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Lighting has come a long way: Plumen low-energy light bulbs.

LED Luminaries: New and Improved Energy-Efficient Lighting

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When energy-saving lighting first hit the market, many of them were less than luminary in terms of style and cost-not to mention that ghastly glow. But awareness around efficiency has spread, even at the mass level: In 2012, the Montreal hockey arena, Bell Centre, replaced its old bulbs with 140 LEDs. The same year, New York City’s Central Park completed a massive installation of 1,600 LEDs. Companies have developed better energy-efficient alternatives for the home, too. The British company Plumen, for example, offers high-design, low-energy light bulbs, pendants, chandeliers, and shades at affordable prices. (They ship to the U.S. with…

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We’re Committed–Its Written on Our Walls

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My latest VLOG post takes us to Detroit, Michigan, where at our newest store opening I get the chance to walk you through the concepts behind the new Lovesac tech-enabled showroom design, as well as an explanation of Designed For Life as it pertains to our furniture. Thank you to Prophet Design, NYC for their help designing our new digs. The showroom walk-through begins at 5’17”. The second most exciting thing about these new Lovesac tech-enabled showrooms is the use of wireless and digital technology throughout. The most exciting technology is of course Sactionals. Our two key proprietary technologies:  Geometric Modularity and Segmented…

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Discovery of the Designed For Life Theory

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  Vanilla Like every foundational theory, Designed For Life was not conceived, or created; it was first observed, or discovered. It was the fabled apple that fell on the head of Newton which led to his discovery of gravitational theory. It was the imagination of Einstein which allowed him to ride on a beam of light and observe the effects that his special theory of relativity had on space, time, and gravity—thereby building on Newtonian “knowledge” already accepted to be true. In our case, it was a couch, of all things, that led to the discovery of this Designed For…

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