Category Archives: lighting

lighting art properly

Have you ever noticed that the pretty girls are more likely to wear a touch of makeup and have nice clothes? The ones who don’t even need it, you think. But reality is this: so often they look amazing *because* … Continue reading

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2012 Kitchen Design Trends

 Reinventing the hood One of the most striking visual changes we’re seeing in next-generation kitchens is that ventilation hoods are turning into works of art. That’s not a crystal chandelier in the photo above – it’s a stove hood! Now, … Continue reading

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living with art

Should you build rooms around your art collection, or seek out artwork to complement your home? The best answer to this very personal question is either/or…both/and. Some art pieces speak to the soul in a profound way, while others are … Continue reading

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lighting your outdoor table

These beautiful arcs of light from Vibia remind me of fireflies… What a great way to add overhead lighting if you don’t have an easy way to hang an outdoor pendant. (PS: Powered by LED lamps, these lamps are as energy-efficient … Continue reading

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