There’s something a bit Deco about the Etched Metal Side Table in Brass from West Elm which is textured with an etched geometric pattern. The perfect side table for a retro-modern space!
Outdoor lighting fixtures can be pricey and your electricity bill can soar if you are constantly hosting evening events. One way to keep these costs at bay is to opt for a power-free option like glow-in-the-dark gravel and pebbles. These non-toxic paving options are coated with a paint that soaks up sun during the day so that they can glow at night. No electricity necessary.
The bubble chandelier is fun but it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. An alternative to this style could be these “staccato” branch-like fixtures that have blown glass pieces extending outward from all different directions. ProvidenceArtGlass sells them on Etsy and The Cool Hunter shows a beautiful Trocadero apartment featuring one in the dining room.
Another clever way to light up your stairs is by attaching light strips along each step. It’s easy to do if the flat surfaces of your steps juts out a bit past the vertical parts — like these basement stairs featured on Hative.
Read on for eight of our favorite green lighting options from futuristic strip lights that you can stick under your cabinets for a floating effect to LED bulbs that have the same old-fashioned look as incandescents without the exorbitant energy usage.
There’s no question that brass is back. Once seen as an outdated material found mainly on retro figurines lamps and bed frames has re-emerged as chic design gold. This time around there’s a knowing wink as brass is used to channel a distinct vintage vibe.