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17.11.08

{a new week + silver pendants}

Once had dinner in an ultra-cool, very modern restaurant with an enormous silver dome lighting fixture above its high-gloss serving bar. Encountered this dramatic lighting once again, last summer, at The Glass House, a beautiful hotel in Edinburgh, where the extravagantly sized fixture hung above a warm and wonderful circular fireplace surrounded by luxurious seating. Discovered the lighting again at another hotel, this time in New York, at The Hudson.

Love the way these pendants look in dining areas, warmed up with soft pillows on banquets, against hints of colour and the grain of wood.

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Cottage Living via apartment therapy; Domino via apartment therapy}

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Patricia Gray [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I love these domed lighting fixtures and how they are paired with curved chairs.

Daughter [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

They are gorgeous, but mostly this post reminds me about how I would kill to have a window seat.

A Day That Is Dessert [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I love the window seat - that is the only thing I really wish my house had that it doesn't.

Chessie [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

This is much too sterile for me... I prefer a warmer, cozier setting. Though the use of light is amazing.

Ms Unreliable [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Love the first light fitting and everything about that shot! I want some bright yellow flowers!

diamondsinchampagne [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

They seem to be heavily 70's influenced, for some strange reason it reminds me of the 70's (not that I was even born yet).
I like that they are different

Kasey [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

just beautiful!

hrose [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

oooh yeah i really love them! i like when you contrast different elements of design in one room...
XXX

automatism [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Lovely — especially the first one!

Lori

SimplyGrove [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Fabulous!! I love how the light and chairs look together!

Rossana [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Just discovered your Blog, Very inspirational and lovely !
Rossana

franki durbin [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

You see, this is why interior designers are so essential...Seeing the unseen. Out of context, one would never this that such a humble design could add such punch to a space. But as that top photo illustrates, such a pedestrian fixture can indeed be quite glam!

Colour Me Happy [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I like the way they painted that shade of gray halfway up the wall on the first one. It's a nice colour, I would say that gray is HC-169. Love those dining rooms, so warm & cozy feeling!

{this is glamorous} [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Patricia -- loved the curved chair pairings as well, and Colour Me Happy -- agree that the half-painted gray is such a great design element to the room

Franki -- definitely -- would not have fallen for these fixtures had I not seen them in Edinburgh and then New York -- always fun to mix things, such as ultra-modern with French country or new romantic or traditional styles.

Rossana -- thank you!

Paul Pincus [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

love these domed lighting fixtures. the architectural details in the second image are charming!

oneshotbeyond [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I like mixing modern with classy. These silver pendant lights seem like a great sparkle of modern for a classy decor.

dolcechic [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Such beautiful photos!

Roberta Jane [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I love the chairs in the second room!

Michelle Parks McCourt [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Oh love the lights...

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