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Product Match-up: Designer Series vs. Radiant Edge

When choosing the right products for you LED lighting system there are many important factors to consider, from color temperature to brightness level,  power consumption, and of course, style. While flexible strips are perhaps our most popular product thanks to both cost effectiveness and versatility, there are certain applications where circumstance or customer preference may dictate the need for a more “finished” looking light panel. For this reason, Inspired LED offers several different rigid panel products. Among them are our Designer Series and Radiant Edge Series lights. At first glance there are a number of similarities between these two panels, both are available in…

Get This Look Part 4: Ceiling Accent Lighting

LED flexible strips have transformed the lighting world, making it possible to create stunning visual effects which would be extremely difficult, if not impossible to achieve using standard bulbs. Among the many lighting trends to emerge as a result of LED advancements is the ceiling accent light. Whether you’re working with a cove, soffit, tray, or coffered ceiling, you’ll find there are many high end, expensive fixtures designed specifically for these types of applications. But one of the great things about ceiling accents is their natural ability to hide LED light strips out of sight while still creating the same great “wash” of light.…

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

  Father’s Day is on its way! Are you ready to give that special guy a great gift this year? Coffee mugs and new ties may be traditional, but if you’re looking for something that will really brighten his day, Inspired LED has a few items that are sure to do the trick! Let’s explore our 2016 Father’s Day gift Guide and find the perfect gift for your dad! For the guy who is constantly covered in grease, and spends most of his time under the hood of his newest or oldest toy, Inspired LED’s Automotive Lift Light Kit is the perfect father’s day…

Which Brightness Where?

From artistic accents to tasteful task lighting, flexible LED strips have become an increasingly mainstream feature in homes and businesses across the U.S.  No matter the room or the style of décor, there are countless ways which these handy little lights can be used to enhance the design and functionality of your space. Inspired LED’s flexible strip systems are simple to understand, easy to install, and are available in a variety of colors and brightness levels. But with so many great options to choose from, it can be a challenge to decide for yourself which products work best in which…

Are LEDs Here to Stay?

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Many home trends come and go. Some may eventually repeat themselves in an evolved form; others may drop off the map completely. While those vibrant 1970’s style appliances may be making a comeback in modern kitchens, other disco-age features like orange shag carpet (yuck) are unlikely to ever recapture the hearts of interior decorators. When it comes to design, the ebb and flow of trends seems to be the only consistent thing! So how does lighting play into this, you ask? According to a recent survey by the American Institute of Architects, “LED lighting is leading the growth and demand for both kitchen and bathroom features in American homes”. And unlike many design trends,…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2016

It’s once again time to celebrate the women in our lives who have dedicated their time and efforts to caring for us over the years. Whether it’s a mom, a grandma, a spouse, or another female family member who has taken on this role, Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to make sure they know how much they are appreciated. While flowers and cards are common tokens of affection, this year, why not brighten up Mother’s Day with something more a bit more unique and long lasting? Inspired LED has compiled a list of some of our most popular products to help…

Lighting Options for Every Phase of Design

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Often, homeowners who are interested in adding LED lighting to their kitchens express concerns about the effort that will be required to rewire existing electrical lines, or the difficulties of planning a lighting system before cabinets have even been installed. But not to worry, no matter what stage of a project you are in, Inspired LED has a lighting solution for you! Whether you are looking for a minor decor upgrade, or beginning a full kitchen remodel, we have the perfect LED lights, controls, and power sources to fit your needs. Let’s explore a few different stages of the kitchen design process, and discover some ways…

Fall in Love with LEDs this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here, traditionally a time for wine and chocolates, dinner and flowers. But this year, rather than spending money on cliches, we at Inspired LED wondered if there was a way to bring a bit of that romance back into the home. So, in honor of Valentine’s, we have compiled some ways in which our products can be used to light up different rooms, and spark some extra love just in time for the most romantic day of the year! Movie theaters are often a popular stop for date nights; a darkened environment and a good movie can easily set…

Ask An Engineer Part 1: LED Basics

As with any new technology, LEDs require some fairly specific background knowledge in order to fully comprehend both the functional properties, and possible methods of application. While everyone here at Inspired LED prides themselves on being knowledgeable enough to answer the most common technical questions regarding our products, there are, of course, times when this technology surprises us with a new challenge. This is when we turn to our resident LED expert- Engineering Manager, Tanner Leland. Aside from helping us to develop our latest and most innovative products, Tanner is the one we turn to for all things mechanical/electrical. Whether it is a unique customer…

Accessory of the Week: Magnetic Switch

When it comes to creating the perfect LED system for your home or business, a few extra touches can make all the difference. Inspired LED offers a variety of technical tools and accessories which can make your lighting system fantastically functional and especially unique! This week, we analyze the features of our Magnetic Proximity Switch, a convenient accessory which allows our LED lights to turn on and off with a change in magnetic contact. Most commonly, this accessory is used to trigger lights when a cabinet or drawer is opened or closed. The Magnetic Switch is, perhaps not surprisingly, made…