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Make A Statement With Funky Modern Table Lamps

I’m a big believer that lighting should always do more than one thing. Sure, the most important job of any lighting fixture is to produce light, but if it doesn’t look good doing it, I don’t think it deserves a place in your home design. Anything from a permanent ceiling fixture to a simple table […]

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 […]

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. […]

Choosing The Right Table Lamp (Including A Lamp Shade That Looks Good)

I love light – natural and artificial, bright light, low light, mood light, accent light – whatever. In fact, the only thing I like better than a well lit room is one that’s lit well with lighting fixtures that look good, too.  With a trend toward built in (especially recessed) lighting,  living spaces are getting […]

Designer Table Lamps – How To Pick The Perfect Lamp For Your Living Space

I’m a strong believer that lighting should always always do double duty in your home. Light is a necessity, but filling your home with no-nonsense, forgettable task lighting is doing your dec0r a real disservice. While some generic, bargain bin table lamps or floor lamps, for example, might blend in to the background, that’s exactly […]

Arrangements for Peaceful Bedroom Lighting

The innermost chamber should  be lit in a way that makes us feel the most at peace. For insomniacs, it is recommended that they remove electronics such as televisions or computers from the bedroom to make this room most suitable for sleep. A light by the bed for reading might be necessary as reading helps […]