categories + archives: floor and table

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

anastassiades’ artisanal modern lighting


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

stillfried wien – a new destination for germanic design in nyc


Stillfried Wien may sound like a scrumptious plate of Austrian schnitzel, which it’s not and may sound like its something located in Vienna, which it’s also not.  The brain child of lovely Viennese duo Anna and Michael Trubrig, Stillfried Wien … 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

accessorizing your home with Kerry Macbride’s jewelry lamps

I recently came across some beautifully hand made table lamps by American jewelry designer Kerry MacBride.  He uses travertine, black onyx and white quartz in his luxurious pieces.  Not one to overlook details, he even built the lamp’s dimmers into … Continue reading

shio: intricate mineral formations for the home

Last week I was at Modenus once again.  I featured the creative, intriguing and sublime work of a very cool science geek turned artist, Seattle-based Daniel MacDonald.  MacDonald has figured out the way of turning his childhood fascination with crystal … Continue reading

refined French luxury in the decorative lamps of Christophe Côme

There is just something exquisite about French luxury design.  Regardless of where you see it, you just know it’s French.  Take for instance the sculptural, luxurious and unique table lamps – the loukoum lights – from Paris-based designer Christophe Côme. I … Continue reading