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Just Passing Through: How to Make Passageways an Experience
Create a real transition between realms and interest along the way with archways, recesses, shelves and more
Explore the Art of Light and Dark in Design
Play with dramatic contrast, the art of chiaroscuro, to add depth and interest to your architecture and interiors
"single light source coming from above. Your favorite object sits in the center of... single light source, your illuminated object dramatically appears with highlights... using light, since no contrast is visible without light. Strong light makes for... love dark/light contrast - I think it adds drama without too much DRAMA. Yet, I think... walls are light grey/white ceiling. The ebony and ivory color palette is classic and..."
Houzz Tour: A Light-Filled Paris Studio Redesigned for Living
An architect reconfigures rooms and brings sunlight into a furniture restorer and trapeze artist’s window-lined home
"bathed in light from colossal windows. The architect’s challenge was to restructure the... natural light I love an all white space ( and I can't believe I'm saying this) but... the sun light of Paris ? May be it was a cold, grey day outside ? I think if the timber... enough light, though, that some color would benefit the walls. This is an exquisite... tural light access but I NEED color ... But then I just painted my Dining Room "Bronco..."
How to Detail a Kitchen Island with Legs
"Square, Recessed or Flat? Find the Right Look for Your Island... turned, recessed or freestanding, profiled or flat, large or small? How do you figure... shaped semi-recessed leg, however in this case the leg is flat. Again, you can see the... than a recessed toekick where the panel and legs meet the floor. This countertop runs... panels are recessed significantly, making these legs stand out visually. Here's the same..."
Idea of the Week: Two-Arm Lights in the Kitchen
"kitchen lighting by using a unexpected fixture in a practical way... rely on recessed lighting to illuminate countertops and other workspaces. However,... rooms to light. Not only are there loads of nooks and crannies that need to be lit for... important to light each working surface for safe and effective cooking. Many kitchens rely... instead of recessed ceiling lights, but I would say under cabinet lights would still be..."
The Ultimate Nightlight
"of the lighting world. So where better to hang one than in a bedroom? "Recessed lighting... lighting is useful in a lot of rooms, but I think a fixture gives better lighting... intimate lighting," says Suzy Treby of Treby Spanedda Interiors in Midland Park, New... ceiling fan/light fixture as it was never used and it was inexpensive and looked it. We... fan and light called a fandalier Here is my bedroom decorated at Christmas. The vintage..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Fresh Combination of New and Old
"under the stairs adds more space to inventive New York kitchen... antique lighting all combine beautifully with fresh white cabinetry in this welcoming... wanted the light cabinetry to reflect the casual seaside environment," says Posillico... the back stairs. Would someone please verify??? We live in Indiana. So elegant and refined... Antique lighting, reclaimed wood and rustic stone provide an elegant contrast with..."
How to Light a Kitchen for Older Eyes and Better Beauty
Include the right kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and visually pleasing for all
"kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and... on of light, so that more light is often needed to see. This changes how we perceive... amount of light, location of the light source and color temperature will improve your... and our lighting requirements change. The ability to focus on near objects decreases... different lighting solutions. These solutions won't benefit just them; they will also..."
Pick the Right Pendant for Your Kitchen Island
Don't settle for bland builder-grade pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's style
"pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's... droplet lights. Builder-grade pendant lights have become as predictable as maple and... Because the lights that hang over your kitchen peninsula are a great opportunity to amp... pendant lights of different styles. Some are more subdued, some are major scene stealers... style of light? Any suggesion would be great! Those blue morrocan lights just slay me..."
Bedroom Pendants Hang With the Best Styles
"pendant lights by a bed are as stylish as they are practical... right light fixture. As a designer, I consider lighting to be my secret weapon. Entire... ndant lights aren't just for kitchens. Most rooms, including bedrooms, can really... Consider lighting up your bedside with a pendant-style fixture instead of a table lamp... additional light with can lights. Can lights are inexpensive to install and have a discreet..."
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... go with recessed lighting in that portion of the room if I didn't have to .... so... funkiness. The lights are too big to be used as a pair...they overwhelm the space, and they're... targeting lighting issues still wanted to maintain a common flow to an additional adjacent... chandelier or light fixture from Texas Lightsmith is made how you design it. The two light..."
Modern Icons: Silk Fortuny Light Fixtures
"see, the light fixtures fashioned with this luxurious silk have staying power and fit... silk light fixtures are the ultimate prize.... these light fittings, but did not know what search term to use. Finally I thought... Houzz lighting articles. Off to do some more research. Hi Becky, Wonderful images... Fortuny lighting for my home for some time now. I was browsing online for a new fixture... Fortuny lighting from us, check us out www.luminosodesign.com, many options available..."
Modern Icons: Nelson Pendant Lights
"Bubble Lights. The first Nelson Bubble Light was designed by George Nelson in 1947... Pendant Light. It covers the bare bulb glare and fills rooms with a wonderful glow... of the light in this image. Because the Nelson Light gives off glowing light instead... glaring light, it works. This bright pendant looks so good with the glossy blue tiles... you this light against a lot of white and glass. It also looks wonderful next to a bright..."
Expert Talk: 10 Reasons to Hang a Chandelier in the Kitchen
Unexpected? Sure. Incongruent? Not at all. Professional designers explain why a chandelier can work in kitchens from traditional to modern
"overhead recessed cam ceiling light, to shine thru the diffusion of the hanging enhancement... planning our lighting needs in our kitchen when remodel. It's not going to be a total gut... means more light. Third picture down, star on vent a hood and the black chandelier.... these lights had owners with a bit of whimsey in their lives. They wanted to harken... having lights shining in our faces. More effective if hung high, or small LED wattages..."
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..."