Unless you’re visiting a fancy commercial building or walking down some very nicely landscaped outdoor steps built-in staircase lighting isn’t quite as common in the average home. It may not work in everyone’s home but it definitely helps make a staircase look more interesting and safe in the dark! Here are some great examples to check out for yourself.
No matter how green you consider yourself to be there’s no denying that those old-fashioned incandescent bulbs with the copper filaments sure are pretty. For the best of both worlds try Urban Chandy’s new line of LED Edison bulbs which have the same beguiling look as old-school bulbs but without the unnecessarily high energy usage.
Modern art meets decor in these Mini Chimes from Ladies and Gentlemen Studio. Stained glass and brass shapes merge for a geometric statement that reflects the sun and makes a delicate sound as the soft wind blows. Leather cording a wooden bead glass (you choose the color) and copper or brass combine in each striking piece.
Sleek trendy and minimalist in its form the gorgeous table lamp designed by Christian Troels for has been an absolute showstopper ever since the day it was unveiled. And this gorgeous transformable table wonder has just been dubbed the “lamp of the year” at the Design Awards 2014 in Copenhagen Denmark.
There’s something about these oversized Vas planters by Serralunga that give any outdoor scene a surreal feeling like stepping into a fantasy world. Lit up by LEDs they’d look especially gorgeous alongside a pool or other reflective body of water.
Of course keep in mind it’s pretty much required that your railing goes straight up and down without curling around any walls for this to work. Here’s another fine example featured on Habitos.