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high ceiling lighting solutions in a living room space
Ambient light comes from two locations in this living room: Linear LEDs are mounted on top of the horizontal beams, while additional runs are installed above the cantilever that runs along the perimeter of the room. The oversized pendant fixture makes the room feel cozier, while the table lamps create little islands of illumination. (Photo: Russell Abraham)
Tip 1: Design and conquer Rooms with tall ceilings can be a gift…and sometimes they can be a pain in the butt. How do you make a voluminous room feel inviting? If you install accent lighting —… more
Mark Badgley and James Mischka
Mark Badgley and James Mischka give us a peek at their Old Hollywood-inspired Home Collection.
Duo Mark Badgley and James Mischka’s creations have been gracing the runway for decades, but now they’re moving into a new realm of design: furniture. Debuted at spring High Point Market, Badgley… more
Nathan Anthony swivel chair
(Photo: Nathan Anthony Furniture)
This month, our Idea Boards focus on contemporary living. I’m sure an image popped into your head when you read those words — for me, at this moment, it conjures up scenes from my current obsession… more
Bed with blue bedspread designed by Ann Gish
Follow the numbers below to see Ann Gish's design process.
“Practical elegance” describes designer Ann Gish to a tee. Known for her detail and construction, Gish creates contemporary silk bedding, decorative pillows and tabletops that fit nearly any style.… more
We’ll be heading to High Point next week (!), and among other things, I’m looking forward to seeing the new directions for textiles this spring — color, pattern and texture are the best eye candy.… more
A kitchen with a matte finish countertop with LED lighting above it
A matte finish countertop diffuses the linear task lighting that’s mounted below the upper cabinets. High-CRI LEDs enrich the colors of the food.
TIP 1: True blue light The mistake that architects, interior designers and homeowners often make is that they don’t consider how finishes will be altered under artificial light sources at night. It’… more
Living space designed by Marie Flanigan
Photo: Marie Flanigan
Let’s face it: High Point Market can be mind-boggling whether veteran or newbie. With so many products and trends, how do you make sense of it all when you get back home? We asked past Style Spotters… more
Eaton lighting controls
Eaton Z Wave Collection, www.eaton.com/wiringdevices
The Lighting & Decor team was on the road this week, making a stop at LEDucation to check out the latest offerings in the LED lighting arena. While there, I sat in on a session called “Is LED… more
Follow the numbers below to see Nathan Orsman's design process.
Follow the numbers below to see Nathan Orsman's design process.
Lighting designer Nathan Orsman has a unique talent for bringing intrigue to unproactive spaces. Here, the Australian-born designer walks us through his process of lighting this stately outdoor pool … more
Kichler's Jeffrey Dross noticed trends - like this oil-rubbed bronze - seem to be moving faster in the lighting industry. Here's what that means for us.
Kichler's Jeffrey Dross noticed trends - like this oil-rubbed bronze - seem to be moving faster in the lighting industry. Here's what that means for us.
I remember attending the KBIS tradeshow in 2010 and overhearing a joke. “Tuscany called, they want their kitchens back!” For 10 years, the Tuscan, Olde World look was radically popular and then,… more
Badgley Mischka Monterey console
Badgley Mischka Monterey console
Fashion lovers, brace yourselves: Your home can soon wear Badgley Mischka too. Known for glamorous eveningwear and accessories, the brand is making a foray into the home with the Badgley Mischka Home… more
Create the perfect outdoor living space.
Create the perfect outdoor living space.
No longer is thoughtful decor relegated inside a home’s four walls. Patios and porches are now extensions of the interior, decorated as such with a new generation of stylish outdoor furniture and… more
Outside of a home with landscape lights on. Photo: Jeff Zaruba
Landscape lighting should be subtle. The goal is to draw attention to what is being illuminated as opposed to the light source itself. Photo: Jeff Zaruba
TIP 1: Be street smart As you’ve heard many times before, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.” From the street, the way a house looks at night says a lot about the people inside.… more
Your home's outdoor space is part of your sanctuary, today more than ever. Photo: Kannoa
Your home's outdoor space is part of your sanctuary, today more than ever. Photo: Kannoa
As a resident of the Northeast, I get to enjoy the outdoors for approximately four months a year. During the other eight, I regularly get to escape to warmer climes for work and thus I’m never able… more
As we’re gearing up to debut our new supplement, Millennial Home, in April, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a Millennial — what defines us as consumers, what makes us different… more
Follow the numbers below to see how Sven Gustafson conceptualized this kitchen design.
Follow the numbers below to see how Sven Gustafson conceptualized this kitchen design.
Minnesota high-end custom homebuilder Stonewood LLC incorporates smart technology into the majority of the 10 to 12 houses it builds each year. Here, peek inside one of the company’s latest projects… more
Nest smart home thermostat on green wall
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Technology that can be integrated into the home to make it safer or more convenient (or just cooler) is evolving rapidly. Here, interior designer Sharon Fox of Sharon Fox Designs dishes on her… more
Editor's Faves by Nicole Bowling
Editor's Faves by Nicole Bowling
Our first newsletter, Editor's Faves, is now up and running! In this weekly transmission you'll receive a note from me as well as my favorite products, straight to your inbox.  It seems like an… more