Light up. Pursuing a "a passionate love affair with antique lighting, hardware, and old houses since 1977," Rejuvenation is a great resource if you like the classic look. They've just updated their catalog and website for their 30th anniversary and it's never been easier to browse their extensive collection of lighting and hardware styles... Their lighting is sensibly divided by historic period (Arts & Crafts, Early Eclectic, Colonial Revival and Modern America) with additional categories covering outdoor porch lighting and basics. They stock both antique and reproduction wall sconces, chandeliers, and desk lamps (but mainly hanging lights/pendants). In addition to a number of available finishes on most items, many styles can be customized with the vast selection of glass shades. The catalog also features an excellent reference to compare the size and scale of their lighting.
Rejuvenation's hardware selection covers bath, cabinet and drapery hardware and in addition to exterior and interior door hardware, they stock a selection of doorbells, chimes, mailboxes and house numbers.
With physical stores in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, Rejuvenation is not stuck entirely in the 1800's. we particularly like their modern lighting collection, which has the "clean lines of lighting design from 1925 to 1960" and their registers and window hardware. MGR
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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