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.
Or if you’d prefer an entire fixture of Edison bulbs Urban Chandy also makes their own custom pieces out of recycled materials like reclaimed boardwalk and salvaged barnwood. Check out the whole selection here.
For a tried and true favorite you can’t go wrong with the sweet look of hanging mason jar candle holders. They’re a snap to make but if you feel like you need help getting started Darby Smart can send you all of the supplies and instructions you need in a handy kit.
We absolutely adore the minimalistic form of and how its various finishes add intrigue and contrast to the interior. The chromed steel clear glass and pearl white painted steel lampshades designed by provide you with diverse options while giving the room a cheerful and festive appeal. It is a lighting fixture that also blends in beautifully with diverse themes ranging from industrial and retro to the likes of minimal and Hollywood Regency.
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.
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: