categories + archives: wall

bookshelf lamps to brighten a space

Acacia bookshelf lamps

Bookshelf lamps are not something that comes to mind when people think of home essentials, but I beg to differ.  Several of my clients are fortunate enough to have rooms dedicated to nothing more than books and reading, and that’s … Continue reading

candle wall sconces for the stylish home

candle wall sconces VagabondVintage tealights

Have you ever considered candle wall sconces for your interiors?  While I’m not suggesting living our everyday existence in a pre-Edison era, I am suggesting living more moments under the spell of candlelight.  Unpractical?  Well, perhaps.  But then so is … Continue reading

max ingrand + fontana arte: chic italian mid century glass lighting and mirrors

Max-Ingrand-Oval-Mirror

Italian mid century glass lighting is my go to for adding chic panache and glamour to my client’s homes.  The chandeliers, sconces and table lamps are still amazingly contemporary while giving that nod to the past that says, “yes, I’m … Continue reading

anastassiades’ artisanal modern lighting

Anastassiades-table-lamp

The idea of artisanal lighting may bring to mind a single person studio making sophomoric fixtures for the uninitiated.  This can be further from the truth when it comes to the lighting by Cypriot Michael Anastassiades. For instance, when Ralph … Continue reading

The london design festival – five favorite designers from design junction

My Fall began with a wonderful 6-day trip with MODENUS BlogTour to the London Design Festival, an almost overwhelming citywide, design extravaganza with hundreds of venues exhibiting the latest and greatest that lasts 2 weeks.  Today I focus on Design … Continue reading

LampsPlus – shopping for modern residential lighting

Shopping for contemporary lighting is one of the hardest things to do because there is overwhelmingly so much dreadful stuff out there.  So I’m always looking for interesting sources. One of my favorite things to come out of a MODENUS … Continue reading

The MoMa picture light – modern artwork lighting for the 21st century

Not long ago, I was asked by a Twitter friend about painting lights, those contraptions normally placed over a painting in a home or office and used for illumination.  Sometimes hardwired, sometimes free standing and battery operated or even remote … Continue reading