Honest opinions about how to buy Appliances and Lighting.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Traditional Lighting

I am more of a modernist, but traditional lighting definitely has an allure. Traditional lighting is most associated to crystal, wrought iron and 1900's brass adaptations. It certainly has an elegant, timeless appeal

Let's look at a few applications:

Woodstock, Vermont...wrought iron foyer:

Turn of the century:

Now have a look at a minor detail:

Which is awfully similar to this crystal chandelier at The St. Regis in NYC.

Have another look:

Ceiling medallions are a nice touch. They are also inexpensive to buy as plaster reproductions...I think the range is $150-300.

These are the best traditional pics in my couple weeks of travels...Some pretty interesting products and ideas out there.

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