lighting that makes the space.

as these images demonstrate, lighting can really make or break a room. the right light can add drama or make a bold statement. i noticed when i was europe their use of an eclectic mix of lighting and how it really impacted my mood. one room i stayed in had probably five different lighting fixtures and not one matched, and yet it all worked fabulously together. i went hunting... 
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let there be light! a giveaway from katy skelton.

jones single sconce — available in Black, Off-White and White. you may have seen katy skelton’s┬ámodern homeware designs on the blog before, she’s a furniture designer based in Savannah, Georgia that┬ádesigns and sells beautiful american-made homeware products with social responsibility in mind — products that come from socially sustainable and responsible... 
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the makings of modern cabin.

trendir. there’s nothing that says cozy quite like a cabin nestled somewhere remote(ish) and made up of the ever stylish and still on trend plywood. with that freshly cut look, this is hardly someone’s old fishing cabin in the woods — think modernist and sleek. paired with mid-century modern furnishings, other minimal materials such as concrete, and a statement... 
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take george nelson home with you: a giveaway.

The beautiful Bubble lamp was designed by George Nelson in 1947 as an innovative alternative to pendant lighting. Part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the iconic mid-century pendant has stood the test the time, with a translucent shell wrapped around a modern wire frame. i’ve had pear-shaped bubble lamp for over 10 years and it’s... 
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such great heights.

my domaine. i’ve always dreamed of having super tall ceilings. the ones, like some of these, that have that beautiful crown molding around the perimeter of the room, and killer pendant lamps swinging from ornate ceiling medallions. tall doors, too — i just love that look. i have tall ceilings in my living room and bedroom, but mine are exposed white beams —... 
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