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A Guide to Choosing the Right Lighting for Your Home

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An important part of interior design is the lighting. When your interior design has good lighting, it improves the atmosphere of the home. In addition, good lighting allows you to see better to perform your tasks such as reading, writing and cooking. The lighting will promote a feeling of security and well-being each day, and each room’s size will determine which lighting it will need. A quick guide to some lighting choices will help you choose the right lighting for your home. Continue Reading →


Crochet Lamps: Fashion Recycled

There is no shortage of designers who creatively recycle and repurpose an endless supply of fashion materials that would otherwise be discarded. However, these materials may or may not find new life in the fashion industry.

Glück, Sonne and Hanna are pendants created by British designer Naomi Paul. These handmade designs are constructed utilizing traditional crochet techniques, mercerized cotton yarns and silk sourced from fashion industry surplus. Prior to recycling efforts, pre-consumer yarn waste was discarded. Today, it is used to create stunning lighting solutions. These pendants are available in limited edition color ways that change with the season. Continue Reading →


The GeoBulb LED Light Bulb

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The GeoBulb II is the first 60-watt direct replacement, Premium Quality High Brightness (PQ-HB) bulb that uses less than 8 watts. It is the same size as a conventional incandescent bulb so it is suitable for direct replacement in any standard indoor open fixture. The Cool White color puts out more light than a standard 60-watt bulb and uses 7.5 watts. The LED GeoBulb is designed to last for three years of continuous service, which is equivalent to 20 years at about four hours per day.

The GeoBulb LED light bulb is available from C. Crane for USD 119.95 for an individual globe or for USD 113.95 each for orders of six or more.