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  • Blog Post: Better Bedside Lighting

    Image from Remodelista My weekends this Summer have been all about getting the home together, and my current focus is on the bedroom. Which led to an interesting realization: for bedside lighting, I absolutely love modern wall sconces and wall lights. House of Troy Cambridge Brass Wall Lamp , George...
  • Blog Post: An Innovative New York Apartment Under 500 Square Feet

    If you think living in New York means tight spaces and high rents, you're right. But this innovative apartment takes it to another level. Somehow, the builders were able to fit a kitchen, bathroom, loft bedroom, home office and storage in this 500 sq ft space! The key to this smart design is...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: Kitchen Nook Lighting

    It doesn’t take much to make a kitchen nook feel warm and inviting, but the lighting might be the most important element. These adorable kitchen niches are usually small in scale, only being about to fit a small table. Yet, they maximize space by turning an awkward alcove into something useful...
  • Blog Post: Report from KBIS: What's New in Bathroom Lighting

    Image from Adorable Home America's largest trade show for the kitchen and bath industry, KBIS in Las Vegas, recently wrapped, and with that we'd like to give you an insider look at what's new in bathroom lighting: Eclecticism is back and nothing says fun and fabulous quite like a traditional...
  • Blog Post: Design Trick: Backlit Mirrors

    Image from In In Design Live Backlit mirrors are seemingly in every new restaurant and hotel. If you've been in new hotel or restaurant recently, you've probably seen a new trend in contemporary wall mirrors , in which the mirror is ringed in light and seemingly floating slightly in front...
  • Blog Post: Stylish Pendant Lights for the Kitchen

    I am a huge advocate for beautifully designed kitchens with stylish pendant lights. The kitchen is in fact the heart of the home so it should be treated with care and love. Cheesy, I know. But when you have a well designed kitchen, it can benefit you tremendously. Now, most of us don’t have...
  • Blog Post: Tips For Styling Crystal Chandeliers

    For a lot of us, a crystal chandelier is on our bucket list to one day own. They’re the epitome of elegance and sophistication in every home style, so they're very much deserving to be on the list. But what do you do with a crystal chandelier once you’ve found the chandelier of your...
  • Blog Post: From Outfit to Interior: Patterned + Pretty

    If there's ever a time to go hog wild with pattern it's summertime! When the weather is warm it just feels like you can get away with more, doesn't it? I think so, and so does Ms. Patterned & Pretty. She likes to use repeats to freshen up her home and knows it doesn't have to be in...
  • Blog Post: Modern Homes from the Silver Screen

    Image from Federico Babina's Archicine Series Barcelona-based architect and designer Federico Babina has been steadily making headlines over the last year by creating playful architecture and design themed illustrations. The latest is a series of posters illustrating iconic works of architecture...
  • Blog Post: Restaurant Design: Workshop Kitchen and Bar

    Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I'm sure there was lots of brunching going on and some amazing restaurant designs discovered. Did anyone make it to Palm Springs or happen to try out the new Workshop Kitchen + Bar ? Soma Architects was called upon to transform the historic El Paseo Building...
  • Blog Post: Modernist Dream Home For Sale

    Image from Curbly Mid-century modern dream home for sale in Los Angeles. What do you do when you love modern design and the perfect home goes on the market for $1.4M? Well, you dream design it of course... The A-frame architecture and ceiling-high windows create the perfect opportunity to not...
  • Blog Post: The Bistrot: Restaurant Design Lights Up Bali

    The Bistrot, a vintage Parisian restaurant design with industrial glam influences, is all the buzz right now in Bali! The imaginations of design team Zohra Boukhari and her husband Blaise Samoy created something that is powerfully stunning, simply elegant and a perfect mix of industrial and glamorous...
  • Blog Post: Statement Chandeliers For a Modern Dining Room

    Image from Yatzer Dining rooms are the perfect opportunity to really make a statement with your lighting choices. Whether you choose a pendant or chandelier, one or two fixtures and go for either a contemporary or traditional piece, you're bound to impress guests with a show stopping fixture....
  • Blog Post: Design Trend: Crystal Table Lamps

    Image from Décor Pad In order for your guests to see and enjoy your home decor, it's important to have a well-lit home. There are many options to choose from, but my favorite options are crystal table lamps. Ambient light is a must in any home! Your home probably has a few different...
  • Blog Post: Accents of Black For a Modern Home Style

    Image from Simply Grove There are so many options when it comes to color palettes for your home. You can go bright and bold or serene and calm. Whatever you love, one color that fits right in to any modern home style is black. In fact, black is timeless and looks striking in any space. Whether...
  • Blog Post: Emmy Inspired Lighting Selections

    Do you guys love the Emmys for the awards or the red carpet? Be honest! We love the red carpet so much, we just had to use what we saw for design inspiration. It inspired us to think about some unique lighting ideas. First, dress style... What did you guys think? Overall, we were impressed and...
  • Blog Post: Sailing Style: Modern Yacht Interiors

    High style on the high seas is not just a fiction one finds in Bond movies. The following rundown of the best in modern yacht interiors suggests that good design sense need not be shore bound. When looking for a custom boat interiors pro, Art collector Dakis Joannou commissioned famed artist Jeff...
  • Blog Post: Not Your Father's Chandeliers

    Image from Design Milk Let's agree to agree: chandeliers aren't just for parents' homes, grandparents' homes and the Palace of Versailles anymore. For a modern take, look no further than the space-race-inspired Sputnik light at the top of this post. Or with their liberal, updated...
  • Blog Post: Modern Design + Form + Function: Koncept Lighting

    We had a chat with the innovative designers at Koncept and we want to share it with you! We discussed modern design, the importance of form + function, as well as future ideas for Koncept. It all started a couple months ago when we attended the Dwell on Design event. At the event, we ran into Kenneth...
  • Blog Post: Iconic Apple Designer: Jonathan Ive

    Steve Jobs is the name everyone knows, but as Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple, Jonathan Ive is the man most often credited with the actual look of the iMac, iPod and iPhone, iPad…and whatever comes next. And true to principles of good design, no matter the complexity of the...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: Contemporary Lighting for the Kids Room

    Recently I've had a lot of inquires from my blog readers and clients asking for suggestions on contemporary lighting for kids room. Whether it be a nursery or kids room. Honestly, kids rooms are some of my favorite to design because you can definitely have fun with the concept, especially the lighting...
  • Blog Post: Designing With Crystal Chandeliers

    Crystal chandeliers have been a thing of the past, are a thing of the present and I think will easily be a thing of the future. A chandelier is such a classic piece when paired with a modern space, beauty happens! I remember starting a few years back, everyone wanted a crystal chandelier . Mostly...
  • Blog Post: LED Lighting: The Future Looks Bright

    Believe the hype: LED lighting can help you save money. When looked at holistically, factoring in the cost of electricity over the lifetime of the bulb, a house full of LED lights could actually save you hundreds of dollars. Let's do the math. LED Is for the Long Term According to GreenBiz...
  • Blog Post: Family Living in Modern Homes

    Having kids doesn't mean having to throw in the towel and become a soccer mom. The modern family homes featured above set out to break the stereotype of family living. I personally love the idea of living in a modern home with a handful of kids running around. Growing up in a stylish enviroment exposes...
  • Blog Post: Modern Wall Lights For Every Room

    I mages from The Globe & Mail / Mia Linnman I love the ambiance that swing arm sconces create. There is a soft glow and intimacy in the light that can work well in every room of the house. In the bedroom, a sophisticated swing-arm lamp like the Satin Brass Swing Arm Wall Lamp on either side...

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