My 5 Favorite Ways to Make an Entry Hall Special

My 5 Favorite Ways to Make an Entry Hall Special

We all know how important first impressions are, but do you know what kind of impression your entry hall is making? When you’ve been living in a home for a while, you kinda go blind to its flaws. Walk through your front door and try to be objective. Is your...
What Size Light Fixture?  Pro Lighting Advice

What Size Light Fixture? Pro Lighting Advice

“What size light fixture should I get for such-and-such room?” Most people don’t spend a lot of time considering how much lighting can impact the look and feel of a room design. Now, I’m not talking about YOU, of course, because I’m...
No More Nipple Lights!  Alternatives for Flush Mount Lighting

No More Nipple Lights! Alternatives for Flush Mount Lighting

I get lots of requests from design clients and blog readers for recommendations for alternatives to those generic builder-grade flush mount light fixtures in their entries and hallways.  You know – the dreaded nipple lights:    Dated Brass Nipple Lights My...

Chandeliers

I have something of an obsession with chandeliers.  You see, I hate overhead flourescent lighting.  I mean, HATE it.  And I HATE ceiling fans.  I want to see something interesting and beautiful when I look up, something that casts a pleasant glow.  When we bought this...