We spend a lot of time trying to hide cables and cords away, out of sight. But what are you supposed to do when there's just no way to avoid having them visible? We say, embrace them!
Check It Out: When You Can't Hide Power Cables, Embrace Them
Oh man do I love this idea
#3 almost looks like an art installation.
If the cables have flat alternatives, just use the flat variety. (ie: flat ethernet cables)If they don't and you don't want to see it, I'd rather run a small conduit than deal with cables.But if you've got the freedom, the best solution IMO is to get rid of the cables to begin with. #1 and #3 could be solved with better in-ceiling lighting. #2 could be solved with an extra outlet in the room. (and while the drywall is out for the electrician, you could run some ethernet/coax/etc) #4 could be fixed by running cables in the wall or putting the playstation in an entertainment unit.
love 1 and 2...the rest is a mess
I love 1 and 2..
OMG the number 1 is PERFECT. In the number 2, I like the contrast between the wall and the cable.
pandamonium54, while I agree with you - in some respects - hiding cables properly is not always viable, especially in rentals.And while I love overhead lighting, they can cause a lot of insulation leaks between levels in a house or damage older houses (who wants to add overhead lighting in a 1920 craftsman?) especially if the house is plaster or has been restored. They don't offer the softest light either, so even with overhead lighting, we have a lot of table lamps as well.And I also think #1 is absolutely fantastic. And this could be done in such cool ways in a music room or with a very modern design.
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