YOUR PLACE LIGHTEN UP! BOLD OPTIONS FOR OVERHEAD ILLUMINATION.Byline: Diana McKeon Charkalis Lifestyle Editor
Overhead fixtures- it's more than just recessed lighting A recessed light or downlight (also pot light in Canadian English, sometimes can light [for canister light] in American English) is a light fixture that is installed into a hollow opening in a ceiling. . This year, chandelier chic abounds, with other forms of pendant lighting making bold statements as well. Here's a look at some of what's out there.
There are plenty of bright ideas at YLighting, which has a large selection of hip, modern pendants. They're affordable too - many models go for under $200. For those on a bigger budget, there's the Magdelena from Italy, a captivating cap·ti·vate
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1. To attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence. See Synonyms at charm.
2. Archaic To capture. orb that comes in two sizes and ranges in price from $2,185.35-$2,682.60. Check out the selection at www.ylighting.com or call (866) 428-9289.
The Shine Lamps company is known for its hand-crafted glass illuminations, inspired by the midcentury design movement. The new pendant pendant
In architecture, a sculpted ornament suspended from a vault or ceiling, especially an elongated boss (carved keystone) at the junction of the intersecting ribs of the fan vaulting associated with the English Perpendicular style. collection comes in an array of colors and retails for $790-$990.
Talk about retro-chic chandeliers. This 17th-century style crystal piece was reputedly re·put·ed
Generally supposed to be such. See Synonyms at supposed.
Adv. 1. a favorite of Louis XIV Louis XIV, king of France
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. Schonbek Lighting has re-created its ornate framework with black crystals - perfect for anyone wanted to give their home the royal treatment.
For the truly mod, Schonbek also offers high-tech pendants in wild crystal colors. For more information about pricing as well as L.A.-area showrooms that feature Schonbek lighting, visit www.schonbek.com.
This chandelier from the Sundance catalog would look great anywhere - from a downtown loft to a beachy cottage. Created by designer Lisa Nardone and handmade in Italy, the iron frame is beaded with glass crystals and dripping with amethyst amethyst (ăm`əthĭst) [Gr.,=non-drunkenness], variety of quartz, violet to purple in color, used as a gem. It is the most highly valued of the semiprecious quartzes. glass. $745 at sundancecatalog.com or 800-422-2770.
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