• Interior Lighting and Photography Tips with Karyn Millet

    I can’t get enough of photographer Karyn Millet 's work. While she is brilliant with any subject matter, she has been very successful at photographing interiors for some of the best shelter magazines around. I was lucky enough to sit down with her, dish on what she loves, get a handful of interior...
  • Interior Decor Ideas: Equestrian Chic

    Today, falling leaves and cooler weather seem to influence my interior decor ideas. Equestrian chic is what I’m dreaming about, almost to the point of a weird obsession. Believe it or not, I can get myself up on to a horse and not totally embarrass myself, and naturally I loved Downton Abbey, but...
  • How to Layer Light for Fall Ambiance

    Regardless of the season, I think it’s critical that one learns how to layer light. Fall ambiance, however, is probably on your mind, and can be achieved in your home by following a few simple rules. Naturally the sun sets earlier so an interior lighting scheme is more important this time of year...
  • DIY Wall Lighting Idea

    At the Las Vegas Market last week, a trio of wall lights (above) caught my eye - and these beautiful fixtures inspired a great DIY wall lighting idea! With the supplies readily available for this project at Lamps Plus, why not try to re-create this look on your own? A simple plug-in wall lamp and ceiling...
  • Bedroom Lighting Basics for a Home Decor Refresh

    Welcome back for another week of Back to Basics lighting lessons! Today I'm turning my attention to bedroom lighting basics, where proper illumination is key for creating a relaxing mood. Soft and serene lighting in this space is of particular importance if you have high stress levels —i.e...
  • Quick Home Decor Updates

    Quick home decor updates should be inexpensive and liven up any room. Most of us don’t have the funds for major room redecoration, so here are some simple ideas that will have a huge effect on your home without breaking the bank. Adding a hot pattern can modernize any room. Love the trellis...
  • Small Space Decorating with Designer Stephanie Sabbe

    I recently collaborated with interior designer and blogger Stephanie Sabbe on a small space decorating story for Boston Home magazine called “Made To Measure." Sabbe decorated relatively small (just under 1,000-square-foot) condo for two young doctors in Boston's South End neighborhood...
  • 6 Great Wall Sconces for the Home Library

    Wall sconces add function and style to a home library. As we head into fall our interiors become more important and the den or library is the perfect place to study, read and generally enjoy a respite from the cooler weather. Like your kitchen and office, lighting is key to making the most of any room...
  • A Chic Acrylic and Chrome Wall Lamp by Possini Euro Design

    On this month's Design Dossier , we're featuring one of our best-selling wall lamps - our exclusive Possini Euro Design Chrome Plug-In Swing Arm Wall Lamp. The gorgeous guest bedroom pictured above is the perfect example of how to welcome guests with elegant and practical bedside lighting. ...
  • Sleek and Contemporary LED Wall Lamps

    While LED technically means Light Emitting Diodes, it’s the high style of LED wall lamps that caught my eye when looking through the amazing Swedish blog, Victor Blogg. There are times when all I crave are simple, contemporary design and this blog delivers - not to mention it makes you think about...
  • Make a Statement with Modern Wall Lamps

    If you need to illuminate a nightstand, reading nook, or art gallery, modern wall lamps provide the perfect space-conscious solution. But they're more than merely functional; chosen carefully and positioned strategically, a single wall lamp can also make a strong impact on the design of a space....
  • How to Brighten Up Your Bedroom Lighting

    If you have been craving a change lately in your bedroom but don't quite know where to start, lighting may just be the perfect place. Good lighting is something small and simple that can make a serious impact on the overall design and look of your bedroom. The below images from Architecture Art...
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