let there be beautiful light.


there’s nothing worse than bad lighting. it can take you from looking your most beautiful to a frightening Frankenstein moment instantly. But Philips Lighting is introducing a new line of dimmable LED light bulbs that are a complete game changer. I always want to use LED’s for energy efficiency, but i don’t like the weird blue casting they create —... 
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let there be light.


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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lighting the way.


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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excuse me, may i have a light?


besides my addiction for chairs of all shapes, sizes and eras, i now seem to have developed a bit of a thing for lamps, lighting, pendants, and fixtures of all kinds. oh dear. where to put them all? what to light up next? it’s problematic, really, but they just make so many interesting lighting options these days. from schoolhouse electric, to patrick townsend, to brendan... 
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the beautiful caravaggio pendant – a giveaway.


Denmark-based Lightyears lamps are designed by some of Scandinavia’s most innovative designers, and the Caravaggio lamp designed by Cecilie Manz is one of their most popular, and most beautiful pendant lamps. and some great news for you — Lightyears has very kindly offered to host a sfgirlbybay reader giveaway for one Caravaggio P1 black pendant lamp, like the... 
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