quest for lamps

Lamps are sooooo difficult to buy. The standard lamps are everywhere, but we want the lamps to make a statement. I usually live without the right lamp for a while and wait for the lamp to happen – somehow down the road.

What we don’t want is this:

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or this:

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Lighting needs to be functional in a way, of course. But sometimes the function is not given, but the decor effect is great! Do you know this dilemma?

I fell in love with this textured lamp a few years ago. All male contractors made fun of it, but the female visitors got the idea….

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The Texan house needs all new light fixtures. Some will be very pratical, like closets or under cabinet lights in the kitchen. But I am sure some will be just decorative and add a cozy warmth to the room.

Like this:

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These I found in a hotel in China. I like the display in a group a lot.

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no boob lights for me – ever!

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no boob lights for me - ever!

These boob shape ceiling lights seem to haunt me. I see them everywhere. I understand every builder likes to put them in the newly constructed houses, still in 2013, but do people really love them? Or just cope with them? And then save some bucks and replace them asap?

Since we removed every single light fixture in the house (except the masterbath one is allowed to stay for a little longer) the quest for new fixtures is on.

And the boob lights keep haunting me…