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309 funky light Ideabooks
Houzz Tour: Minimalist Modern Box House in São Paulo
An architect and tastemaker transforms a building with a creative pedigree with his stark interior and funky, cool decor
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Guest Picks: Get in Touch With Textured-Effect Wallpapers
Mimic the look of fancy paneling, stacked stone or funky scrap wood with new wallpaper patterns on a trompe l'oeil roll
When 2 Chandeliers Are Better Than 1
Double chandeliers can solve design dilemmas and give you twice the opportunity to show off your rooms in the best light
"ample light, but they also create a pleasing symmetrical effect. Check out the d... chic or funkiness. The lights are too big to be used as a pair...they overwhelm the... they're too funky...nothing else in the room ties them to the overall design. What would... recessed lighting in that portion of the room if I didn't have to .... so THANK YOU... targeting lighting issues still wanted to maintain a common flow to an additional adjacent..."
On Trend: 9 Captivating Lights to Energize a Room
"options for light sources. By mixing up scale, placement, balance, material or color, these... these new lighting options will add something fresh to your interior. Note: Visit Areti's... Mimosa Lighting you featured! We enjoy finding modern lighting ideas to feature in... as the funky lighting we used on this Upper Westside Manhattan renovation project... Vargas Lighting / Three Elements Studios we offer a collection of wood-based lamps..."
10 Chandeliers for People Who Don't Like Chandeliers
Get all the chandelier benefits without channeling Liberace, thanks to wood, paper, wire — and even a surprising old-fashioned staple
"ample light (often quite flattering), provide an anchor and a focal point in a room... Entry hall light at my beach house. Galilee lighting is bringing a new fresh style of... design our lighting fixtures to fit the room size and provide adequate light for any space... style of lighting. For those looking for more chandelier or ceiling light ideas I recently... provide lighting for the dining table. Boy, was I wrong! These ARE NOT "chandeliers..."
My Houzz: Light and Airy 1920s Seattle Apartment
Bright walls, warm woods, 'eclectic ancestor' style and lots of natural light mark this 1920s apartment
"natural light mark this 1920s apartment... something light and airy," she says. "Everything except light and airy fell off the list... natural light, hand-crafted wood details and charming 1920s architecture are pluses... "It's a funky old building with circuitous hallways and plumbing labyrinths," she says... natural light- That skylight is magnificent! Great space! Absolutely wonderful home... natural light and all the trees. The wood and carpets are just lovely. I could spend..."
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... bathroom lights .....very funky and original !!! nice nice nice !!! Not all wood is... choice and lightness of the inside! I love this cottage! It's my ultimate bucket list... painted light & bright. Agree with annemarsh and Peggy! Plus: the interior was already..."
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
"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... overhead light on as well as offer a different sort of lighting. :) @Frenchdecor I..."
How to Light Your Bathroom Right
Get ready for your close-up in a bath that's a sanctuary with task, accent, decorative and ambient lighting
"proper lighting. I spoke with two lighting experts about how best to transform a... refuge with light. Here's their advice.... Natural light, task lights above each vanity, lighting over the tub, and even accent... natural light first then electric lights well placed. While natural light is wonderful... Natural light from a window or sky light is as important then those mentioned. Especially... Natural light is the best light source for bathrooms, unfortunately many bathrooms..."
Houzz Tour: An Indian High-Rise Trips the Light Fantastic
Surreal colored lighting and an ubercontemporary design make an apartment near Mumbai dance with drama
"colored lighting and an ubercontemporary design make an apartment near Mumbai dance... play with lighting and shadow in creative ways. During the day, sunshine casts cool shadow... colored light that can change on a whim. “It’s how I add drama, texture and shadow... colored lights and so I would stick to good old white light at night. Those extremely... table have lighting coming from behind the structures. What type of lighting was used..."
So You Bought a Cave: 7 Ways to Open Your Home to Light
"natural light your house does have — and learn to appreciate some shadows, too... lack of light. From the day we took possession of our home until it burned down, we... absorb light and light colors reflect light. Dark floors (or walls or ceilings) will... add any light except those accent lights on the mantel and hearth. Please excuse the... right lighting fixtures will light up every space. Well, for me, curtains draped..."
Design Details: Quite the Light
"Ways to Light Up Your Home With Creativity and Surprise... secret that lighting can make or break a room. The secret lies in the many different forms... bring lighting into the room. Too often we fall back on the ever-reliable table lamp... pendant light — not that there is anything wrong with these options — but maybe it’s... on your lighting. Here are some photos to get your ideas moving.... Neat lights! Lighting is changing drastically with the LED technology. Long lines..."
Double Take: Unexpected Kitchen Lights
"pendant lights take kitchens way past cooking stations... pendant lights that haven't been seen a million times. When it comes to lighting, there... pendant lights that fit the bill.... pendant lights over my kitchen island, I REALLY want to install this huge clear, recycled... love that light and love the idea of a single, cool pendant...but just make sure you... general lighting because that type of pendant with an Edison bulb doesn't give off..."
7 Tips for Lovely Traditional Living Room Lighting
If your traditional living room is stuck in the dark ages, turn it into a shining example of good design with these lighting strategies
"Proper lighting accentuates the room's design scheme and creates a sophisticated feel... and can lights can transform your traditional space. Here are seven tips that can help... clients that lighting, as well as color, makes a room. Love this lighting! I have no outlet... floor lamp lighting? Great lighting, but if your room is rectangular and your coffee table... place the light? Centered in the room or centered over the coffee table? Lighting is..."