Lighting Rhythms

Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths / Enwrought with golden and silver light / The blue and the dim and the dark cloths / Of night and light and the half light… If you’re wondering what this Yeats passage has to do with lighting your home, the answer is probably almost nothing. It’s not the poem

Light Switches & Home Automation

The options for light switches are vast, from your standard single-pole switch (this is the simple one you’re used to that flicks on and off), to timers, motion-sensors, dimmers, dimmer combo switches, and full home automation. Home automation is growing in popularity, and gone are the days when controlling everything from one easy to use computer

Soffit Lighting

Soffit is pronounced like “saw fit” with the accent on the first syllable, as in “firstly, she saw fit to keep everyone confident with their pronunciations.” It is a derivative from the Latin suffigere or “fasten under”. That’s all it is, an architectural term for a light fastened under a hanging structure. It is a cousin

Lighting the Foyer

What better place to start a conversation then here, the first place a guest will admire your home, the venue in which you’ll exchange your first few words, and the space of first impressions. The foyer, or the front hall, means a lot of different things to different people depending on the nuances, personalities, and sizes

DESIGN in the Year 2013

COLORS According to the Pantone Fashion Color Reports, the French Roast, Honey Gold, Pink Flambé, Ultramarine Green and other fall colors of the year of Tangerine Tango, will give way to the soft hues of spring 2013: Dusk Blue, Tender Shoots, Lemon Zest, Linen, Poppy Red, Grayed Jade, African Violet, Monaco Blue, Nectarine; it will be

Lighting The Way

VOLUME 1 ISSUE 6 SEPTEMBER 2011 Do the shorter days of autumn and winter have an effect on your efficiency?  If your answer is yes, relax. You are not alone. Scientists will tell us that the gloom of darkness and the happiness associated with sunshine is metaphorical; it rings true because as humans we are inherently

Rainy Days and Mondays

  VOLUME 1 ISSUE 4 MAY 26 2011 RAINY DAY ENCOURAGEMENT With all of the rain we’ve experienced this season and forecasts of more to come , it became pretty evident to us that this month’s edition of the Wall could provide a public service by celebrating some of the benefits of wet weather. If necessity

Set To Hollywood

  VOLUME 1 ISSUE 2 MARCH 3 2011 B E H I N D  T H E  W A L L At CWI we want you to know when we say we handle all the details – we mean it. While many of the products that we bring you in each edition of The Wall are in