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We're into lighting in a big way. We've studied the relationship between light and shade, we’ve examined its many possible tones (both natural light and artificial), we’ve considered how light is architecturally made, and we’ve gradually learnt how to control light in a way that mimic nature's dappled shades.
Lighting, done properly, can completely transform an atmosphere.
The decision doesn’t necessarily have to be table lamp or floor lamp. If there’s room, we always choose both.
Go off the wall and regain surface space with a wall light. Use them either side of the bed, a mirror or piece of art.
From recessed spotlights that allow you to angle shafts of soft light to low-hung pendants that create mellow pools.
Colour, fabric, shape, size. A lampshade is another layer to your room’s scheme and each one responds to light differently.
With a little tweaking or considered planning, your kitchen can be both superbly functional and warmly atmospheric for winter-time gatherings. Read more
In the lull after Christmas, our homes can feel a little bare. Read more