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Help! I Need a Light!
"loungey area that really reflects the way we use our kitchen as an area to entertain... a new light. When we moved the old dining room furniture out, I smacked the old... little more light in the space. We're having trouble, though, finding the perfect light... bunch of lights I've looked at for inspiration. Any advice will be much appreciated... Suspension light in yellow... so many yummy choices! I have been looking at lighting too..."
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... pools of light should be strategically placed to enhance chosen outdoor areas and allow... other areas to remain in the dark. Nothing should be overdone, and by no means should... actual light source be seen. And for the most part, this approach will result in a... outdoor lighting just has to make a statement...."
Let There Be (Natural) Light - Fabulous Windows
"great light from the East!" "The perfect studio light from the North!" What really... natural light. If you are renovating, one area you should prioritize is windows. While... natural light that you can, and framing your views. We can deal with privacy and the... other areas, you will never regret paying more for good quality, beautiful, ener... Natural light is the most wonderful decoarting element. Thank you guys so much for..."
Black Lighting Fixtures Have Bright Prospects
Explore the darkest reaches of the lighting world — black lights have endless potential for bringing out the dramatic side of rooms
"of the lighting world — black lights have endless potential for bringing out the dramatic... now, lighting. Light fixtures of all types are the perfect place to bring in small... black light in my powder room. I love it. I think it creates such a sleek look... like this lights very much, have black lamp shades (3) in the master bedroom, they create... and sink area. Both types of lighting highlight the dark grout on the walls and the..."
12 Ways to Light Your Kitchen With LEDs
See how to use new energy-saving lights to illuminate your kitchen, light a countertop and add style, too
"energy-saving lights to illuminate your kitchen, light a countertop and add style, too... for task lighting, general room lighting and accent lighting. Here are some sensible-style... s, or light-emitting diodes, are energy-saving light sources that last for years... in LED lighting for the energy savings, lack of mercury, and colours. But I have trouble... garden lights. They do attract bugs. @mimikatan Our new LED LinkUp MulitZone WiFi..."
Get the Lighting Right: 8 Mistakes to Avoid
"about lighting in residential environments. In trying to tackle a lighting dilemma... living areas, kitchens and baths that waste energy and do not get light where it is... unsure of lighting solutions and tricks of the trade. But sometimes, knowing what not... common lighting mistakes to avoid, and how to do it right, as demonstrated by Houzz... about lighting and tinker constantly with getting the lighting right for ambient..."
On Trend: French Lamps Guided by Light
Purity of purpose leads the designs of these French table lamps, pendants and floor lamps — they're all about the light
"whiteness and lightness of light itself. Using bright whites or other light-hued materials... French lights focus instead on the purity of their goal: shedding light on the situation... moment of lightness. Bringing that same quality to your living area will definitely lighten... white light to become the focus. This little task lamp showcases its lightness in... height and light of the shade. This is actually a little light you wear as a jewel around..."
10 Innovative Lighting Designs from ICFF 2011
"Latest in Lighting From the International Contemporary Furniture Fair... about the lighting. Modern lighting has become such an cutting-edge area of design... bottle lights, to paper desk lamps, to fire hydrant pendants, the lighting this year... design, and lighting designers today have to be highly skilled and gifted to be successful... the Lemp lights and the biodegradable sleek paper lamps. The Milk Bottle Lamp, the..."
Cast a Spell With Outdoor Lights
Make a night on the patio magical or conjure a warm welcome for guests on the porch with well-chosen outdoor lighting fixtures
"outdoor area. Don't worry — picking the right fixture doesn't have to be overwhelming... fixtures that light up the night.... Luxury Lighting, Hinkley Lighting to name a few. How many folks out there really have... dark sky lights and love the light they cast without interfering with the starry NM... "dark sky" light? Dark sky fixtures shine the light downwards only and we have local... house is a light tan/sand color with a dark grey taupe roof. copper lights can withstand..."
My Houzz: A Surprisingly Light Lakeside Log Cabin
"Light gray paint and lots of natural light take this cabin on a Michigan lake out... by how light and airy it was inside, so quaint and charming," Ray says. Meanwhile... choice and lightness of the inside! I love this cottage! It's my ultimate bucket list... bathroom lights .....very funky and original !!! nice nice nice !!! Not all wood is... painted light & bright. Agree with annemarsh and Peggy! Plus: the interior was already..."
Exterior Lighting: Take the Drama Outside
"Light Up Your Outdoor Rooms With Can Lights, Lanterns, Pendants and Candelabras... proper lighting. From pendants to spotlights, from track lights to candelabras, here... outdoor lighting. Stick with these babies and not only will you be able to dine outdoors... exterior lighting is just as important as interior lighting. It can really make a yard... outdoor lighting? YOU CAN DO IT! I love the big candelabra suspended over the table..."
No Fall Guys, Please: Ideas for Lighting Your Outdoor Steps
Safety and beauty go hand in hand when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix
"when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix... right lighting, though, you can turn these potential problem areas into highlights... row of lights along one side. But if your lighting can also add interest and a sense... sufficient lighting along stairways and near steps to allow you to walk safely, but not... so much light that your yard ends up resembling a well-lit parking lot. It might be..."
Shedding Light: The Revolutionary Nature of Windows
"let in light and open up a space. Windows are a conduit to the outside world, and... natural light they bring in elminates the need for more electricity. They also can... closed areas. I recently experienced the renovation of a closed-off 1970s home.... eating area (it can't truthfully be called a dining room). When I bought the place... natural light. Even more so since we spent a week in a beautiful but very dark home..."
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
"or out, lighting is a subtle but crucial way to set the mood and style. Hanging lanterns... entertaining areas that can feel both classic and contemporary. Just as a chandelier welcomes... dining areas, outdoor dining areas can be enhanced by the right light fixtures. T... seating areas come together, using a separate lantern for each spot helps to define... enough light to see your plate. If you are between two lantern sizes and simply can't..."
Guest Picks: 20 Light and Airy Playroom Finds
These neutral kid-friendly furnishings and accessories go with everything and let colorful toys stand out
"The play area will be open to the basement rec room, so I want it to have the same light... light and airy cottage vibe as the rest of the house. Here are some of my favorite... ceiling light with a crisp white farmhouse fixture. Add the metal cage for extra visual... globes are light and unobtrusive. Even if you decide to hang several together, they still..."