Look! : Simple Beautiful Ceiling Lighting

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Stepping into Erica Tanov's shop in NoLita this past weekend we loved all of the rich, deeply colored and Paris inspired clothing and housewares that she was selling, but we were particularly taken with her lighting. It was dead simple and lovely.

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All she had done was hung sockets on long wire with Crown Bulbs in them. The secret was in the mixed size bulbs, the attractive ceramic sockets and the long wire that takes on a completely luxurious aspect at that length. Put these on a dimmer and you're really in business.

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Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.

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