Design is about light and shade and appropriate lighting is of great importance. Dramatic lighting always tends to produce great photographs. But most often it makes for interiors that are too sterile and touch impractical.
Most hotel rooms and luxury retreats employ wonderful bedside sconce lighting to usher in a luxurious vibe. These brilliant lights instantly make a room more special and visually grand. While the classic-styled sconces might not easily fit in with the modern bedroom designs (unless you have a cool beach theme or a cottage vibe going on) sleek and slender modern designs fit in seamlessly.
If you are buying an Arco lamp you can rest assured that you have done well to earn it. But the real challenge lies in placing it right. Though the fascinating floor lamp works with almost any theme and color backdrop that you have going it is important to not overwhelm the surroundings with way too much. Arco can be used as a bedside lamp a desk lamp overhead light for your coffee table and as focused light for your reading nook.
These pendant lamps designed by Achille Castiglioni for Flos in 1996 are discreet elegant and glistening like upside-down champagne glasses. The lower rims are sand blasted so the eye-catching effect of sparkle and transparency is achieved without glare.
Black is a color that works particularly well for lampshades and lighting fixtures. By inducing black in the form of lampshades one can rest assured that there will never be a dull corner created due to the use of a ‘darker tone’.
The combination of table lamp on side of the bed or a couch and a matching floor lamp on the other side is a popular blend that seems to work beautifully. Similar blend of floor and desk lamps can be used in varying corners of the room to create a diverse and soothing atmosphere.