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Wednesday July 24th, 2013

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10 Best White Lamps

I have a beautiful alabaster bedside lamp that found a few years at one of those flea markets with stall, after stall and lots of junk. I spotted the lamp across the store, and it was a love at first sight sort of thing. But then I got two cats and in the six years…

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Friday February 17th, 2012

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‘holes’ lighting by bertjan pot

We’ve had lighting on the brain lately. Our new Design*Sponge office came with huge fluorescent hanging lamps that we avoid turning on at all costs. So Kate, Grace and I have been hunting for something cool and functional. While I don’t know if these pendants will cast as much light as we need, they certainly…

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Saturday January 21st, 2012

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Wednesday April 20th, 2011

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against the woodgrain: lighting

I’ve always been a fan of marquee-style letters and signs. They seem to sparkle and dazzle in a way that makes whatever space they’re decorating feel special and exciting. Last week, Brenna taught us how to make our own paper marquee letters, but I know some people enjoy picking up something that’s already made, or…

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Thursday March 31st, 2011

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sarah foote pillows

After a meeting in the city yesterday, I couldn’t resist the gravitational pull to check out the newly renovated JCrew store on 5th avenue. And while I found myself drawn to all the sparkliest bits in the store (my shopping companion almost bought the black sequined harem pants. She was braver than I.), I ended…

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Tuesday March 15th, 2011

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over our heads: something dramatic

Today is our big moving day, and I’m already excited about decorating a totally blank canvas. One thing I love most about the new space is the high ceiling in the bedroom. Our current bedroom is nice, but the ceiling was never tall enough to hang a chandelier or something pendant-like above the bed. So…

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Wednesday March 9th, 2011

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curvy bottom lamp

For the last seven years, I’ve been a chair girl. Through and through, chairs were the thing I gravitated toward most, and I collected them like they were an endangered species. AC used to joke that I had three to four chairs for each person living in our home, and he wasn’t far off. I…

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Thursday November 18th, 2010

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do you really love lamp, brick?

Nothing is a bigger reminder that I watch too much TV than the fact that almost anything reminds me of a movie or a TV show. When I saw these amazing lamps from designer David Taylor, I immediately thought, “Ooh . . . I love these lamps.” Directly followed by an internal, “Hahaha . ….

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Wednesday November 17th, 2010