let there be light.

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the urbanite. i’m on the hunt for a new dining room pendant fixture and i need some new wall sconces, too. but there’s so much good lighting out there right now, i’m having a tough time deciding. i’d love something simple, yet elegant and modern. and i wouldn’t mind some brass one bit. here’s a few looks i really love and think would work... 
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Friday Finds

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I’m back and can’t wait to share my Japan finds with you, as soon as I organize the (too many) photos I took! Meanwhile, with warmer temperatures fast approaching, I hope you’ll enjoy these summery vibes with me! Top to bottom, left to right: Soft, organic patterns of natural light illuminate a Puerto Rican house. This Berlin flat strikes an impeccable... 
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the big fixture.

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vtwonen. the big fixture seems to be everywhere these days. over-sized industrial chic lighting makes for an interesting and dynamic contrast to a more traditional space — consider it just a little edginess to all that pretty. i’ve found them all over ebay, and etsy and sites like barnlight electric carry great reproductions like their Wesco Pendant Light. big... 
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Friday Finds

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I’m off to Japan for a month, but before I go, I thought I’d leave you with few of my favorite Japanese houses from one remarkable duo, mA-style architects. Top to bottom, left to right: A modern extension of a traditional family residence The garden and floating walls that frame this artful abode This plywood closet inside a creatively constructed space Patterns... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: The light flooding into this minimal study A calm and contemporary converted farmhouse Everything about this pared-down living space A residence and retreat that draws in the Ibiza coast The clean geometry of this concrete kitchen Happy Friday, Annie P.S. Thanks for commiserating with me last week. I haven’t gotten my board back yet... 
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