Archive for October, 2009

Dress up Your Lighting.

Lighting is such an hugely important and often overlooked part of design…at least for the do-it-yourselfer. Professional designers know and understand the importance of lighting. Not just the function, but the art of lighting.

There is at least one place in most homes that would benefit from a really outstanding light fixture. That said I thought I’d share with you some of the more spectacular chandeliers and pendants out there. These are all contenders in a “Best of 2009” competition, sponsored by Interior Design magazine. They all fall into the “statement piece” category, meaning  they move beyond function and becomes a focal point, a statement,  in the space they occupy. Think of them as a fantastic piece of jewelry for your home.

I hope you enjoy browsing and realize you don’t have to settle for ho-hum lighting.

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Sunset from Fire Farm Lighting


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Dada from Globe Lighting


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Scrap Lights from Graypants, Inc.
made from salvaged corrugated cardboard


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Light Art from 3-Form
made from 40% pre-consumer, recycled material


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Heat from Joel Berman Glass Studios, Ltd.


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Cumulus from ABYU Lighting
made from turkey and coque  feathers and crystal teardrops


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Organics Chandelier from D’style


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Shaper Fabriqué Pendant from Cooper Lighting


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Orbit1 from Bodner Chandeliers
steel with eco-friendly bronze finish


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Venus from Bodner Chandeliers
steel with eco-friendly bronze finish


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Cascading Series from Studio Vetro
hand-cast glass ribbons on a steel frame


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martha@mmdsf.com 541-330-5899 www.marthamurraydesign.com

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