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Entries from May 27th, 2009

Cleaning your Lamp Shades 101

May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · Lamps, Lighting Tips

Let’s face it, dust happens and lamp shades tend to be dust magnets. It’s always recommended that you follow the manufacturers cleaning/care information that came with your lamp or lighting fixture.   However, like most of us, you have probably discarded that information.   Keeping your lamp shades and fixtures clean will improve their light output, appearance [...]

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David Trubridge Modern Pendant Lighting

May 26th, 2009 · Comments Off · Modern Lighting

I was recently reading a blog called At Home with Kim Vallée and came across some interesting Pendant Lights designed by David Trubridge.  These are coral-inspired lights made of individual pieces of pine plywood.  As Kim alludes to, and I agree with, the Coral, Kina and Koura designs are great examples of fusing a modern [...]

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Energy Star Lighting

May 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Energy Star Lighting

Going ‘Green’ is no longer a trend; it’s a way of life.  And why shouldn’t it be?  By being conscious about recycling, water usage, energy consumption, etc, you can make a difference by reducing your carbon footprint and you can save yourself some money in the process.  Today there are companies and organizations that make [...]

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