By Timothy Hurst on July 19, 2011
As some members of Congres continue their jihad against compact fluorescent lamps, or, CFLs, NPR’s Science Friday looks at traditional incandescents and compact fluorescents and asks if CFLs are an Eyesore Or Sight For Sore Eyes?
By Becky Striepe on April 1, 2011
We talked last week about some cool DIY lighting projects, and I couldn’t resist sharing these clever recycled lights made from discarded Christmas trees!
By Becky Striepe on March 21, 2011
Whether you’re decking our your new digs or looking to update an older space, changing out the lighting can make a big difference! Rather than hitting up IKEA for a big box lighting solution, why not get your DIY on and replace your old lights with something snazzy and upcycled? Here are a few DIY lighting projects to get that creative energy going!
By Becky Striepe on June 17, 2010
Architect and designer Victor Vetterlein normally creates swank loft spaces and modern furniture. His Trash Me Lamp is a little bit different from his other creations. So what makes this lamp extra special? He wanted to “create a product that is born from the trash and returned to the trash after a short but useful [...]
By Doug Gunzelmann on March 28, 2009
Earth hour traces its origin back to Sydney Australia in 2007 (Earth Hour already happened there by the time you read this!) when businesses and residents turned off their lights for one hour to make a statement about energy use and global warming. Today is your chance to vote for Earth by shutting down your [...]