Puttin' on the Glitz: Gold Accents to Brighten Your Home

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January 8, 2014
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  Warren Platner specified many reflective surfaces, including custom brass lamps and a gold-leaf wall covered in gold globes be used in Windows on the World, the restaurant located on the top floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center and completed in 1976.    This originally appeared in The Opulent Modernism of Platner.

    Warren Platner specified many reflective surfaces, including custom brass lamps and a gold-leaf wall covered in gold globes be used in Windows on the World, the restaurant located on the top floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center and completed in 1976.

    This originally appeared in The Opulent Modernism of Platner.
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  Lindsey Adelman’s Branching Bubble chandelier is available in oil-rubbed bronze, brushed brass, vintage brass and satin nickel with 7" and 9" clear globes, two with 24k gold foil.

    Lindsey Adelman’s Branching Bubble chandelier is available in oil-rubbed bronze, brushed brass, vintage brass and satin nickel with 7" and 9" clear globes, two with 24k gold foil.

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  Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, this modern classic features an asymmetrical shape and tilting head. AJ Table creates direct and angled illumination. Available from Ylighting.    This originally appeared in 7 Futuristic Lighting Fixtures .

    Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, this modern classic features an asymmetrical shape and tilting head. AJ Table creates direct and angled illumination. Available from Ylighting.

    This originally appeared in 7 Futuristic Lighting Fixtures .
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  Phase Design’s bar stool with upholstered seat and smoked brass solid steel frame was inspired by the graceful fall of a bridal veil.

    Phase Design’s bar stool with upholstered seat and smoked brass solid steel frame was inspired by the graceful fall of a bridal veil.

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  Give your old fashioned a modern upgrade and a festive silver or gold splash with this Metallic Print Glassware set from West Elm featuring four distinct designs. Available with either silver or gold detailing, they complement any style bar.  Courtesy of West Elm.  This originally appeared in A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1.

    Give your old fashioned a modern upgrade and a festive silver or gold splash with this Metallic Print Glassware set from West Elm featuring four distinct designs. Available with either silver or gold detailing, they complement any style bar.

    Courtesy of West Elm.
    This originally appeared in A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1.
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  Tom Dixon’s signature shiny light fixture would look right at home illuminating a futuristic living room or updating a historic home.

    Tom Dixon’s signature shiny light fixture would look right at home illuminating a futuristic living room or updating a historic home.

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  A dash of style, these stainless steel shakers from West Elm have cool, clean lines that can dress a table up or down, depending on the occasion. They are available in either gold or silver and bring a holiday shimmer to any tabletop. Want more glitz? See more gold accessories here!  Courtesy of West Elm.

    A dash of style, these stainless steel shakers from West Elm have cool, clean lines that can dress a table up or down, depending on the occasion. They are available in either gold or silver and bring a holiday shimmer to any tabletop. Want more glitz? See more gold accessories here!

    Courtesy of West Elm.
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