Safavieh enters lighting fixture category
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Home Accents Today Staff — Home Accents Today, July 16, 2014

Safavieh will unveil lighting fixtures at the July 27-31 Las Vegas Market.

Home décor manufacturer Safavieh is boosting its lighting offerings with the debut of fixtures at the July 27-31 Las Vegas Market.

The Port Washington, N.Y.-based supplier will introduce chandeliers, pendants, sconces and ceiling lights developed by Jonathan Yaraghi, wholesale division vice president, inside its WMC A-101 showroom.

“The decision to enter the fixture category is based on our long-term strategy to provide total home furnishings solutions for design-savvy consumers,” said Yaraghi. “We tested the market in January 2014 with fixtures and sconces as part of our…………… continues on Home Accents Today

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Cool light bulbs get even cooler with the Nanoleaf Bloom
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Last year we discovered the Nanoleaf LED light bulb which, besides looking super cool, actually is. It’s a safer alternative to CF bulbs, projecting light 360-degrees like a traditional incandescent while saving money and energy. The one drawback, as I noted, was that they didn’t work with dimmer switches. And now, behold! For they’ve added a smart new feature to it with the new Nanoleaf Bloom in that it dims without even requiring an actual dimmer switch.

As a total dimmer fan (mood lighting dontcha know), it’s so smart. Just use your regular old on/off switch. Flip it on and it starts to ramp up the bulb’s brightness, then flick it off and on again to lock it in as you’d like. (Sneaky custom embedded microprocessor.) On top of that, like the original Nanoleaf, the Bloom only operates with 10 watts of electricity which is pretty amazing, and doesn’t contain any mercury or lead. It also is reported to…………… continues on Cool Mom Tech

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