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Antique Chic: Edison Bulbs
"light bulb.) Regardless, these light bulbs and their low, orange glow have become... filament light bulbs are named after Thomas Edison, but he didn't invent the first electric... electric light bulb. (He did invent the first commercially practical incandescent light... creative home lighting. Here are some ways designers are working with this retro look today:... Edison bulbs be included in the light bulb legislation that phases out standard i..."
Guest Picks: Exposed Bulb Lighting
"filament bulb with 20 stylish lighting options... shape bulbs to add interest. Will you be adding any exposed bulb pendants to your... posed lighting has been enjoying a steady resurgence in popularity over the past... filament lighting featuring across both of their fall and winter collections. I think... home's lighting? — Will from Bright.Bazaar... incandescent light bulbs. It technically doesn't ban standard incandescent light bulbs..."
Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting
Lightbulbs that can change brightness and color with a cell phone command show flashes of design brilliance
"long-life bulbs — those squiggly tube bulbs — are frugal with energy and last a long... new LED (light-emitting diode) lightbulbs promise to become any color and any brightness... you want lighting your home. The ability to customize color can dramatically improve... show that light can affect mood, productivity and eyestrain. By optimizing your lighting... LED bulbs are low energy and last for decades. And some of the most innovative..."
Hanging Lightbulbs Hold Sway Over Rooms
Intriguingly industrial or with a riveting retro look, lighting fixtures with bare bulbs and exposed cords add edge to any room
"look, lighting fixtures with bare bulbs and exposed cords add edge to any room... more than light at night — it has given us the option of using lightbulbs as a design... of the fixture entirely. This fixture is located in an open living, dining and kitchen... with the bulbs at varying heights, in a straight line, attached to the ceiling in a... variety of bulbs that can be used with it, allowing it to compliment nearby decor or changing..."
6 Unsung Bulbs for Fall Planting
Don't hang up your spade after summer — plant these unusual bulbs in fall for a spectacular spring show
"unusual bulbs in fall for a spectacular spring show... spectacular bulbs this fall. Some add much-anticipated color to the bare winter landscape... Overall, bulbs make few demands other than well-drained soil. Simply dig a hole in an... add a light sprinkling of 10-10-10 fertilizer, water, and forget about it. The bulbs... (Large bulbs are likely to rot if they sit in damp soil.) The beauty of bulbs is that... tulips' bulbs on the net?? White Flower Farm and John Scheepers are good online sources..."
12 Classic Bulbs for Spring Blooms
"ever-popular bulbs in fall to ensure a garden bursting with colors in spring... flats of bulbs to put into the garden for a spot of color. To have a spring bulb garden... bins of bulbs, along with bulb fertilizer (growers are mixed on whether you need to... Becky’s Bulbs. More: 6 Unsung Bulbs for Fall Planting... pring bulbs are amazing. One small, brown, often misshapen package contains everything... flowers). Bulbs are easy to grow, have relatively few pests and diseases, can go in the..."
14 Dashingly Bold Chandeliers and Shades
Dare to go bare or embrace vivid colors and unusual shapes with lighting fixtures that celebrate their differences
"to go bare or embrace vivid colors and unusual shapes with lighting fixtures that... forget the lights, and go a shade different with your lighting choices!... chandeliers, lighting is a great way to show off and live boldly through design. Take a... home, lighting is the easiest feature to switch out easily. You get a huge bang... update the lighting in my bedroom, however living in earthquake country, chandeliers can..."
The Bare Bones: Staircases
"open and light, and can even become a piece of art within the dwelling. Check out some... ceiling and light fixture). Love the smooth use of raw materials, and how the open stairs... full of light. A split staircase. Love the room it comes down into. Simple. Interesting... natural light can penetrate both sides of the stairs. Of course consider how the materials..."
New Classics: Ingo Maurer's Amazing Light Fixtures
"these lighting designs earn attention all over the home... for the lights designed by Ingo Maurer. There are whimsical lights composed of birds... the bulb itself and often highlights bulbs in his designs. He's also an inventor,... better bulb and better light. His company, which includes other designers, is a prolific... ethereal lights made of Japanese paper; the style runs the gamut. One thing all the... style into lighting design, founding his own company. Maurer has a fascination with the..."
On Trend: Light Fixtures Take to the Branches
Tree branches in nature are inspiring chandeliers and table lamps at home, in both realistic and stylized interpretations
"found bare trees to be as spooky as Halloween wants me to believe. Instead, the symmetry... branch-like lighting choices below. You'll find supersleek, softly retro and surprisingly... these lights bring the beauty of the outdoors inside your home and are perfect for... golden light would look great as a pair in a regal entryway. This light has a naturally... white light definitely makes it the most whimsical of the bunch, adding a light touch..."
12 Fun Light Fixtures Made From Found Objects
Trash became treasure in these one-of-a-kind lights. See if they inspire your own DIY pendant project
"one-of-a-kind lights. See if they inspire your own DIY pendant project... Light fixtures are one of the best ways to put a personal stamp on your home. While... are more fixtures available at retail than you could sort through in a lifetime, there's... unique light: create one from a found object. You can make a pendant or chandelier... pendant light kit, or have a lamp maker or electrician fashion one for you. (For those..."
Lighting: The Hardest Working Fixtures of the Home
"right lighting adds drama and elegance with a mix of natural light supplemented with... accent lighting. A balance of fixtures and sunlight sustains the warmth of a room... nester—lighting probably functions as your home's hardest working element. Well planned... planned lighting makes every activity a whole lot more enjoyable, whether it be game... found lighting & light fixtures the hardest part. I have two comments from experience..."
Whip Up a Lighting Fixture From a Tart Tin
"your own light fixture in your home, although as the homeowner it is legal to do in... on your fixture first before using it. (CSA in Canada). What's the answer? Go with... accent lighting, or hanging over a desk or by a bedside. The 6-watt bulbs put out... lamp fixture, so remove it by lightly hammering around the edges of it until it... larger bulb.More DIY: Basket-Shade Pendant LightFluffy White Paper Lantern..."
10 Ways to Get Your Lighting Right
Learn how to layer table lamps, floor lamps and overhead fixtures to get the lighting you need and the mood you want
"overhead fixtures to get the lighting you need and the mood you want... styles of lighting for people to choose from in this world. After all, a lamp is a functional... way you light a room will completely change the space, and having multiple lighting... those light sources on a dimmer makes it incredibly easy to change up the brightness... canned lighting, under cabinet lighting, cove lighting, etc. Great article Melisa..."
New Classics: Caviar Lighting
Posh without being pretentious, these artistic (and considerate) glass globe pendants mix a strong structure with a rounded form
"light, the bare bulbs inside often give me a headache. Not so with these; inside the globes... of 18 bulbs. Here's how these fixtures are dangling overhead around Houzz.... globe lights take on a whole new dimension in designer Laura Kirar's vision, the... Caviar lighting series for Arteriors Home. While I love a simple glass globe light... encase the bulbs and protect our delicate peepers from the glare. These shades also add..."