The icing on the cake is its ability to transform and almost disappear into a dark backdrop when not needed. This gives any space it adorns a dynamic atmosphere and also lets you control the intensity of the focused light.
Serving as both an outdoor lamp and a place to sit Duncan Meerding’s unique cracked log stool is a visually stimulating conversation starter as well. The artist makes each one out of salvaged timber and LEDs. Another double-duty option the NI by Slik Outdoor Living is a stunning LED parasol that also serves as a functional accent lamp.
The more traditional chandeliers most of us commonly imagine are often characterized by lots of little lights or candlestick-like structures that come decorated with small ornate pieces like beads and crystals.
For another look at a lighting option that celebrates spherical forms check out the Vega Flush Mount Lamp from CB2 the creation of designer Donna Piacenza of Studio 1am. Retro globe light bulbs are given a modern context thanks to the brass-finished canopy:
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.
Minimalist wall sconces are all the rage especially when crafted from brass. No wonder this Swing Arm Brass Wall Sconce from CB2 is so appealing! Brushed brass is the material of choice and thanks to a swiveling maneuver you can position the light right where you need it most.