365 Objects Of Design

Brass Flower Ceiling Light

1st October 2015
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So when you’ve painted your walls in a fabulous neutral shade (by which I mean grey of any description) or left them white and painted the cornicing only in a distinctive shade (by which I might mean grey of any description) you need to start adding in the furniture and lighting.

Now, for those of you who were here yesterday, that might mean a soft palette of neutral basics that you can layer up over time. But then you are going to need to make a statement. To add a full stop if you like. And that usually means something metallic. In fact I would go so far as to say this is the mantra when decorating a room: something old, something new, something gold, something wooden (like bamboo). And don’t forget the black. Well perhaps not exactly like that but hell I’m a writer not a poet. You know what I mean.

Anyway, metallic. Light fittings. Like this one. Pendant lights are like earrings; they provide the finishing touches that make the simplest of LBDs look amazing. I adore this one from Rockett St George. It costs £120. I have currently run out of ceilings on which to hang a pendant light. I shall have to buy another house, which might be an expensive way to get a new ceiling, or start changing things around a bit.

Watch this space…

There was a young lady from Mad

Whose poems were terribly bad

But she knew what to find

When it came to design

Though her rhyming was terribly bad.

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  • Michel Jonson 28th January 2016 at 9:00 am

    Very nice post Kate !!! I really like the Ceiling Light you have shown in the post. Its very elegant and for sure will suit with interiors of our dream house.

  • poppy 1st October 2015 at 9:16 am

    I’ve been looking for a pair of lights for my hall – builders prommis to be finished in 4 weeks – going to hop over to Rocket of St G!

    • Kate Watson-Smyth 1st October 2015 at 9:38 am

      This would look amazing in a hall, particularly as they are often dark so the metallic will bounce a bit of light around.

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