The past week of rain and fog has provided me with a reason to lighten up. Thankfully my home has ample windows so I am able to take advantage of day lighting, however as on recent days when I need to flip the switch it puts a smile on my face to think about the shining options we have to illuminate our space.
Davis Square Lofts, a creative loft community in Somerville, MA, uses galvanized plate, incandescent lamps from Hi-Lite Mfg.Co. The lofts portray an elegant tug of war between industrial cityscape and green landscape so why not use lights that look like they belong on the porch in the dining room?
The Greenwich Hotel in NYC has redefined what a stylish bathroom should be. Each of the 80 plus water closets are laid out in Carrara marble or Moroccan tile and illuminated with playful lighting like this example reminiscent of a cake dome.
Alabama Chanin, a lifestyle company best known for their hand-stitched fashion, also produces home products. This hand-crafted chandelier made from found items that have been recycled and wired to form this one-of-a-kind light was constructed by talented artisans from Florence, Alabama.