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Brave and brilliant: How lighting is critical in design

A fabulous light fixture defines and illuminates a room, in every sense. When choosing lighting, best advice is to stick to your style, but up the ante and be as adventurous as you dare

15th April, 2018
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Lighting is critical in design. It can make or break the overall look and mood of a space. I understand people’s reticence to choose a fabulous light, but that doesn’t lessen my frustration with plain cone shades.

Choosing a pendant or chandelier – the difference is mainly that the latter is designed to hold multiple bulbs - tends to elicit a nervous response. People fear their choice will make the wrong...

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