy style. It also does a very nice job of breaking the project down and making it do-able for people with even minimal experience. 

Ron's mobile workshop heads down the Florida coast to St. Augustine, North America's oldest community settled by Europeans. In the cool, wooded suburbs Ron meets Louie Bartoletti, a golf course designer who spends much of his time creating some of America's most challenging fairways. Louie has asked Ron to help him with an outdoor lighting project. The two of them figure out what they will need for the project and then they get to work.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

I'm Lighting Designer [Video]

Fantastic and Inspirational Video from German Lighting Company ERCO

"I'm a lighting designer.
I make the invisible visible.
And give rooms their own soul.
Light is everywhere and everywhere is light.
That's why I travel everywhere to look at light.
Each place has its own magic.
A magic that Is forever different.
Forever new.
This I take with me.
The different and the new.
This is how my light should be.
I'm a lighting designer.
I make the invisible visible.
And give rooms their own soul."

In this two minute video the folks from ERCO, a German based lighting company, present lighting designers in a whole new way and lighting designers have never looked better. Well shot with beautiful narration and music, "I Am A Lighting Designer" can inspire both professionals and homeowners to achieve the best lighting design for their projects or homes. It also does a fantastic job of answering the questions what is a lighting designer and why should I use a lighting designer? Light is one of the most crucial elements in design. Without proper lighting, the most fantastic design cannot be seen. More than just an afterthought, lighting design should be part of your project from the beginning. Work with a lighting design professional to maximize the impact of your design while minimizing lighting costs.  

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Impossible Light: The San Fransisco Bay Bridge Lighting Installation [Video]

'Impossible Light' Official Trailer (HD) from ImpossibleLightFilm on Vimeo.
'Impossible Light' is a feature-length documentary by Jeremy Ambers that follows Internationally renowned Artist, Leo Villareal, as he attempts to install an iconic fine art sculpture using 25,000 LED lights on the Western Approach of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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The Bay Lights - Artist Rendering 2 from Words Pictures Ideas on Vimeo.
The Bay Lights is an iconic light sculpture designed by internationally renowned artist Leo Villareal. The sculpture will be installed and illuminated over the course of the Bay Bridge's 75th Anniversary, which extends from late 2011 to 2012.

Created by Jeremy Vickery and Simon Christen in collaboration with Leo Villareal.
Music by Loscil. Track: Else. Label: Air Texture.