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Top Trends: Modern Rustic And Reclaimed Chandeliers For A Contemporary Restoration Style

Chandeliers are the go-to lighting fixtures for large spaces. They’re the only type of light that’s big enough to stand up to a very high ceiling and hefty enough to hold its own in a spacious room. That said, the word “chandelier” often conjures images of very traditional fixtures – ones made of elegantly wrought, […]

Restored And Re-Imagined Factory Lights For A Chic Contemporary Table Lamp

It used to be that an “antique lighting fixture” was just an old fashioned chandelier or wall sconce that swapped out real candles for flame-shaped light bulbs. But while these big, ornate fixtures have certainly stuck around, lately there’s been an increased interest in more recent designs. Early electric lights – particularly turn of the […]

Why Choosing A Lighting Fixture From A Big Collection Is Almost Always Better

Choosing a new lighting fixture can be a somewhat daunting process. Even if you have a good idea of the style or type of light you want, the sheer number of options available can be a tad overwhelming. A good way to start narrowing down your options is to look for brands that offer large […]

Using Colorful Lighting Fixtures To Brighten Up A Modern Space

By and large, modern spaces are fairly monochromatic. Glass and steel, black, white, and gray, simple lines and straightforward designs that all add up to a sleek, stylish – and very minimalist – decor. But if you ask me, as elegant as a very simple, sophisticated modern design can be, it isn’t always terribly inviting. […]

Pros And Cons Of Ceiling Fans: When They Work And Why They Don’t

In my household, the summer months are always spent maintaining a precarious balance between keeping the house cool and keeping the cooling bill low. I’m willing to consider just about any option to make it work, too. But recently I spent some time in a home with ceiling fans in almost every room – a […]

White Lighting Fixtures (Part 2) – Having Fun With Shapes

Yesterday I talked a bit about how well the color white works in modern design, especially win modern lighting fixtures. But it’s a topic near and dear to my heart, and one that I think is worth revisiting. So, if Part 1 was about light, shadow, and texture, today I’d like to talk about shape […]

White Lighting Fixtures – A Simple Way To Get A Modern Look

I once had a sculpture instructor who insisted that all the projects we turned in were painted flat white. Why? Because flat white is the great equalizer: it shows every detail and every dent, every mark and every mar – it’s the true test of ability, and done right, one of the most spectacular displays […]

Stylish Contemporary Pendant Lights To Light Up Your Kitchen Table

Traditionally, dining areas are full of big, beautiful lighting fixtures – dining rooms often include a chandelier centered over the table, and even breakfast nooks or big standalone tables often have their own dedicated lighting fixtures. But if you happen to have a kitchen that’s on the smaller side (or a ceiling that’s on the […]

Unique Modern Floor Lamps Offer Innovative Lighting Solutions

Any real estate agent or contractor will tell you: if you can manage to sneak built-in lighting into any (and every!) room in your home, you should. Being able to flip a switch and get all-over, over-head lighting gives any space an immediate visual appeal that can easily translate into a fast sale or even […]