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How to shop for lighting: tips by Dwell Magazine

One of the most important things you must take in consideration when you’re decorating your house is lighting. The lighting fixtures that you select can make or break your entire decor. It’s essential that you buy something you like and that can also bring style and presence to your house.

It’s not easy to select the perfect lighting. If you’re on the look for new and stylish lighting options for your place this is the right blog post for you. At Interior Design Magazines i’m going to share with you some useful tips on how to shop for lighting (tips presented by Dwell Magazine) and incredible lamps that you will want in your home!

How to shop for lighting: tips by Dwell magazine
Beat light by Tom Dixon

The following tips are given by renowned designer David Weeks and presented by one of the best design magazines in the world: Dwell Magazine. Read on ant get the best lighting tips!

What to look for: “Quality is the one feature I wouldn’t do without. To me, a lamp is as much an object as much as it is a light source. The features are specific to need. A task lamp has a completely different program then a pendant has. It seems a shame to not buy the light you want because it doesn’t have a sliding floor dimmer.”

How to shop for lighting: tips by Dwell magazine
Atomic suspension lamp by Delightfull

Dining rooms: “Pendants centered on your table top works well. You want your tabletop to glow and your food well lit. But when it’s time to sit together around a table, the space between the people is the most important. The rest of the room can darken beyond the circle of participants.”

How to shop for lighting: tips by Dwell magazine
Aplomp by Foscarini

Reading light: “I read to a 25-watt sconce that is attached tight to the wall near the corner of the headboard. That way you get a lot of additional light from the wall and you aren’t blinding whoever is in bed with you—partner, child, dog…”

How to shop for lighting: tips by Dwell magazine
Nymph sconce by Koket

Picking a bulb: “I suggest experimenting, playing around with different options. Most bulbs look different in an incredibly subtle way. For the light bulbs in my Tribeca showroom, I bought several different brands before finally finding the one that had the tint that was perfect. I’ve recently been excited about how LED bulbs are becoming more refined in their design, less clunky.”

How to shop for lighting: tips by Dwell magazine
Cypres floor lamp by Brabbu

I hope you have found useful these incredible tips by David Weeks and Dwell Magazine. If you’re looking for stylish lighting option you might want to consider some of these. They look absolutely fantastic!

I hope you have enjoyed this article!

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Source: House Beautiful


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