Every spring I get an itch for change, major change. Being cooped up inside during the winter will leave any sane person with cabin fever, and I am no exception. It’s that time of year again, and I have been looking for ways to make major changes to my home without breaking the bank or putting in a ton of manpower.
“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.”
When working on a lighting remodel, we go to great lengths to cast our home in the right light. But what about extending your design to include new light switches and plugs? It seems to be a decorating element that we often overlook. Yet, it’s one of the quickest and most satisfying ways to refine a room’s aesthetic, individualize how you use your lights and appliances and improve on energy efficiency. We’ve teamed up with the Legrand adorne® collection to show you how easy it is to make the switch.
Outdoor lighting is an integral part to any home. While there are multiple components needed to properly light your landscape, you can start just about anywhere. No one knows this better than Hinkley, which is why we’ve teamed up to bring you a guide to outdoor lighting made simple:
Did you know that aging eyes need two to five times more light than our younger eyes did? So, in order to see more clearly, modifications are often needed in the spaces you live and work in, like your kitchen. Here’s how to get your kitchen lighting up to par for aging eyes:
Outdoor lighting is an important part of any home. Not only does it create a beautiful and illuminated atmosphere outdoors, but it also provides much needed safety. Choosing the right lighting for your outdoor spaces can be daunting. To help make the right decisions, here’s a how to choose modern outdoor lighting:
Alright, you’ve found the perfect modern chandelier. Now to install it. But how? And more importantly, where? Or maybe you’re still on the hunt for the modern chandelier that makes your heart beat fast. If you’re uncertain of where to hang your new modern chandelier, or if you can do it on your own, we’re here to help you weigh the options.
Choosing the right Artemide Tolomeo desk lamp isn’t easy. With sizes ranging from micro to mega, figuring out which iconic desk lamp is right for you can leave you indecisive. Don’t worry though, I’ve finally been able to make the decision easy. Here’s how you can pick your perfect Tolomeo: