the light choice: how to pick the right fixtures
But the number of decisions going into it can be daunting.
\"People are confused about the size, if the style fits the room, if it gives the right light, all the different price points, says Zoe Feldman, Georgetown interior designer.
All of these factors can make up an amazing space
Or obviously lacking.
\"The space would be a bit dead without proper lighting,\" she said . \".
We asked Feldman and others about their suggestions for the correct lighting style, tone and hanging height to rejuvenate the room.
While they disagree on some things, they all agree that there is at least one rule: every light should be darkened in order for your home to be ready for any moment or mood.
There is a dark corner but there is no room for a table?
Try the floor lamp.
Except for his own doctor, Rick Singleton. C. -
Lighting artists believe there are three good types of floor lamps.
The first is the torchier on the dimmer.
\"You will get the light reflected from the ceiling and spread around the room,\" he said . \".
The second one is more.
Armed candle holders with shadows.
The third is the drug lamp, such as the 1900 s drug lamp for the hardware, which is good for reading (
$249 recovery hardware).
A good chandelier is like a good Necklace: ready to turn any outfit or space into something more special.
Gail Singh, the owner of Circa Lighting, said the Oslo chandelier is a best-selling book because of its charming crystal beads, but the shape is simple and traditional.
She recommends hanging chandeliers 5 feet above the floor of the restaurant, unless the ceiling is particularly high (
About $1,008 for lighting).
\"I just often think that things are overdone in the lighting category,\" Long term D. C.
Designer Frank Babu Rudolf.
For this reason, he ignores the fashionable works of classic works, such as the Tizio desk lamp designed by Robert sabper in 1972, which is best suited for task lighting in the living room and home office (
Museum of Modern Art $525).
For the bedroom, Randolph said the swing
Arm lights like the classic Hinson are the most popular. to choice.
\"There\'s nothing better than a swing --
\"The handrails light in the bedroom, because it provides you with proper lighting at the right height,\" he said . \".
Similar lights can be found in many places, such as the classic Circa light (
About $252 for lighting).
Another classic is the Anle stable lamp with the original 1227 lamp.
It was designed by George kavuddin in 1932 and redesigned by Anglepoise for its 75 th anniversary last year (
$250 to rejuvenate).
Choosing a desk lamp can be more tricky than choosing a bedside lamp or a mission light because there are a lot of options.
If you\'re at a loss, interior designer Zoe Feldman recommends buying a gourd, such as a porcelain desk lamp at Garnet Hill.
She said: \"There are many kinds of ceramic gourd in various colors, which makes it easy for you to find a gourd that can supplement your color scheme.
For the tone of any type of lamp, Feldman recommends a basic white linen or paper tone in the shape of a drum (
Garnet Hill, $231).
\"As for completion, the table lamp can produce good symmetry,\" Feldman said . \".
\"Especially if you don\'t have the final table that matches.
For an avant-garde modern option, you can consider Regina\'s concrete cube mini lightAndrew Design (
Neiman Marcus, $210).
How big should the desk lamp be?
When discussing the size, Feldman said, \"make a mistake on the bigger side rather than the smaller side.
\"The bass desk lamp in West Elm is very suitable for small tables ($69, West Elm).
Lighting can be classic and subtle, but it can also be the perfect finishing touches for rooms that require unique art.
\"A lot of the time, in a room that guests can see, such as a dressing room or a restaurant, people go over the top a little and choose the presentation section,\" said the singer about the lights.
The large wire Earth Light of Richmond blog \"Young House Love\" is a good eye --
A supplement to a traditional or modern family (
$89, light color).
This is a very fashionable art of lighting.
Room for kitchen, lounge, and even teens-
In letters or numbers (
$229, vintage Skyhorse lights).
Although they are often covered up by shadows, don\'t ignore the bulbs: retro Edison-
Bulbs like West Elm are making a comeback, just as manufacturers are moving towards more energy --
Efficient options ($12, www. westelm. com).
\"Keep in mind that these bulbs are more decorative,\" said Tina King of the revival home and lighting store.
\"They should be used to create an atmosphere, not to illuminate the kitchen where you need a brighter light in your work area.
A tungsten bulb like a 30 w Radio
The revival style small tungsten wire bulb is another option to imitate candlelight (
$10 to rejuvenate).
If you are going to use a vintage light bulb, make sure your fixture shows it, as does the glass bell cover on the lander for crates and barrels (
$149 crates and barrels).
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