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Jul

2013

It’s always an exciting event to find unique, one of a kind lighting pieces. Andrea Claire, the talented abstract painter and sculptor behind Andrea Claire Studio, merges art and design with her stunning collection of geometric, hand-made, “green” lighting fixtures and chandeliers. These modern hanging system re-imagine spaces and are highly customizable, large-scale works of art. Amazing!

See more here.

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10

Jul

2013

This is fun! Foscarini has teamed up with fashion brand Diesel to create some awesome lighting. These lights carry on the personality of Diesel quite well if you ask me! The heavy metal lamp has all of the vintage, rough, and industrial personality of Diesel. These lamps look like they just came out of the machine shop but preserves the elegant style of a 1920’s Parisian office. 


Shop this collection here.

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27

Jun

2013

This wall lamp is ultra cool. A vintage piece of art, functional and well structured, the Diana lamp is ideal to enjoy in the living room or bedroom due to its versatility.

 

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12

Jun

2013

I’m currently loving Supergrau lighting! The creative trio forming Supergrau include Denis Cegielski, Tobias Welzel, and Bjoern Berger. Their motto “To love, to buy, to preserve,” guides them throughout the development of their lighting line. The trio works to emphasize the simplistic blend of raw materials, using recoverable stainless steel, marble, and wood. Their new pieces include the Furore Suspension, the Furore Table Lamp and the Hanger Wall Lamp, all of which I would have in my own home! Lovely.

 

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This chandelier gives off a very elegant yet modern look in this dining space.

I’m loving this copper artichoke light. The ceiling and light are a fun combo.

This light is perfectly organic and stylish.

Images via April and MayDecor8, Bodie and Fou.

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There have been some fantastics DIY’s floating around the web lately. When I first saw this chandelier DIY on Little Green Notebook, I quickly thought of a few clients that would totally embrace this! It’s perfectly modern and can be placed as a transitional piece in most spaces. It actually comes from the folks at One Kings Lane. Great job!

Design Milk teamed up with Sherwin Williams to create this beauty. It’s inspired by a weaving art piece. The color palette is just perfect! See the entire DIY here.

We can’t own enough fantastic planters! When I saw this DIY on West Elm’s Front & Main blog, I knew right away that I would love to tackle this project. It looks like a fun summer project and I think my plants will thank me! Read more here.

 

 

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16

May

2013

I’m sure by now you’ve heard of the awesome collaborations that jcpenney’s recently endeavored in. I have to say that my favorite collection is from Design by Conran. I would use every single product in my home! Above are a few of my favorite pieces.

1,2,3,4,5

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14

May

2013

A trend that we are seeing more and more in interior design is brass. Obviously brass and gold have been around for forever and designers have been using it for forever. But recently we’ve seen it being used in all styles of design. I’m particularly fond of it when used in lighting, hardware and other unexpected places. Above we see just a splash of brass in the sconce lighting. It’s just enough to give 0ff a super cool vibe

Below are a few of my favorite brass items right now.

1. Armstrong Armchair 2. Desk Lamp 3. Pendant Lamp 4. Candlesticks

Image via Dwell.

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1

May

2013

Happy May 1st! May is one of my absolute favorite months. Spring has sprung, Summer is coming and weather is finally being friendly. Are you a May fan?

This DIY brass lamp is a great accessorie to have displayed in your home. Read more here.

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These Wästberg lights are colorful, modern and super sleek. I can see them in pretty much any room, creating a big statement.

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Allow me to give a quick shout out to one of my favorite lighting designers that designed these masterpieces in 1930….whaaaaaa??? Robert Dudley Best studied industrial and interior design in Düsseldorf and Paris. During his studies, he designed this lamp collection.  Best wanted the collection to symbolise the spirit of the times and setting creating a future movement for lamp design. Today, ten of his lamps are still in production. Timeless and gorgeous describe these lights. It comes to show you that nothing is new under the sun and that a man from the 1930’s is part of a design movement is the 2000’s. Way to be Robert Dudley Best!

 

Shop these lights at Suite New York.

 

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4

Jan

2013

I have a slight obsession with lighting. It’s one of those elements that if overlooked, can destroy the feel of a space. My nightmare is that can lights are the only lights legal to use. NOOOOOOO!

When first seeing OneFortyThree’s lighting on Instagram, I was floored. Each piece is modern, unique and transitional. I recently used the desk lamp (above) for a design project. It fits the space perfectly. Logan Hendrickson, designer behind OneFortyThree, started making lighting and furniture because him and his new wife were in need if pieces for their new home. From there, his brand has evolved. I’m pretty sure that we will be hearing lots from Logan.

As you can see you will find not only lighting but some insanely cool chairs and accessories. I think that I will take one of each!

Shop all of these at OneFortyThree.

 

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17

Dec

2012

I wanted to show you a few of my favorite pendants from Tom Dixon. His entire collection takes my breathe away. I seriously want his lighting in every singe room in my home.

Visit Tom Dixon here.

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It’s spaces like this that make me love design so much.  This dining space  feels natural yet modern and serene yet sophisticated.  My eyes are drawn to the pops of color and the shape of the chairs.  It seems like people are always on the hunt for quality and stable dining tables, so when you see a style like this, it solidifies that they are out there, waiting to be found.

What catches your eye in this room?

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These products for Moustache by Inga Sempé are clever and well designed.  The classic balcony decorated with a swivel mirror is perfect for small bathrooms.  Super functional and super clean is the name of this game.

The new limited edition Vapor lamps come in a variety of colored patterns.

The Bank clock is now available in white ceramic as well as a cool grey/green.

Shop all of these lovely products here.

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