Residing on an upper floor can provide a bit more privacy and safety, but also comes with a cost. Recently, my neighbor came knocking to inform me she could hear loud music through the ceiling. Embarrassed, I quickly turned down the volume and began investigating ways to reduce noise from traveling through the floor.
Here we are again folks, this time with a relaxed organic space that says, "Hey, you know what? If I want to pretend I'm home on the range, then that's my business." The cost of all these goodies is $11,692. You know the drill: click to see the second, less expensive, version.
You wouldn't expect a company named Lamps.com to have a 100 year history and yet it does. What started as Harry Horn Electric Supply in 1914, a business that thrived for more than 80 years and three generations, later morphed into Arch Street Lighting, an upscale lighting showroom. Flash forward 20 more years and it was time for the Philadelphia lighting stalwart to go online. And Lamps.com was born.
To turn a "splurge" into a huge "save," you have to be a little lucky. Finding the right vintage elements to repurpose for DIY projects is a tough challenge, to be sure. But if you're in the right place — Craigslist — at the right time — constantly — you just might make a huge score.
For all you Anthropologie lovers out there, we have a treat for you today: namely, a tutorial on how to create your own version of Anthro's Ascension lamp. If you love the look, but don't have $2,800, then follow the link to the next step. Need to think about that choice a little bit? I didn't think so.
An arc lamp is a perfect solution when you need to add some light over a table or sofa but don't want to suspend a light from the ceiling. From modern to more classic, we've rounded up 10 arc lamps to help you get the look in your home.
Michael Shaikin, owner of Ottawa-based The Modern Shop, wants to bring a fresh take on modern design to Canada. As the former owner of a vintage resell shop, Michael certainly has the retail chops for this venture. And with an eye for great designs from Europe and the US, he has style covered, too.
Rejuvenation started out as an architectural salvage shop back in 1977. When business was slow. the company's founder, Jim Kelly, would rebuild vintage light fixtures out of the materials. Soon these fixtures were more popular that the other salvage items and, before long, Rejuvenation made the transition to the company we know today.