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8073 In-floor lights Ideabooks
Architect's Toolbox: Wash the Wall With Sunlight
"shaping this light will enrich your home and your life in the most basic and profound ways... natural light inside. Whether it comes through a side window, skylight or indirectly... natural light enlivens a space. One of the wondrous aspects of this design element... how the light changes with the time of day and the seasons. Capturing, molding and... barrel sky light in my small bathroom, with 8ft ceilings, a western faced stained glass..."
New Classics: The Luau Portable Lamp
Lasting all night on a single charge, this modern lantern offers a movable feast of light for a patio, balcony or campsite
"feast of light for a patio, balcony or campsite... hours of light on a full charge, and it can be placed anywhere you need some extra light... light indoors. There are no messy wires, dangerous flames or handfuls nonrechargeable... for Oxo in 2006, has a simple, beautiful shape that architects, interior designers... Like this light, can see lots of potential.... useless in a blackout unless you keep it charged all the time. love this. i think i..."
15 Creative Lamp Bases
"Lighting is one of the most important elements of design, but sometimes we get so... sources of light for reading and general glow, but their bases are also a big design... wrapped up in our wattage needs we put style on the sidelines. Table lamps are not only... here, one in bronze in my master bedroom in the sitting area, and a special one I created... that's in that second photo? I love it! I have a coastal/nautical theme in my home..."
Bike-Chain Chandeliers You've Got to See
Take a video ride with us to see how an artist creates amazing lighting fixtures solely from bike parts
"amazing lighting fixtures solely from bike parts... stylishly lighting your bedroom? Sure, as Los Angeles artist Carolina Fontoura Alzaga... (4 feet in diameter) contains numerous bike rims, cogs and about 400 chains. It took... enough light to really light anything. They need to fulfill their purpose in addition... sculptural lighting objects and *happen* to be functional lights though I agree with you... bulbs and light certain spaces up adequately. This is mood lighting though, 1 chandelier..."
ICFF 2012 Report: Bespoke Global's Artisan Collective
Custom-crafted lighting and furniture are available with mere keyboard clicks from this group of high-end designers and artists
"afted lighting and furniture are available with mere keyboard clicks from this group... Global. A lighting designer for more than 10 years, Carlton knew that people wanted to... (ICFF) in New York, Carlton and several artists revealed elegant new pieces, available... attempt in the world of lighting. The delicate piece is made using vitreous enamel... unique light fixture. Strips of silk are hand sewn onto the shade and drop down in..."
Mix Your Lamp Styles for Major Interest
"those light fixtures for unrivaled personality and appeal. Here’s how to do it right... to them in the design process, our brains are fried and our budget is exhausted. So... Like task lighting and the little lamps that add dim light in the evenings. Have dining... Especially lighting! I like the idea of matching lighting by color and scale within a... dining lighting on dimmers. Hate overhead ceiling light and never turn them on. My..."
My Houzz: Lighthearted Brightness for a British Victorian
Gray London days are no match for the skylights, light finishes and upbeat charm of this renovated family home
"skylights, light finishes and upbeat charm of this renovated family home... up the floor plan of this 1918 Victorian in North London. But Monique and Trevor Alexander... airy, light filled Victorian with beautiful finishes. Especially love the little... bringing light into a space can completely alter its character. I do like the material... bit of light would do to a space! Nice job! Hi- looks great! Could you tell me what..."
Guest Picks: Strategic Buys for a Sophisticated Reading Nook
"large floor-to-ceiling bookcases and the distinctive smell of aged paper. They somehow... hide away in and let my mind wander with my favorite novel characters. Alas, my apartment... their own light, lamps are important for seeing the table to set your cup on, not reading... can't sit in a chair and read - my legs have to be up and I need some space for the cat... ambience lighting in your living room! This delicate book light is here to light up..."
The Right Track
"track lighting isn't simply a row of lights flush to the ceiling, but a way to add... track lighting exploded into popularity in the nineties, it has retained its appeal... track lighting is . . . illuminating.... track lighting can enhance both traditional and contemporary designs. For some effective... track lighting with a number of different looks and a surprisingly low price tag... make the lights incognito--like light is appearing out of nowhere--but the black paneling..."
New Classics: The Miss K Lamp
"of the lighting world. At $325, it's not exactly fire sale priced, but it's not r... her to light up your room.... for Flos in 2003, the sleek little lamp is still superhot, and she knows it; basically... shapes in your room. The base is "fully transparent, injection-molded PMMA polyme... available in clear, red and black. The first things I picture going with this lamp are... can fit in with all sorts of styles and textures, like more traditional woven pieces..."
Make a Marble Lamp Base With Tile
Get a lamp base that looks high end but costs only around $20, using basic tools and easy-to-find materials
"base lamp in about an hour (not including adhesive-curing time). Here’s how.... shutters (set in a grid of small angle iron) for say a bathroom - great light in the bathroom... light. Her DIY is quite good. Just a couple little things that could be done. I didn't... quality light to come through them - no glare and you get a natural pattern from the... soothing light for the area outside too (deck/patio). A house that is a lamp. Think..."
New Icons: Kartell's Bourgie Table Lamp
"materials. In the case of the Bourgie Lamp, designer Ferruccio Laviani crafted traditional... variances of light without visual weight. Best purchase ever! These lamps are also in... use them in the guest bedroom I am working on....I will photograph the room when I am... first in an effort to defray the cost of re-doing my new hubbie's home (now ours)... stunning in front of a mirror on our kitchen's stainless steel table- provides variances..."
"utilitarian. In fact, since the kitchen is the heart of the modern home, we tend to spend... pendant lights to the kitchen and love, love them. Simple, clean and so effective!... understated. In a kitchen such as this with a lot of natural light, a chandelier is a good... ceiling in this ktichen. In an expansive kitchen such as this one, larger scale... chandeliers in place of pendants for unexpected elegance over a kitchen island. This chandelier..."
How to Choose a Lampshade
Height, width, shape ... we turn you on to all the info you need to pick the right shade for your lamp and your room
"types of light bulbs with regard to the color of light that is emitted. I.e. natural... grade lighting/bulbs. Once I changed the bulbs in my bathroom and bedroom, for example... unshaded light bulb glaring at me. I think discussing how low your shade should go to... soften the light is to change all the bulbs over to the LED style. The brand I have purchased... and the light they cast is a warm comfortable look. The bulbs are expensive, around..."
Guest Picks: Chandy Eye Candy
"boring light fixtures is one of the easiest ways to freshen up your space, whether... the new lighting with you if you move later. Use a chandelier to define an open dining... statement or light a reading nook. With all the different shapes, materials and textures... ahead. Light your way. — Dana from House*Tweaking... Pendant light is deLIGHTful!!! LUV it! franki I think Overstock have a great selection... house have lighting from them. Prices are generous on the wallet as well What kind of..."