Author Archives: Mike Shenk

Ceiling Lights Vs. Wall Lights

Lighting is essential in every home, restaurant, hotel, or office. There are many different styles to choose from. But, before you even decide between modern, traditional, or farmhouse (and the million styles in between), you have to decide what kind of light you need.  There are floor lamps, chandeliers, table lamps, wall sconces, ceiling lights, […]

5 Benefits of Upgrading to LED Hotel Lighting: How Modern Lighting Can Improve Your Guest Experience

Hotel guests expect a lot from their accommodations, but one thing they might not think about is the lighting. However, hotel lighting plays a crucial role in creating an inviting and comfortable atmosphere. In the past, hotels relied on traditional incandescent bulbs to light their rooms. However, this is changing as more and more hotels […]

Acoustic Lighting Overview

Did you know lighting can impact workplace productivity? The Mayo Clinic reports that glare and uncomfortably bright light are the two leading causes for eyestrain. An improved lighting design can result in a 23% productivity boost. Another thing that impacts workplace happiness and productivity: noise. It seems like independent offices have become a thing of […]

Easy Ways to Improve Hotel Lighting

Hotel lighting is easily overlooked but, it’s an essential element of a hotel’s design and atmosphere. Good lighting sometimes doesn’t stand out – but bad lighting always will. Cold, fluorescent lighting can feel severe and leave your guests feeling tense while warm, well-placed lighting can create a feeling of serenity and calm. Making better lighting […]

3 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Lighting Designer

Hiring a professional lighting designer is the key to creating the right ambiance and making the space functional and beautiful. When it comes to lighting, you may not notice it when it’s done right – but you’ll definitely notice it when it’s done wrong. Whether you’re lighting a restaurant, art gallery, hotel or café, lighting […]

Lighting Tips for Restaurants: Interior Design Guide

Restaurant Lighting Fixture

An interior designer can put in hundreds of hours of hard work designing a restaurant, picking the perfect tables, comfortable chairs, shiny cutlery and high end dishware. But, if the lighting is off or inadequate, all the hard work is easily overlooked. Besides the functionality of lighting to read a menu or navigate the floorplan, […]