Posts Written OnOctober 2014

New Employee Showcase: Meet Krista

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Introducing: Krista Robertson Bio: My name is Kristine Robertson, everybody calls me Krista. I am originally from Chicago but have lived here in the valley for so long I pretty much consider myself a Phoenix native. I am an alumnus of Arizona State University and a proud Sun Devil. I graduated in 2010 with my bachelor’s degree in education and went on to teach for four years in the Tempe and Kyrene Elementary school districts. There I worked with some amazing students and developed a passion for helping people of all ages to learn new things. This year I decided…

Local Lighting Updates for October

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This month’s local lighting projects are sure to leave a big impression! We have featured our lighting in many local restaurants, wine cellars, and even on the Scottsdale Waterfront. Now it’s time to check out how local ventures are making the change to LEDs and the huge impact it will have. ‘Tis the Season On October 21, the largest Christmas tree in the United States made its way to the Valley, from Shasta Trinity Forest located alongside the California/Oregon border. It will be displayed in Anthem at the Outlet Mall Center. The tree stands 112 feet tall and when fully…

New Employee Showcase: Meet Emmanuel

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Meet Our Newest Employee Introducing: Emmanuel Sandoval Bio: Hi, my name is Emmanuel and it is currently my third week here at Inspired LED. My role here is an assembly specialist. I help manufacture and test our products before they are sent to Amazon or any of our customers. I have always enjoyed creating and fixing things, and this job allows me to do so. I currently live in Phoenix and have for the last 27 years. I love to work on and fix up cars in my free time. I also spend a lot of time with my family,…

Trade Show Lighting

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When setting up your company’s booth at an annual trade show or convention, what sets you apart from your competitors? Is it your graphics, distinct signage, props, or interactive display? Whatever it is, you want it to attract consumers and potential clients. It’s time to stray away from the average table sign and boring backdrop. Adding our easy-to-use Flexible LED Light Strips or Panels will be sure to elevate any display. Take a look at a recent display our design team put together for a customer! The Design Whether you have the classic banners, or transparent signage we can help…

Behind the Scenes: A Day at Inspired LED

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You have just complete your order with Inspired LED, but what happens behind the scenes? Our great customer service doesn’t stop after you place your order. As you kick up your feet and relax knowing you just purchased a fantastic product, we get down to business. Let’s take a look inside our office: how your order is made, shipped, and sent out of our facility in lightening-fast time.   Order Processing Once you press the submit button online or confirm with a representative over the phone, your order is ready to be put out on the floor. We have several…

Inside the Inspired LED Showroom

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With over half our business coming from online sales we have grown comfortable behind our screens, desks, and offices. With more than 1.2 million dollars spent in the world of e-commerce every 30 seconds why wouldn’t we be? We have adopted this type of business platform, and I must say, my team is good at what they do. Now, that doesn’t mean we want to cut the world off from us, or that we do not welcome anyone here at our headquarters… We are actually very friendly people who welcome all types of conversation, and we LOVE to show off…

Sewing Show: Delta Quilters Guild Brentwood, CA

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First and foremost, Inspired LED would like to extend a huge thank you to the Delta Quilters Guild for allowing our Sewing Machine Lighting Kit to be demonstrated at their annual show this year! Donna Baker, VP of the Delta Quilters Guild, reached out us to see if we could sponsor her for the show. We were more than happy to help Donna out and spread the word of one of our most popular new kit items this year! Demo: Donna and her husband, Bruce, were kind enough to provide step-by-step instructions for using and installing the flexible strip on…

Accent Lighting: DIY Headboard Lighting

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I often find myself redecorating my room more often than I should. Anything from adding wall decor, to rearranging furniture, or even trying to take on a good DIY project, I feel as though there is always something I can add or change. Last week I decided I needed a better light for reading at night. Instead of heading to Ikea and looking for a table lamp or tall lamp, I decided to transform my headboard into a unique multi-functional piece! I simply added a single flexible LED strip on the inside of my headboard; using a small plug in…

LED Stick Figure: DIY Halloween Costume

Do you need a simple yet distinct costume this Halloween? Look no further! Our DIY Stick Figure Costume is the solution to your costume worries this year.This Kit allows you to have your costume assembled in minutes and only requires a few items! This fun costume is unisex, and will fit all ages and sizes! Keeping children safe on Halloween night is a must, this costume allows you to spot them anywhere! Required Items for Costume: One DIY LED Stick Figure Lighting Kit One 9V battery Clothing (we recommend a wearing a dark sweatshirt and pants) Dance Moves! (Just kidding!)…

Guest Blog: 6 Tips for Perfect Gallery Lighting

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When it comes to displaying your artwork effectively, a little lighting can go a long way. Whether you’re hanging prints in a narrow hallway or creating a gallery wall in your foyer, the lighting you choose will have a huge impact on how your art is viewed. The size and type of your room, the amount of natural light available, and the size of your art are all factors to consider when choosing lighting. Let’s look at six ways to create the perfect lighting so that you can really show off the pieces you love. 1. Choose lighting based on…