Just popping by with this quick little trendwatch! Sometimes these things just reach out and smack you in the face! This is one of those occasions where I found myself pinning very similar images in only days apart. I really do love this look though (as does everyone else it seems). The key elements: a mix of materials (wood, concrete) cool colors (gray, blue, green)
If you are looking to truly stand out, there are few more fail-proof ways than by choosing an unusual light fixture. These linear brass numbers are a great example. Though a thoroughly modern shape, the brass finish adds some formality and makes them a perfect match for even a traditional space. I would loooove to hang one in my dining room but they are a
Swing arm lights are like the nerd glasses of the design world. Right? These are a pretty classic choice for places like the bedroom but they still seem somewhat unexpected when used in a kitchen or bathroom. But why we were these not always used like this? Articulated lights are an incredibly useful way to angle the light where you need it to go, unlike
A good lamp is hard to find. I like really simple lights for the most part, unless it’s for a dining area (and even then sometimes simple works best!). These handmade lights from husband-and-wife company onefortythree strike the right note. I love all the colorful iterations and the focus on minimal shapes with exposed bulbs. They just feel downright refreshing. Go check them out.
Just some notes from my ongoing love affair with Tom Dixon lighting. They are so simple, so sculptural, so copied (oh yes) but I still love them. What else is there to say really? Enjoy. [ white on white with copper ] [ in a kitchen ] [ in the dining room ] [ in a living room, with kilim rugs ] Need design help?