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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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Copper has been popping up more and more in interior design. Until recently copper was only accessible in high-end stores and in designer catalogues, but this desireable metal is becoming increasingly accessible. Copper is versatile and can be used in almost any space, however it makes an especially large impact when placed in a room with mostly neutral tones. White, off white, beige and sand are beautiful when combined with a rusty warm glow of a copper accent. The trick to using copper properly is to limit yourself to a few pieces, ensuring you don’t overwhelm the room with too...

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Lighting is one of the most important elements of design, yet it often gets overlooked. The reason lighting is such a crucial component of interior design is because it is the one ingredient that affects all others. Although there are many technical aspects to lighting, they can be as simple to work with as a good can of paint! Light is a wonderful means to creating an atmosphere in a room, as it is very versatile, and can have a huge impact. The effect of great lighting can mean the difference between dingy & delightful, as it creates depth and...

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