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Aug 31, 2010

10 lighting options you'll love

By: Natalie Bahadur

10 lighting options you'll love Author: Style At Home

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Aug 31, 2010

10 lighting options you'll love

By: Natalie Bahadur
Toronto-based interior designer Lisa Canning says that when she’s designing a new space, light fixtures are one of the first things she considers. We couldn’t agree more. Lighting can set the mood for any space making it at once cosy and intimate or adding a brightness that’s perfect for working. Whatever you need your lighting to achieve, here are 10 lighting options you’re sure to love!

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Camilla three-arm chandelier
The crystal leaves that adorn the bare branches of this chandelier are simple and whimsical and give this otherwise plain chandelier a touch of glam.  Perfect for a dining area that’s simple yet sophisticated. Pottery Barn, $199. orb-restoration-hardware.jpg
Foucault's iron orb chandelier
Inspired by 19th century physicist Leon Foucault’s gyroscope, this globe-shaped chandelier features a rustic iron finish to give it a worn, aged look and pays homage to the scientist’s study of the earth’s rotation. Its no fuss design will add an understated elegance to a foyer or entryway. Restoration Hardware, $795. capiz-west-elm.jpg
Long hanging capiz pendant lamp
This beauty features tiers of translucent natural shells, which are cut and strung by hand to gently filter the light. This bold piece can be used in any room where you want to make a statement! West Elm, $259. exeter-crate-and-barrel.jpg
Exeter floor lamp
Standing alone or clustered together in groups, the Exeter floor lamp and its matching partners make a lovely light display, adding ambiance to any space. The flax linen shade sits atop a square metal base that’s finished in an antiqued bronze. Crate and Barrel, $129. the-shopping-channel.jpg Gen-Lite Rossini collection ceiling light
Add instant intrigue and drama with this gorgeous fixture from the Gen-Lite Rossini Collection. Available in both black and white, this ceiling light will amp up the glam in your home. The Shopping Channel, $158.33. odyssey-lighting-originals.jpg
Odyssey Collection thirteen light halogen chandelier

This contemporary chandelier is another show-stopper. Finished with a polished chrome that makes this beauty sparkle, this is the kind of fixture that’ll start dinnertime conversation. It’s pricey, we admit, but absolutely beautiful. Lightingoriginals.ca, $1,033. paper-cloud-velocity.jpg
Paper cloud petal field pendant

These cute and colourful pendant light fixtures feature 100% certified organic cotton lampshades and are backed with paper. The sweet pastel colours make these perfect for a nursery or child’s room. Velocityartanddesign.com, $208. glass-link-chandelier-weste.jpg
Glass link chandelier
A modern twist on a traditional design, this glass link chandelier will make every meal feel like a special occasion. West Elm, $349. hoopla-crateandbarrel.jpg
Hoopla table lamp
Add a touch of whimsy to your home with these playful table lamps. Available in amber, purple and teal, this trio will brighten any room and are an inexpensive way to add some cheer. Crate and Barrel, 79.95. lotus-flower-chandelier.jpg
Lotus flower chandelier
Projecting light from within a cluster of handcut capiz shells, this lotus flower chandelier is perfect for adding a bit of shimmer to a more rustic setting. Available in two sizes, consider hanging in clusters for a more dramatic look. Vivaterra.com, $329.
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