Pendant lamps, task lamps, floor lamps, chandeliers, sconces, under counter lighting, and candles all provide a different ambiance. Understand how to create different moods at different times of the day. Lighting designers can help.

Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line
Rejuvenation's new collection takes cues from John Yeon's 1937 Aubrey Watzek House.
Fnji Furniture
More than just beautiful pieces of furniture, the products made by Fnji Furniture illustrate the rapid development of the product...
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
Modern Farm Furniture
Modern Farm Furniture out of Columbus, Ohio, was one of my favorite finds at the Solar Decathlon this year.
Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler
Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
DIY Furniture Ideas for Modern Makers
DIY Furniture 2 offers instructions and inspiration for furniture making.
A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of...
Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel
Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...
Julie Fisher on How to Shop for Furniture
We tapped architect Julie Fisher—who designed the inventive staircase-slide hybrid in our March 2014 issue—for her expert opinion...
This Factory Switches Out Cattle-Fodder for Furniture
A family brings out the best in a neglected space to build their home in Belgium.
How to Integrate Smart Lighting into Your Home
The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.
Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat
Cut and Fold, a Kickstarter furniture project by two Canadian architects, fuses plywood and papercraft.
A British Furniture Brand Built This Round Village in China
In Gaoming, China, the furniture company Timothy Oulton erected eight round houses, including one breathtaking domed structure,...
A Holiday Apartment in Poland With the Perfect Mix of Vintage and Custom Furniture
Loft Kolasiński revitalizes a 1920 flat with a medley of unique and classic pieces.
American Made Design: Moran Woodworked Furniture
A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all three...
Modern Furniture Designer Continues Her Family Tradition
Shuttling between her Paris apartment and her German workshop, Gesa Hansen strikes a balance while continuing a family design...
7 Tips For Reconsidering Your Home Lighting For Healthier Eyes
Good indoor lighting is important when it comes to preventing tired eyes, keeping them healthy over the years, and even enhancing...
Lighting It Up
Perhaps the darker evenings are making me more sensitive to how beautiful light can be. I've been noticing innovative lighting...
An Introduction to Lighting
One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be...

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