David Trubridge’s lighting designs create maximum impact in any application through shadow patterns that wash across the ceiling and walls, impacting the space well beyond the limits of the fixture itself.
Ceiling Lighting Ideas
Mini pendants are great for adding ambient lighting in an area, but they’re also ideal for concentrated task lighting elsewhere in the kitchen and office. Hanging multiple mini pendants either in a row or at vary heights can create a stunning lighting display over the kitchen island, dining room table, or in the entryway.
Better yet, there is a wide range of styles to choose from, whether bold, minimal, industrial or luxe. For your inspiration, here are 10 modern mini pendants worth checking out.
2016 put out a lot of beautiful lighting, including some outstanding chandeliers. While we’re always looking forward to the new designs coming to us this year, we can’t help but marvel over these fantastic designs. If these chandeliers weren’t already at the top of your list, here’s why they should be for 2017.
David Trubridge has been making a name for himself in the design world since 2001, when the Italian brand Cappellini purchased the rights to his Body Raft lounger. From there, the New Zealand-based designer has focused mainly on his signature, modern lighting made from sustainably sourced bamboo plywood.
The kitchen island is the heart of the kitchen where we spend countless hours prepping, cooking, and sitting around. We expect it to function on many levels and besides needing it to be well lit, we want it to be the jewel of the space, as it’s often the first thing we see. To make that happen, it’s smart to spend some time considering the pendant lights that will hang above it.
Flush mount ceiling lights—so-named since they are mounted flush with the ceiling—are the workhorses of the lighting world. They can be used to stunning effect in every room, from bedrooms to hallways to kitchens. But they’re especially critical in low-ceilinged spaces where pendants, chandeliers, or other dangling lights would pose the risk of head-bumps.
New to YLighting is Seascape Lamps. This California based company has been creating breezy modern lighting in their Santa Cruz studio since 1980. These simple, contemporary pieces are made out of fine silks, woven materials and printed linen. Each shade is handmade in your choice of silk fabric or a wood veneer.
Visualize entering a restaurant where a tremendous wood carp is suspended from the ceiling, its presence surreal, as though part of some mischievous fantasy. Glowing in a way that appears almost animated, the carp enjoys a view across the room, its darting eyes eagerly surveying all who dine there.
In continuous production since their origin in 1969, these stunning multi-layered sculptural lights wave and swirl for a soft 60’s Danish design. Each of the modern lights designed by architect Poul Christiansen from Le Klint are hand-folded and represent genuine craftsmanship.
Whether hanging in the entryway or above the dining room table, these modern chandeliers were meant to make a statement. Opulent and grand I can’t help but admire chandeliers that garner awe and command attention. Here are my 5 most recent favorite statement chandeliers:
The Seasons Collection from Hubbardton Forge is comprised of four beautiful light fixtures. Each pendant light is inspired by a different time of year, reflecting the elements of the changing seasons. From the fresh rains of spring, to the breezy days of summer, the changing leaves of autumn, and the frozen snowflakes of winter, take a look at these sculpturally inspired modern lighting pieces: