Outdoor Lighting by Martinelli Luce

Liven up your garden with this funky outdoor lighting by Martinelli Luce. The long, oval form of these Pistillo suspension lamps lends a sculptural feel to the lighting scheme, the illumination an integral part of the overall design. Not for the fainthearted, hidden way within the branches of a tree, but out in the open and proud, statement lighting at its best – bold and art-like. From a practical point of view Pistillo is ideal for outdoor dinner parties and entertaining, its fluorescent lamps bathing the surrounding areas in useful light – not intrusively strong but not so weak as to be ineffective. From an aesthetic point of view – with their black lacquered metal supports and distinctive orange cables – these funky suspension lamps are wonderfully minimalist, industrial in their design, unfussy and unpretentious.

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Metal Lighting from FontanaArte

lluminate your home with this modern metal lighting collection by FontanaArte. Designed by Hector Serrano, Carmen comprises two floor lamps, one table lamp and a ceiling pendant – all complementing each other in shape and style. The shades are made from polished painted steel and, with their overlapping pattern, have an almost shell-like quality. Interestingly, FontanaArte says the design is inspired by ancient medieval armor, which would seem to be at odds with the modern look of the collection. A simple white finish reflects the light, enhancing the overall luminosity of the lighting, this use of white travelling down into the painted metal stem and base of each model. The modern tone of Carmen is further reinforced in the curved, floor standing lamp, which boasts an unusual concrete base.

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Your living room and lighting

There are several ways to illuminate a living room. Depending on the wished-for ambiance as well as atmosphere, different lighting effects and techniques may be used to achieve various settings that accentuate this. Even though standard illumination has been limited to lamp usage, systems like recessed lighting effects have acquired a foothold as a common home decor Whether it be cost-sensitive or expensive, lighting style can make a big difference in the manner a room feels. Because the living room could be the most commonly utilized room in a residence, you should develop a comfortable ambience with light.
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