Five must-have light fixtures for midcentury modern style

Five must-have light fixtures for midcentury modern style

There was something stylish in the air in the late 1950s – from clothing to décor, clean lines and chic simplicity were in vogue. While plenty of other retro trends have come and gone, mid-century modern still looks good, even to our critical modern eyes. For home interiors, mid-century modern is alive and well. Perhaps the best thing about the style is that it can be carried through an entire home without looking forced or too much like a theater set – it’s simply beautiful in its own right. From light fixtures to furniture, mid-century inspired pieces are readily available....

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Choosing the Right Wall Sconce

Wall Sconces serve more than one purpose in that they can accentuate something on the wall (for example a picture or a shelf) in the form of accent lighting, or they can create mood-lighting with a soft glow. In addition, they can provide functional task lighting around a mirror. Depending on the situation, Wall Sconces are a very useful part of the overall lighting scheme. If you are looking for a wall sconce for your bedroom, to assist in late night reading, this qualifies as task lighting. I would suggest choosing a sconce that shines down to help better illuminate...

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