Although summer is my favorite season with its laid-back schedule and warm, sunny days, I do love college football in the fall. It’s a season for cheering on my favorite team, noshing on nachos, and spending time with family and friends yelling at the TV. We’re funny that way.
Whether you have a dedicated game room, a man cave, or just a comfortable living room to entertain guests this fall, adequate lighting can help set the mood. Perhaps some new pendants over the island will jazz up your space or an industrial-style chandelier over the pool table will not only improve your game but give your room a fresh look.Read More
St. Regis is a world renowned, international hotelier that is known for its luxurious amenities and suites. With guest rooms named after famous politicians and celebrities, each room has its own special features and bits of character. This particular opulent bed is found in the Presidential Suite at the St. Regis Singapore. Yes, Singapore is all the way over in Asia, but the bedroom is all about French glamour and magnificence.
The symmetry is what makes this area so desirable. Graceful draperies flow down from the ornate tray ceiling and surround the beautiful vintage crystal chandelier. Of course this bedroom lighting would still be full of splendor if the chandelier wasn’t present, but with it, additional upscale elegance is brought in.
If you’re in the market for a chandelier, but don’t particularly care for one dripping with crystals, we’ve got exactly what you’re looking for. The Antique Round Chandelier, shown on the left with six candelabras, can be found in our Modern Chandeliers category online. So what if you’ve got a picky significant other – polished and satin nickel finishes characterize this pendant to coordinate with any environment. The lack of feminine crystals lets the chandelier work for both men and women.
While the ceiling light provides subtle lighting, it may not work as a late night reading lamp. Surely you’ve encountered this obstacle – you want to stay up working on a crossword puzzle, but your better half is ready to get some shuteye. Maybe it has been the other way around? No matter which part you’re playing, classic wall lights can provide enough light for one on either side of the bed. Naturally, the St. Regis thought ahead and installed sconces similar to the Fayette Bath Light plus offered two modern table lamps. As its name may imply, the Fayette Bath Light is not just for the bathroom; the frosted shade softens the glow off the light bulb, while you can coordinate finishes between it and your Antique Round Chandelier above.
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When choosing ceiling lighting for your home, there are quite a few questions to ask yourself. Do you have high ceilings or maybe a large area to light? Maybe your home has low ceilings, where clearance is key? No matter your requirements, it’s likely we have the right pendant light for you!
For those with high ceilings, a chandelier is likely to be the perfect choice. You could go for the high class look that’s covered in crystals, but we’d like to present a few out of the box ideas instead. Perhaps one of our modern chandeliers will work in your home? The Domino Bar Chandelier has a minimalist appearance, and also happens to be fairly minimal in price. For $455 the Domino has five glass shades to light up a large room, that’s under $100 for each light which is far less than what you’d pay purchasing multiple ceiling pendants. The simple polished chrome and black finish can coordinate with nearly any color scheme without distracting from larger decor like artwork and furniture.
Not everyone has high ceilings though and older homes especially often come standard with lower ceilings. Go with the flow of your historic home and incorporate schoolhouse lighting. The Fontana Semi Flush Ceiling Light is a mere ten inches in overall height and looks identical to retro ceiling lights of the past. The schoolhouse style globe on the Fontana will give off a soft glow and is perfect for mounting in hallways, bathrooms or even a breakfast nook.
If you desire a more of a nautical or whimsical look in your home, one of our rustic light fixtures is likely to be right up your alley. Our rustic barn lamps come standard with that maritime styling in the form of cast guards or coastal finishes reminiscent of the sea. The Barn Light CGU SS Pendant is a personal favorite, as well as a bestseller amongst our many customers. For this particular light, you can choose the stem mount or gooseneck option for coordinating outdoor lighting too!
Comprehensive renovations in classic homes can often include major changes to light fixtures in common rooms such as the kitchen and the bathroom. Some drab interiors within traditional homes can be revived with modern chandeliers, such as the Domino 5-Light Bar from Barn Light Electric.
A perfect example is found within the bathroom phase of a house-wide remodeling project. This Georgian Colonial style home happens to be nestled within the historic town of Hickory, North Carolina. It was featured on traditionalhome.com and has been remodeled with a mix of both turn of the century and modern lighting styles.Read More