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Design Of Louis Comfort Tiffany

The design of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Stained glass has been used in buildings and ornaments for over 1000 years, especially in Catherals and Churches. Louis Comfort Tiffany is the artist probably most associated with Art Nouveau objects.

Design Of Louis Comfort Tiffany

09 Oct 2015

When was stained glass made?Stained glass has been used in buildings and ornaments for over 1000 years, especially in Catherals and Churches. One of the best known designers and artisans in this field is Louis Comfort Tiffany who designed and developed lighting products featuring stained and art glass at his studios in New York from the late 1800s.Tiffany is the artist probably most associated with Art…

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Traditional Restaurant lighting

Traditional Restaurant lighting

The look and feel of a restaurant will be determined by a variety of elements of it’s interior and exterior design. One of the design features  with the strongest impact will be the restaurant lighting.  The style and the brightness of the light given out by…

Traditional Restaurant lighting

06 May 2015

The look and feel of a restaurant will be determined by a variety of elements of it’s interior and exterior design. One of the design features  with the strongest impact will be the restaurant lighting.  The style and the brightness of the light given out by your restaurant light fittings presents a challenge to some venues. 

Where to buy period lighting

Where to buy period lighting

Choosing the right period lighting for your renovation project can make or break a interior design scheme. Without using period style accessories including lighting in your Victorian home renovation, the whole renovation can end up looking cheap and badly done.…

Where to buy period lighting

02 May 2014

Without using period style accessories including period lighting in your Victorian home renovation, the whole renovation can end up looking cheap and badly done.  The finishing touches are those that make the most impact on the viewer. So period light switches and a period chandelier will make more of an impression than your choice of floor stain. Many Victorian features that you are wishing to restore or replace can be ornate and…

Why buy reproduction victorian lighting rather than antique lighting?

Why buy reproduction victorian lighting

Victorian reproduction lighting is very popular for those people wishing to restore a period property. Some amazing examples of Victorian antique lighting exist. But it is better to buy antique Victorian lighting or reproductions?

Why buy reproduction victorian lighting rather than antique lighting?

14 Feb 2014

Victorian reproduction lighting is very popular for those people wishing to restore a period property. The Victorian era was the first era where electric lighting existed, and the Victorians certainly made the most of it with a wealth of brass, crystal and glass lighting designed and made. Some amazing examples of Victorian antique lighting exist. But it is better to buy antique Victorian lighting or reproductions?

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How To Use Victorian Lamps And Shades

How To Use Victorian Lamps And Shades

There are a wide variety of attractive Victorian lamps and shades available that complement a Victorian interior, which can be perfect tools for paper work in studies and offices, for reading in an armchair and for lighting up specific areas in your home.

How To Use Victorian Lamps And Shades

14 Feb 2014

Victorian lamps and shades were widely used, and usually Victorian lamps were placed on a small side table by the side of each chair in the parlour where people might read, knit, or sew. This gave a bright pool of light in the important spot where it was required for close up work. Lamps continue to be used in this way. We tend to use a large overhead light to provide general illumination in the room with specific pools of light provided…

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How To Choose Ceiling Lights

How To Choose Ceiling Lights

Ceiling Lights are often the major centrepiece of a room and as such should be chosen with some thought and attention. There are various factors to consider when purchasing  a ceiling light.

How To Choose Ceiling Lights

10 Feb 2014

Ceiling Lights are often the major centrepiece of a room and as such should be chosen with some thought and attention. There are various factors to consider when purchasing, so we have some top tips on how to choose ceiling lights.

Adding Period Light Switches And Sockets In Your Home

Adding Period Light Switches And Sockets In Your Home

Light switches are a small but really important element that can make a big difference – this is something you touch many times per day so buy the best you can afford to take real pleasure in every day activities.

Adding Period Light Switches And Sockets In Your Home

22 Jan 2013

When it comes to house renovations, missing out period light sockets and switches and opting for cheap plastic ones can really let your house renovation down. Something that can really make a difference to the finish of your period property is using brass sockets and switches which needn’t be cost prohibitive.

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Choosing The Right Victorian Chandeliers

Choosing The Right Victorian Chandeliers

Good quality chandeliers are expensive and should be viewed as an investment for your home.

Choosing The Right Victorian Chandeliers

22 Jan 2013

Good quality Victorian chandeliers are expensive and should be viewed as an investment for your home. If you choose a classic chandelier, you will be able to take it from house to house with you if you choose to and it should last you and your offspring a lifetime or more.

Choosing Bathroom Lighting

Choosing Bathroom Lighting

Choosing the right bathroom lighting and suggested positioning for lights.

Choosing Bathroom Lighting

22 Jan 2013

Choosing bathroom lighting and the correct positioning for lights can be tricky. The bathroom is a room where lighting needs to be bright to enable activities to be carried out with ease. There is nothing worse than plucking ones eyebrows in semi darkness with inadequate bathroom lights.

Choosing Victorian Interior Lighting

How to choose the right light for your Victorian room

Choosing the right interior lighting for the ambiance of the room and having the right amount of light for the activity that goes on it that room.

Choosing Victorian Interior Lighting

22 Jan 2013

When choosing Victorian interior lighting for your period home, there are many different factors to consider. One of the most important considerations for interior lighting and ambiance of the room and having the right amount of light for the activity that goes on it that room.