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Lighting is a key component of interior and exterior design. It has the capacity to alter one's perceptions of a place's style, spaciousness, and serenity. The right lighting fixtures in a space will enhance the desired ambiance, function, and beauty without detracting from any of those things.

Rectangular Lighting Fixtures Add Geometric Dimension to Decor Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on July 11, 2017

Rectangular Lighting Fixtures Add Geometric Dimension to Decor

The most common shape for lamps, shades and chandeliers is round or oval, but sometimes, those just won’t work well in a particular space. Sure, you could hang a line of round pendants, but loads of options for rectangular lighting fixtures are available. Choices range from glamorous, glitzy rectangular chandeliers to more rustic varieties, to lamps and...

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DIY Faux Capiz Shell Pendant Light – Chandelier Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Brittney Smart, on July 4, 2017

DIY Faux Capiz Shell Pendant Light – Chandelier

Nothing says “summertime” like shells, and this (faux) capiz shell chandelier is so summery and fresh. Plus, it’s very easy to DIY in an afternoon, which means plenty of time to hit the pool, the neighborhood barbeque, or the hammock with your favorite book. Even though these “shells” are nothing more than laminated rice paper,...

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50 Great Contemporary Light Fixtures from ICFF 2017 Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on June 9, 2017

50 Great Contemporary Light Fixtures from ICFF 2017

Getting to see all the contemporary lighting fixtures is one of the best parts of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and there was much to see in the 2017 edition. Glass, wood, metal porcelain paper and concrete could all be found in the latest new designs. Here we bring you 50 of our favorite lighting...

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Karman Italia – Magic And Beauty at Euroluce 2017 Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on June 8, 2017

Karman Italia – Magic And Beauty at Euroluce 2017

This year at Euroluce 2017 from Salone Del Mobile, the star of the event was the stand presented by Karman, an Italian company specialized in lighting. The event took place between the 4th and the 9th of April and, although there were many interesting installations, we were mesmerized by the stand of Karman Italia. This is...

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DIY Modern Asymmetrical Brass Branch Light Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Brittney Smart, on May 17, 2017

DIY Modern Asymmetrical Brass Branch Light

Some of you may not have this problem, or even be aware that a problem like this could exist in this day and age, but for those of us who live with it, it is indeed a problem. I’m talking about an ugly, builder-grade, and (worst of all) off-centered bathroom vanity light fixture. For whatever...

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Designers Show Their Finest Lighting Pieces In Glass, Metal And More Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on April 21, 2017

Designers Show Their Finest Lighting Pieces In Glass, Metal And More

More than just sockets, bulbs and shades, the lighting presented at Euroluce, Salone del Mobile in Milan straddled the juncture of art, design and functionality. Leaving the utilitarian behind, brands showcased their best: Ornate chandeliers, sparkling crystal creations, sleek glass forms and modern minimalist fixtures in all the hues of the rainbow. Homedit spent days gazing...

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12 Hanging Candle Chandeliers You Can Buy or DIY Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Casey Watkins, on April 21, 2017

12 Hanging Candle Chandeliers You Can Buy or DIY

Everybody knows that before electricity was invented, people hung chandeliers with candles on them for light. You might think that this is an outdated and somewhat dangerous practice when in fact, it is a decor trick that can still be used to bring another element to a room. Candlelight is one of the softest most...

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