Do you ever sit down after a long day of work to wind down, and realize your options are lights on full blast or complete darkness? To avoid that all-or-nothing scenario, we use what are called lighting layers when designing a space.
Texture is an essential part of a designer’s vocabulary because a design without texture is visually uninteresting – it just falls flat.
If you could illuminate your home with cascading fragments of prismatic light, why wouldn’t you? Stained glass windows aren’t just for cathedrals anymore! Glasswork adds a classic flair to interior design and becomes a conversation piece, but most importantly, it is a novel home element that cannot be replicated. A great deal of craftsmanship went into the ornate details of old houses, and perhaps it’s time we brought that practice back.
In recent years, lighting has shifted from a design afterthought to the jewelry of a home, a piece of illuminated art. But there is one detail more important than the style, the finish, or the size ― the lightbulbs!
Why not create a lighter and brighter home interior to help you through the gloomy months? Get inspired with some guidance provided by Mary Liz Curtin, co-owner of Leon & Lulu, a roller rink-turned-shopping-destination in Clawson.
Lighting has come so far in the last couple of years; the word chandelier no longer exclusively refers to the dramatic draping of crystal that collected dust over your grandmother’s dining table.
The Pantone Color of the Year has come to mean so much more than ‘what’s trending’ in the world of design; it’s truly a reflection of what’s needed in our world today
Lighting in layers refers to using a combination of lighting techniques in “layers” to make a room feel beautiful and ensure functionality.