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A Lesson In Lighting: How To Use Wall Sconces
"Make Wall Lights Work for You... Lighting is one of the most important elements in design, but it is often overlooked... better in your space. There are three main types of lighting that work together to... great lighting plan will improve the appearance of colors and furnishings, and it... course in lighting. Although I had heard of the 3 types of lighting, I was not familar... accent lights should be brighter than the room's ambient lighting. Also, gorgeous..."
Color Reaches New Heights in Light Fixtures
Things are looking up for bright hues, as lighting designs for every room sport more color than ever
"hues, as lighting designs for every room sport more color than ever... colored light fixture. Paired with coordinating touches or all alone as the focal point... runway and in designer's own homes and demanding that we take notice. Color is back in... closet lights are Collure & Co. out of NYC and are custom lights. http://www.colluraco... closet light fixtures? Jillian I am trying to find manufacturer and will let you..."
Innovative Details: Letting in the Light
"Design Lights Up the Lobby in Historic New York Apartment Building... play of light from new floor-to-ceiling windows and exterior louvers, the designers... created a light and welcoming space for residents, while paying homage to the architecture... project in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood, New York firm Workshop/apd was charged... lovely light reflection reminded me of this space. http://www.houzz.com/photos/23..."
The Beauty of Contrast: Modern Lighting in Traditional Rooms
"that good lighting is an absolutely essential ingredient in the look, feel and function... modern light fixtures. A strategically placed table, floor, wall or pendant lamp can... piece of lighting in a traditional setting can transform the entire space. Here are... types of lighting available than ever today, from both stylistic and functional points... taste in interiors leans toward the traditional, don’t let that stop you from using..."
Tastemakers: Talents Shine in New Lighting Designs
"beautiful lighting. The couple met in 1994 when working for the same graphic design... resulted in a collection of unique and truly inspired pieces. Browse lighting ideas... site-specific light fixtures for their boutique-hotel clients. Thus, Inspired Wire Studios... knowledge of light — and an ability to make just about any idea come to life — has resulted... company in San Francisco. They went on to start Rare Brick, a firm that specializes..."
My Houzz: Light and Bright in an Amsterdam High-Rise
Crisp white fabrics and finishes plus lots of natural light equals a modern Netherlands apartment with no room for the blues
"natural light equals a modern Netherlands apartment with no room for the blues... 11th-floor modern high-rise with lots of natural light — and an elevator. To avoid... growing up in the sunny South of France and splitting her time between there and sunny... ground-floor house received virtually no sunshine, which plunged Dussouchaud into... start in an apartment with too many stairs, the family found a sweet spot: an 11th-floor..."
Spectacular Landscape Lights Dazzle in the Dark
"outdoor lighting options for the patio, pool and garden... Lighting design rules say that lighting should be subtle, especially for the landscape... actual light source be seen. And for the most part, this approach will result in a pleasing... pools of light should be strategically placed to enhance chosen outdoor areas and allow... outdoor lighting just has to make a statement.... remain in the dark. Nothing should be overdone, and by no means should the actual..."
Clerestory Windows Are Tops at Ushering in Light
Save on electricity and lift your mood with more natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls
"natural light when you add clerestory windows at the top of your home's walls... y for light. The benefits of natural light simply cannot be overstated, and there... especially in temperate climates that cool down in the evening. Like all renovation or... early in the morning, naturally (no alarm clock), and that helps me go to bed at... natural light when ever possible, providing light without distractions of an unsightly..."
See Light Play in 14 Homes From Paris to Texas
Whether their screens let the light dance or their opaque windows diffuse it, these homes are beacons of great design
"let the light dance or their opaque windows diffuse it, these homes are beacons of... Change the lighting condition, and our attention may focus on something projected in the... pe of light. From shading devices such as slatted blinds and movable screens, to... interplay of light and shadow cast into the house! I guess I feel like defined windows and... dwarfed in that barn. Bathtubs with great views look so zen and desirable, but I..."
Houzz Tour: A Live-Work Space Lets In Light and Creativity
Reclaimed flooring, vintage decor and curated artwork add eclectic flair to this inspired English home
"aimed flooring, vintage decor and curated artwork add eclectic flair to this inspired... fixer-upper in their hands, and it was stuck in the early '80s. "We worked with the original... they fell in love with its potential and agreed to buy it on the spot. The husband-and-wife... mahogany floors, lighting, soft furnishings and the art. Which all came later as we... print in my laundry room and love it, adds just the right amount of fun. That's..."
My Houzz: Boosting Light and Family Friendliness in a 1920s Townhouse
With more interior sunshine and other upgrades, an Amsterdam home leaps ahead in comfort and function
"introduce more light and color while choosing finishes that could stand up to kids. Houzz... Lovely! So light filled! Love the color throughout! So inviting. So much light. What... glass in the floor to let light down into the basement! That is going on my reno... glass floor to let light into the basement. It is a very clever and affordable solution... loved the light filtering down from skylights and on a clear night you can manuever..."
Houzz Tour: A Do-Over Addition Brings in Light, Air and Views
Double-height glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on in this Washington, D.C., bungalow
"add-on in this Washington, D.C., bungalow... gave them light, air and views. “It’s a very simple idea but solves all of the problems... windows in the bedroom are not ideal, have they got blinds to keep out the light when... see it in that light. To "ordinary" people this looks like an unfinished project... invite more light. Takoma Park is a pretty neighborhood. I do not live very far away... tripper - In fact I think code wouldn't allow it here in MA. the living room floor has..."
Hanging Lanterns Cast Porches in the Right Light
Don't leave guests dangling in the dark. Brighten their outlook with warm, welcoming hanging lanterns for your outdoor room
"dangling in the dark. Brighten their outlook with warm, welcoming hanging lanterns for... In any room, indoors or out, lighting is a subtle but crucial way to set the mood... right light fixtures. Traditionally, chandeliers should hang 30 to 36 inches above... enough light to see your plate. If you aren't sure what size of lantern is right for... Too-small light fixtures are one of the fastest ways to draw negative attention to a..."
In the Details: A Storage ‘Jewel Box’ Lights a Manhattan Loft
Mirrored shelves bounce sunlight into an apartment’s formerly dark core, while a fireplace provides nighttime glow
"natural light: two things city dwellers can’t get enough of. For a client in Manhattan’s... spaces in the middle,” says Rotem. To bring light to this core, the designers pulled... “The deep floor plan of a typical New York City loft has naturally lit areas in the front... tricks in the books to make the loft’s middle the active hub of the household.... adequate lighting from cans, pendents, and under counter lights. Would really have loved..."
Ecofriendly Fire Pits: Casting Backyard Campfires in a New Light
Wood burning may be discouraged — even illegal in places — but that needn't mean forsaking the fire pit. Try one of these alternatives
"illegal in places — but that needn't mean forsaking the fire pit. Try one of these... pits. In response, savvy designers and homeowners are turning to natural gas, bioethanol... placement in the garden captures a bit of that rustic campfire magic. But there’s no... ground to light the fire and ward off those pesky mosquitos. I paired the simple fire... (manual light or remote control, propane or gas, etc.) You can order Sculptural Firebowls..."