that old black magic.

black-floor-lamp

i’ve been coveting one of these long arm, mid-century modern looking black lamps for some time now. there’s so many variations on these — i think one of serge mouill iconic fixtures would make me happiest of all, but i’d be happy let any one of these bright lights shine their goodness upon me. clockwise, l to r: jason koharik lamp via lawson-fleming;... 
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on my radar.

radargrouplarge

schoolhouse electric’s new Radar Sconce is adorable, in a not too cute, but more industrial kind of way. the radar sconce was inspired by a light originally used on an industrial parts washer. with its very Utilitarian simplicity, This fixture is practical, colorful and flexible — a beautiful and simple example of American industrial lighting. The Radar Sconce... 
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lighting the way.

architectural-digest

sometimes you can decorate a room around just one really extraordinary lighting fixture. a beautiful vintage fixture like this one from cafe no hut can literally light up a room, giving you one particularly swell source of inspiration — and then you just take off from there. that one truly unique and special fixture is all you need to make a room smashing, all on its... 
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round and round we go.

2s

i’ve been saving these images up, pretty, light and airy rooms, all of them vintage-modern design with a fresh, scandinavian influence. but then i noticed there was another theme here. cylindrical objects in every single one — from the bubble lamps (above and below) to the stools, to the round coffee table. round and round we go, whether intentional or not. i’m... 
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blasé beauties.

3b

i’m in a bit of crap mood today for a reason i can’t quite put my finger on. for the sake of brevity, let’s just say i’ve got the sunday blues. no one to play with, so i’m working. sorry, but we all have those days sometimes, right? it gets lonesome around here and today was one of those days, so i decided to try and take something not very pleasant... 
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