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Bathroom Lighting Buyer’s Guide

No longer a small, simple room that is used briefly, the modern bathroom has transformed into a larger, luxurious retreat that serves as a place to relax and unwind as much as it serves daily rituals. But for your bathroom to rightly fulfill its many uses, it is very important to install the correct lighting.

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Editor’s Picks: Dark + Decadent Lighting

It’s that time of year: the time when the nights are getting longer; the dried, cracking leaves fall dead off the trees which, leafless, look like bones jutting up from the ground; and we hunker down and tell ourselves that noise was just the house settling… I’m sure of it…

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Design Trend: Lighting as Art

There’s no question that art is subjective. After all, just because something is called art doesn’t necessarily mean it has artistic value to all people. In the case of sculptural, well-designed lighting, the lines between what is art and what isn’t can seem blurred further.

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Bedroom Lighting Guide

Of all the rooms in your home, your bedroom is probably the most sacred to you. Your retreat, your place to relax. So, getting the design just right is essential to make it a comfortable place where you can lay your head down every night. But as the bedroom has evolved into being more than just a place for sleeping, so has the need for the room’s design to evolve alongside with it…including the lighting.

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Editor’s Picks: Sci-Fi Worthy Lighting

Light speed. Lightsabers. Lasers. Light is a prominent feature in science fiction. And that is to say nothing of the mood that lighting can create. From bright colors in a fun space opera to more muted tones of a dystopian future; from the warm tones of the Rebel Alliance to the cold grays of the Empire, the lighting options in sci-fi are wide and versatile indeed.

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Design Story: The Icons (Part II)

Continued from Part I, here are the stories of five more iconic lighting designs, including the 18th century inspired and 21st century designed Bourgie Table Lamp and that ubiquitous office lamp, the Tolomeo, unexpectedly inspired by fishermen’s nets.

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Design Story: The Icons | YLighting

Design Story: The Icons (Part I)

What is it about a lighting design that takes it from a simple light source to a veritable design icon? Perhaps we’ll find a pattern in the stories of some of the more famous fixtures out there. So, from the industrial origins of the Bubble Lamp to the plaster medallion inspiration for the Skygarden, we share the stories behind some of the most iconic lighting designs.

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