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Filled with inspiring examples of stunning lighting fixtures, this magazine helps readers envision how lighting can change and update a home’s style. A room-by-room section showcases fixtures in every part of the house and offers lessons on how to layer lights to create the right effect. The magazine’s products guide features hundreds of inspiring lights, fans, and components for enhancing any home’s design. Plus, you’ll find a guide to purchasing the newest bulbs.

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Meredith Corporation
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lighting leads the way

YOU CAN AND WILL LOVE YOUR HOUSE MORE IF YOU LEAD WITH LIGHTING.Once upon a time I didn’t think too much about the bulbs or the fixtures scattered around the rooms of my home. But during the years I’ve been able to work on the Lighting™ magazine, I’ve seen my own appreciation of and attention to how I light my home—and how others light theirs—completely change.Of course, focusing on a fixture is a natural result of spending days and weeks (and sometimes months) looking at the new designs and new technologies that lighting manufacturers come up with, year in and year out. I now recognize the unique ways they’re able to fabricate ordinary materials, the deft integration of form, or the way a color on a fixture plays up (or…

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island art

Design lessons from these inspiring spaces will help you pick fixtures that match your decor style.1 COTTAGE Classic shades and forms set a welcoming scene. Grant, Quoizel2 TRADITIONAL Geometry provides the organizing design principle for this fixture. Payne, Satco Products/Nuvo Lighting3 CONTEMPORARY Sleekly muted metals are in step with the slim footprint of this piece. Viaggio, Tech Lighting4 TRANSITIONAL An array of bulbs unexpectedly turned outward looks crystal-like. Warwick, Savoy HouseDefine your look1. Stockpile photos. Online, from magazines, noted in books: What appeals to you?2. Look at colors. Hues can be a good indiator of style. For example, boldly eclectic shades may indicate a more transitional approach, while a love of neutrals might be more contemporary or even traditional.3. Survey your closet. Your clothes as a predictor of your home style? You might…

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light to envy

1 CONTEMPORARY Try a sleek bar light over a mirror. Platinum-Promenade, Quoizel2 TRADITIONAL Drum shades and glass pieces offer an enviable mix of materials. Surrey, Hinkley Lighting3 TRANSITIONAL Seeded glass and a gleaming base unite for an elegant sconce. Danbury, Quoizel4 TRANSITIONAL A cluster of circular glass crystals plays against a rubbed metal finish. Hammond, Savoy House5 CASUAL A delicate swoop adds an aura of romance. Optic, Kichler Lighting»Get more bathroom lighting ideas at ALALighting.com ■…

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more of the outdoors

1 TRANSITIONAL Spikes and lights over a table add drama. Hilo, Show House Feiss2 COTTAGE Oversize shades shield traditional lantern bulbs. Lindbergh, Show House Feiss3 TRADITIONAL Milky glass creates a soft glow. Melito, Home Solutions Sea Gull Lighting4 TRANSITIONAL Dynamic patterning offers a duo-tone facade. Aldergate, Kichler Lighting5 CONTEMPORARY An interesting intersection of shapes gives this fixture modern lines. Luttrel, Z-Lite»Light your outdoors with even more stylish ideas at ALALighting.com ■…

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eclectic elegance

1 TRANSITIONAL A bold construction offers a dramatic focal point. Aeon, Tech Lighting2 TRANSITIONAL Strong lines set the style for a room. Chime, Hubbardton Forge3 CASUAL Supporting pieces create visual movement. Viewpoint, Quoizel4 TRANSITIONAL Flair? It’s everywhere as metal and glass move out, up, and down. Vida, Fredrick Ramond5 CONTEMPORARY Mini drum shades offer a style accent to sleek metal arms. Palacio, Progress Lighting»Find more lighting design tips at ALALighting.com ■…

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glitter & glam

1 CONTEMPORARY Materials and forms take center stage in this oversize fixture. Euclid, Hinkley Lighting2 TRANSITIONAL Organic forms offer inspiration for this eclectic chandelier. Kiwi, Vermont Modern3 COTTAGE An update of a classic exposed-bulb pendant adds style. Plitz, Craftmade4 CONTEMPORARY A metal hood keeps light focused on the surface. La Grange, Pacific Coast Lighting5 TRANSITIONAL Tuck this subdued option into a narrow closet for an unexpected light source. Arielle, Show House Feiss»Find more lighting design tips at ALALighting.com ■…