1658 swing arm light Stories
Guest Picks: Stunning Floor Lamps
"extra light sources to cast a warm glow... bring more light into your home and cast a cheery glow into your spaces. I've picked out... warmth and light to their homes. — Darlene from Fieldstone Hill Design... diffuse lighting and are not good for reading.Those that have good reading light are... from Ott Lights are great for reading & some are decorative (no connection, just a satisfied... really lights up the area and I will be doing something as a collage behind it on..."
Room of the Day: Dark and Daring Pay Off in a Den Redesign
Indigo walls and woodwork, textured furnishings, task lighting and a media center turn a neglected room into a family hangout
"task lighting and a media center turn a neglected room into a family hangout... in some light, so it's not too dark. I like the furnishings too! "They used to call... armchairs and swing-arm floor lamps. The chairs are upholstered in a handsome tweed that... by the lighting, gives the millwork its due.Next she layered in texture. A striped... room in light neutral color. Vintage and global-inspired finds add character. The X-stool..."
Readers' Choice: The Top Bedrooms of 2010
"pair of swing arm sconces. They free up the nightstands and supply enough light for... 2010 Lighting is of paramount importance in the bedroom. The mix of backlit panels... diffused light that's perfect for the bedroom. Readers described this room as "warm"... colors of light blues and sandy neutrals, as in this top photo, were a popular choice..."
Guest Picks: A Mix of Metals for the Home
Light-Filled Artist’s Studio in the Pennsylvania Countryside
An architect creates a soaring space for a still-life painter that references the area’s history and her passion for horses
"the job armed with models and plans without ever asking about how she worked. While... wonderful light! Beautiful studio, horses, lots of light!...perfect! Really nicely done... natural light coming into the spaces, pushing the builder and artisans in taking that... a huge light-filled space to work and see clients nearby or next to my home, exactly... use of light here really makes everything happen ... the transition into the studio..."
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... library two-arm wall sconces. The light that they cast down, along with the large piece..."
Anglepoise Lamps: Where Beauty Meets Industry
"simply task lighting, an Anglepoise lamp is a balanced-arm lamp that says sleek, strong... creating task lighting that can swivel and tilt into endless positions while holding its... with bad lighting would produce bad work. And who wouldn't agree that great lighting... move the arm. Anglepoise! The design is brilliant and makes a lot of sense. Thanks... Anglepoise light please have a look at our www.anglepoise-Inc.com. Or contact me at..."
Sputnik Chandeliers: Space-Age Style at Home
"space-inspired light fixture can complement any design, from retro to playful... modern light fixture that boasts many arms, each extending to support a single light... efficient light bulb? thank you for choosing a mid century modern subject!! we love ours... nearby lighting (mainly island pendants +/- sconces in next room) of an open concept... glaring light in the kitchen. This is the sputnik I purchased and am considering these..."
Kitchen Islands: Pendant Lights Done Right
"lights and some wall-mounted lights; accent lighting, which draws attention to a... of home lighting: Ambient lighting, the general illumination you get from ceiling lights... and task lighting, like pendants and under-counter lights. In a working room like a... task lighting takes on an importance that's hard to overstate. Pendant lights,... ow to light an island is a subject of endless speculation and worry, but it needn't..."
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... cabinet lights or range hood lighting. Lighting is an art and I strongly recommend having..."
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... general lighting as well as task lighting. And then adding ambient lighting is the frosting... Natural light from a window or sky light is as important then those mentioned. Especially..."
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..."
Stick to Branches for Naturally Beautiful Lighting
"your lighting is as organic as it is versatile... with a lighted duck in flight. It makes the brass lighted duck look softer and more... from the lights they wouldn't put lights on their tree. You just can't put something... on the light source, granted there are no "cool" light bulbs, they all can get pretty... With lights, Delights And other things It’s like these things Have sprouted wings... pendant light glows over the bed and creates the web patterns on the ceiling is just..."
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..."
Get Turned On to a Lighting Plan
Coordinate your layers of lighting to help each one of your rooms look its best and work well for you
"layers of lighting to help each one of your rooms look its best and work well for you... needs, a lighting plan should be on your radar. Here’s the scoop on lighting plans —... ure a light fixture to light up outdoor spaces (with cut off light shields of course... potential lighting professional has an LC (Lighting Certification) or CLC (Certified... Lighting Consultant). Finally, ask him or her about past lighting education and..."