3 Apr 2012

Lessons Learned: Lighting

I spent a ton of time looking for lights for our place. My major take-away…don’t worry, they all end up looking great. Seriously…every light I put up looked 10 times better once installed. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because a space can look so unfinished without proper lighting, but pendants in particular, really make a room.

Think about all the different options that could have been used in the shots below – and I think they all look great, as is.

via Convoy, Elle Decor, Today You Inspired Me, Elle Decoration, Mes Caprices Belges, The Pursuit Aesthetic, Love Creative Rooms, Ditte Isager, Design Shimmer, Cherry Blossom World, Pinterest, Japanese Trash

12 Jul 2010

Vestibule: Lighting

Our front door will be 10 feet tall. There’s a good chance it will swing too wide to allow for a pendant light in the entrance. But I’m hoping we can squeeze in one of these glass fixtures.

Below: Niche Modern Solitaire Pendant and Bell Jar Modern Pendant Light. Lovely!

Below: One Pendant designed by Maria Bernsten for Holmegaard. Avaialble at the Scandinavian Design Center.

Below: Disc Pendant by Alison Berger Glassworks for Holly Hunt. The entire collection is really stunning.

Below: Source unknown – but it’s simple enough, I’d hope to be able to track one of these down.