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5 Things to Consider When Planning Functional Lighting in Your Home

It might seem simple to choose a decorative pendant that you love, or a table lamp that “goes with” the rest of your space. But functional, architectural fixtures can be a lot harder to choose on your own. Yet this is the lighting that professional designers regard as the “secret sauce” to make personal living space more functional, more comfortable, and certainly more beautiful.

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Flos USA’s CEO Predicts the Future of Lighting + More

Imagine an evening in the not-so-distant future. Your phone unlocks the front door to your house. As you walk in, the lighting in your house adjusts instantly to your personal preferences. In the morning, a wristband senses when you’re entering light sleep and cues your floor lamp to brighten slowly, simulating the sun rising.

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Eos Mini Pendant Light from Vita Copenhagen

Let’s Hygge! 5 Tips for a Happy Home

If you haven’t been stuck on a remote island for the past year (hopefully DiCaprio was there to show you around), chances are you’ve heard, read, or seen hygge everywhere. After all, even Oxford Dictionaries shortlisted it for the “Word of the Year 2016.” At one point, you must have asked yourself, “What’s that hygge all about?”

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Rabbit Table Lamp By Front, from Moooi | YLighting Statement Lamps

Statement-Making Table and Floor Lamps from Moooi + Giveaway

When it comes to the balance of form and function, table and floor lamps might lean slightly toward the latter, reserved for lighting up a workspace, reading nook or accenting a room. But Dutch design house Moooi takes portable lighting to another level, with out-of-the-box designs that would make any dramatic chandelier jealous. Read on for a few of our favorites that take center stage in any room of the house (plus, a giveaway to win one of your own!).

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Introducing: Lee Broom

As one of the UK’s leading product and interior designers, we’re happy to introduce Lee Broom to the YLighting family. Lee Broom designs and manufactures dramatic lighting under his own label, which he established in 2007. His ingenious designs have won him numerous awards, and he has been described by The Financial Times as “Among the most respected British talents.” 

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How to Light Your Dining Room for Dinner Parties

“I love a good dinner party,” says Seattle and Marin County, California–based interior designer Caitlin Jones Ghajar. “Everyone’s excited and relaxed, you can sit with your friends, have real conversations, and nourish your bodies with lovingly prepared food, and generally feel lucky to be exactly where you are in that moment.”

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Desk Lamps |YLighting

Form, Meet Function: Our Top 10 Desk Lamps

Desk lamps shouldn’t just be practical, but beautiful also. From high tech to high design, our favorite desk lamps are the ultimate blend of form and function, making the daily grind a bit easier to manage. Here, we’ve gathered our top 10 favorites.

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Artemide Tolomeo |YLighting

5 Bestsellers from Artemide’s Tolomeo Collection

Artemide’s Tolomeo Collection continues to be one of our top selling modern lighting collections. Designed by Michele de Lucci, it boasts a timeless design with modern sensibility that makes it easy for any design aficionado to appreciate. The very first Tolomeo emerged in the late 1980s, but the collection today boasts 32 lamps in all. Here are five much-loved iterations of this world-famous design.

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Staple Wall Lamp By Søren Rose Studio, from Menu A:S|YLighting Top 10 Modern Wall Lights

10 Head-Turning Modern Wall Lights

Too often relegated to the “functional” or “ambient” category of lighting, wall lights aren’t exactly known for being statement makers in a space. Whether used in a small bathroom or a grand living space, there’s no reason a beautiful wall fixture can’t steal the show with superb design. These 10 favorites will make you want to flip the switch on ho-hum wall lights.

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