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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... natural light — and an elevator. To avoid any semblance of a cold, dark space, Dussouchaud... dining area combine in a big open room and allows more natural light comes in. I... northern light for your creative work. Thank you for sharing. light flows thru the... inviting. The light colors work very good here, we need more bright light! Ah, I see the..."
How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube
New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home’s energy efficiency by opening a room to the sky
"put 2 light tubes in the kitchen and rarely turn on kitchen lights before dusk. Cool... of the light tube drum fixtures. Very stylish. This article states that light tubes... laundry area. A skylight can be designed in different styles. Galilee lighting make... Without the light tube, the only natural light in the kitchen came from the garden window... natural light in dining room plus access to side patio). We love the light tube - rarely..."
Houzz Tour: Light Is Right for a Modern German Home
Newly found natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a family in Münster
"natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a... into a light, functional and modern family home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... natural light, the open shelving and the table and chairs. What a beautiful reno,... (living areas). I love the toddlers room. She added more color but kept it soft. Is... dining area and the living room are separated by a partial wall and connected by a..."
The Ecofriendly Kitchen: Light Your Kitchen Right
"cient lighting of all: natural daylight. Look to your light switches as an important... amount of lights. At a minimum, your general overhead lighting, accent pendants and... kitchen lighting goes beyond replacing your old bulbs with more efficient models.... consumed by lighting can be easy with a kitchen that's designed for flexibility and makes... unnecessary lights off or dimming them reduces energy consumption. *Dimmers provide flexibility..."
Tastemakers: Talents Shine in New Lighting Designs
"beautiful lighting. The couple met in 1994 when working for the same graphic design... 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... addition to light!! :) Beautiful designs combining function and form. I see a lot of variations... put each light into a 3-D model to check the scale," says Policky. Rectilinear shapes..."
Kitchen of the Week: More Light, Better Layout for a Canadian Victorian
Stripped to the studs, this Toronto kitchen is now brighter and more functional, with a gorgeous wide-open view
"natural light. By opening up the kitchen to the backyard, expanding windows and using... This area of Toronto, even if it does represent the largest continuous area of preserved... eat in area without sacrificing the open airy feel. Love the glass wall for the... natural light. Brilliant use of the space and a great solution for bringing in more... more light. Oh, BTW, beautiful too. I LOVE this renovation - it appears for what the..."
Meet Peter Bristol's Inventive Lighting and Furniture
The Seattle designer explains what makes a good design solution and why he doesn't worry about decorating his home
"Corner Light just a few months ago, I was struck by its logic, simplicity and elegance... should be a light that just nestles in a corner and illuminates a room, I thought. It’s... furniture, lighting and other home goods and is also a lead industrial designer at Carbon... Corner Light and other cool products, the impetus for some of his designs and the... Corner Light has generated a lot of interest. Why do you think it has had such great..."
They're Electrifying: Chic And Colorful Lights
"Now add light to color and the result is nothing short of electrifying. A dazzling... piece. Lighting is often overlooked as being an integral part of design, but a lighting... colorful lighting and mimic a chandelier! Brilliant! After color, lighting is my passion... on my light fixtures, lampshades...anything that would otherwise be diffcult to keep... every light fixture literally took my breath away! Awesome ideabook! I am so loving..."
Color Feast: When to Use Purple in the Dining Room
"dining area a treat for the eyes... lots of light and not a lot of wall space, so it was never dark or closed in, but very... currently have light grey walls and deep plum curtains in my dining room. I have been thinking... muted light color of purple in it ... Which complements the space as they are next... It is a light lavender which she matched with black granite countertops that were 40... Wall areas are small, floor plan is open, and sight lines flow through to interior..."
Dark Hardware Anchors a Light Space
If your rooms are floating away from too much airiness, bring them back to earth with dark curtain rods, cabinet hardware and more
"about light interiors. Neutral palettes, soft tones, white on white. But sometimes... gathering area. Custom lighting and light colors give the room an airy feeling, while... dining area are a nice contrast to the dark curtain rod, floor and light fixture.... While a light curtain rod on the light wall would have worked here, the effect of this... contrast to a light cabinet. The design of these cabinets combined with the hardware adds..."
Renewed Classic: Gooseneck Barn Lights
"a barn light and say "that's it." These fixtures have been, well, a fixture on farms... gooseneck barn lights with fresh eyes and consider how you might use one in an unexpected... station type lights. But I am tired of seeing articles featuring only the wildly expensive... $200+ light fixtures (those are easy to find if you are willing to spend a small... Forte Lighting 1227 (this collection appears to have 2 sizes starting around $35)..."
15 Ways a Mirror Can Light Up Your Morning
"vanity for light fixtures on both sides of 2 mirrors, a mirror behind each sink. But I... with the light fixture going through the mirror in the center. Should I stick to plan... provide even lighting on your face, whereas overhead lighting can create shadows. Consider... makes that area functional. Mount light fixtures directly on the mirror. This requires... different areas. If space allows for it, set up a vanity separate from the sink, and..."
Glass Lamps: The Ultimate Neutral Lighting Fixtures
See your way to using clear glass table and floor lamps in any style room to put the focus exactly where you want
"let your lighting become an afterthought, there's a lot to keep in mind. If you feel... functional light without compromising visual space.... needs a light. A glass lamp will provide ample light without battling with the main... reading light without stealing the show. The focal point remains on the art, but you'll... for more light in your room? Instead of allowing a table lamp to distract from your... lets the light shine through. If you’re working with a small surface, don't visually..."
A Dark Atlanta Attic Welcomes a Light-Filled Bathroom
From architecturally quirky attic to sunny bathroom, this renovated space now has everything a growing family could need
"filled with light. The renovation included period details that honor the home's history... fresh, light-filled room that has all of the amenities on the couple's wish list.... in your area or some referrals for contractors in your area. Most contractors are happy... Springfield area or more Berkshires area? My aunt in Longmeadow might have a good one if... natural light around the space a priority.Chandelier: The Big Chandelier; sconces:..."
Translucent Surfaces: A Canvas for Light and Shadow
"easily edge light a surface with LED lighting. For etched glass or acrylic, you can make... you see light, shadow....just a hint of what is on the other side....lovely. Carole... to UV light. I really don’t care how good the resin guys tell you their UV protection... strip light can be placed along the edge of the panel and hidden, which will allow... allow the light to diffuse across. http://www.environmentallights.com/LED-Strip-Lights_C372..."