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Five 2024 Lighting Trends Worth Talking About

Halfway through 2024, it’s a good time to look at the trends we’ve seen developing in lighting this year. There are so many new features, updated technology, and innovative designs in lighting, that it can be hard to keep up! So, we’ve chosen a few to look into more closely. Check them out. Smart Lighting Integration of smart technology continues to be a major

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Sustainability in Lighting: Fixtures Featuring Natural Materials

When choosing building materials, every decision counts towards shaping a brighter future, and that includes your light fixtures. Embracing natural materials in interior design has become more than just a trend; it’s a commitment to preserving our planet’s beauty.
In this blog, we will look at light fixtures crafted from the finest gifts of nature.

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Lightovation 2023: What’s New in Lighting

Each year in January, more than 200 lighting manufacturers from all over the globe gather at Dallas Market Center for Lightovation. Formerly known as the Dallas International Lighting Market, it’s the largest lighting showcase in the industry – and the world.

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Warm Welcome: Spruce Up Your Foyer

Planning the lighting design for a renovation, remodel or new construction can be overwhelming. You have so many choices to make (besides lighting!) and there may be a point where you don’t much care what the light fixture looks like, just get it working already! But don’t succumb to fixture fatigue … ALL of the rooms of your home deserve to be well-lighted, and that includes the often forgotten spaces: laundry & mud rooms, hallways and secondary entries.

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Often Forgotten Spaces: Light Up your Laundry, Mudroom & Hallways

Planning the lighting design for a renovation, remodel or new construction can be overwhelming. You have so many choices to make (besides lighting!) and there may be a point where you don’t much care what the light fixture looks like, just get it working already! But don’t succumb to fixture fatigue … ALL of the rooms of your home deserve to be well-lighted, and that includes the often forgotten spaces: laundry & mud rooms, hallways and secondary entries.

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New Faces: Meet our Newest Lighting Consultants

When visiting our Sioux Falls showroom,  you’ll see some new faces: Mahlander’s welcomes two new Lighting Consultants to our sales team.  Alisha and Kristen have joined the ranks, filling places previously held by recently-retired staff.  “We’re so happy to have Kristen and Alisha in the Mahlander’s family,” says Sales Manager Rosie Kindt. “We appreciate their fresh ideas, energy and cheerful personalities.” Starting within weeks

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Tricks of the Trade: Scale in Lighting Design

Giving any room in your home a quick and easy update can be as simple as changing out a light fixture. It is a great way to infuse your unique style into a space, make a statement or create a dramatic new focal point in a room. But there are some important things to remember, particularly when it comes to scale.

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Five Tips to Maintain Your Outdoor Lighting

Many homeowners neglect their outdoor light fixtures, but maintaining them is equally important as any other electrical appliance, indoors or out. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to maintain your outdoor lighting. Simply add a few simple tasks to your to-do list every now and then; they’ll go a long way toward ensuring your outdoor lighting lasts.

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