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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.

Make Your Room Funky and Fanciful With Artistic Light Fixtures Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on July 6, 2016

Make Your Room Funky and Fanciful With Artistic Light Fixtures

Without a doubt, good design is an art — a marriage of beautiful form with purposeful function.  And, in the hands of many lighting designers the artful side of lighting fixtures takes center stage.  What’s even better is when these lighting fixtures are a little bit funky and even fantastical.  Not only do the illuminate...

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Modern Chandeliers Designed To Impress And Stand Out Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on June 29, 2016

Modern Chandeliers Designed To Impress And Stand Out

Chandeliers first started being used in the medieval era when they were a symbol of wealth. Back then, candle were used to illuminate the rooms. By the early 18th century chandeliers became popular with the merchant class as well and later on everybody started bringing these ornament light fixtures into their homes. With time, designs...

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New Designs Make Table Lamps and Floor Lamps More Desirable Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on June 27, 2016

New Designs Make Table Lamps and Floor Lamps More Desirable

Lately it seems like ceiling light fixtures are getting all the attention —  chandeliers, pendants and suspended arrangements.  Equally important, both from the perspective of design and functionality, are table and floor lamps.  They’re necessary for reading, task lighting, bedside lighting and mood illumination.  Fortunately, there are so many designs to choose from that selection the right...

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Hanging Lights Draw the Eye Up in Style Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Simona Ganea, on May 27, 2016

Hanging Lights Draw the Eye Up in Style

Compared to flush ceiling lights or sconces, hanging lights add something unique to the decor and look a bit more refined, sophisticated and stylish. Hanging pendant lamps are usually very graceful and elegant. But whether you choose to decorate your home with a stunning chandelier, a single pendant lamp or a cluster of hanging lighting...

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Maison & Objet Showcases Latest in Lighting Designs Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on May 18, 2016

Maison & Objet Showcases Latest in Lighting Designs

Changing out lighting fixtures can be one of the easiest ways to update your home decor. New lamps or chandeliers can also provide a big bang for your buck when it comes to creating drama or a specific ambiance. At the recent Maison&Objet Paris, Homedit saw the latest lighting fixtures that will freshen your space, whether its modern, traditional or...

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10 Places to Hang a Chandelier In Your Home Full story

Posted in Lighting | by Casey Watkins, on May 12, 2016

10 Places to Hang a Chandelier In Your Home

There’s just something about a chandelier that exudes luxury and glamor. The hanging crystals that bounce rainbows across the room make you feel like you’ve stepped into a Hollywood movie or a French chateau. You’ll be happy to hear however, that fancy chandeliers dripping in sparkle aren’t meant only for French mansions and movies. Installing...

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