50 Shades of Green

Helping you to bring in the New year and to celebrate the entire holiday season, we offer you 50 shades of green and gift you with some fresh lighting ideas for working with this color. Green is actually a wavelength of light. Visible light is perceived as spectral colors, which are often divided into named colors. Traditional colors include: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet, with red, yellow and blue being what artist’s consider to be primary colors. Green is the color between blue and yellow on the spectrum of visible light. It is evoked by light with a predominant wavelength of roughly 495–570 nm. It is also considered worldwide – as a healing color. Standard green often correlates to the note ‘C’, 527.35 Hertz and  517.03 nanometres.

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Featured: Elk #31080-3L-GRN,   Z-lite #131SB-GREEN

When shopping for new fixtures, consider a fun pop of green shading instead of seeking out a traditional or contemporary white or eggshell colored light fixture. Here are a few hues of green to consider when searching out the right fixture shade or lamp for a room:

Avocado green, Apple green, Dark green, Fern green, Forest green, Hooker’s green, Irish green, Jungle green, Laurel green, Light green, Moss green, Mantis green, Myrtle green, Mint green, Pine green, Sap green, Shamrock green, Tea green, Teal, Olive green, Army green, Bottle green, Bright green, Bright mint, Brunswick green, Castleton green, Celadon green, Dark pastel green, Dartmouth green, Emerald, Feldgrau, Green-yellow, Harlequin green, Hunter green, India green, Islamic green, Jade green, Kelly green, Malachite, Midnight green, Neon green, Ocean green, Pakistan green, Paris green, Persian green, Russian green, Rifle green, Spanish green, Screaming green and Turquoise green.

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Featured: Yosemite  #6353-2GS, BESA # 1JT-MILO4GR-SN

As it is well known in Chromatherapy studies, the color green plays a major role in setting up a particular mood or state of mind. Color does affect one’s feelings, moods, and emotions. When considering adding color to a room, whether you are completely overhauling a room or just want to add a few new elements to perk a designated area up, think about the effect light and color has on your physical self. With the added stress of shopping and wrapping gifts for friends and family, and then shopping some more to prepare food for holiday gatherings; green seems to be a color one should consider adopting. After all, tis the season to at least think about it!

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