lighting parties and artwork to test labs for finding the most energy efficient bulbs, we are constantly on the lookout for the best and brightest in home lighting for just about any purpose. As we wrap up 2011, let's take a look at some of our favorite lighting pieces through these shopping guides, popular daily finds and favorite new stores reviewed throughout the year. TOP ROW: Shopping Guides • 1 How to Shop for Sustainable Lighting • 2 On the Cheap: Industrial Lighting Under $50 • 3 Finding the Perfect Pendant Lamp • 4 Top 10 Wall Sconces for Small Spaces • 5 Best Modern Indoor Outdoor Lights MIDDLE ROW: Hot Daily Finds • 6 Naughty Lamp by Jonathan Adler • 7 Binic Lamp by Ionna Vautrin • 8 Fork Table Lamp by Diesel • 9 Studioilse w084t Lamp by Ilse Crawford • 10 Excel Floor Lamp by Rich Brilliant & Willing BOTTOM ROW: Favorite Lighting Stores • 11 Stephen Gerould: Handmade Ceramic Lamps • 12 Mottega: Customized Lamps in 2 Weeks • 13 Canopy Designs: Couture Lighting, Jewelry & More • 14 Ochre: Contemporary Furniture, Lighting & Accessories • 15 Early Electrics: Vintage Industrial Lighting
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Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.