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Just because you’ve treated yourself to a new modern light fixture, doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune upgrading, or replacing your existing furniture and decor. Luckily for us all, contemporary style encourages mixing, and contrast, especially between old and new. A well placed modern element can have a profound effect on a space, especially one with vintage or rustic elements. Last Friday night I had the opportunity to see an effective use of this juxtaposition while at a cozy concert venue in Toronto. The venue was Revival, an intimate setting where I was seeing local band, The Spandettes....

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In 1879 Thomas Edison invented the first light bulb, and since then we’ve been dependent on these little beauties for every single thing we do. Now, over 100 years later, current interior design is returning to it’s lighting roots, with Edison style bulbs becoming the hottest new trend. The Edison bulbs, or antique style bulbs, have the brilliant copper look, and warm feel of the originals, but with modern upgrades such as tungsten instead of carbonized cotton for the filament. The best way to really show off these funky bulbs is to use a clear glass shade, or exposed outlet...

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