let there be light.

light5

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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new and noteworthy.

NN9

1. pink ‘stripe’ Acrylic on canvas by tracey kafka from serena & lily. the weather in L.A. has been very kindly easing me into its warmer temperatures — not too hot, mostly overcast mornings. but today the sun came out in full force, introducing what summer’s gonna really be like here in the city of hot, golden angels. so that put me in the mood... 
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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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