Monday July 6, 2020

Interior: Illuminating times

Lights can do more than brighten up a room – they can make it come alive, writes Margaret O'Brien.

30th March, 2014
Brighten a room with this Orla Kiely multi-stem light shade (large or small) from Arnotts €99 (small), €129 (large).

There was a time when most of us were content with the standard lighting fixtures provided with our house, but that's no longer the case. Over the past decade, light fixtures have assumed much more importance in the world of home decorating and are subject to the same trends as fabric, furniture and paint colours.

Good lighting is essential to any room, contributing as it does to its atmosphere, ambience and appearance.

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