Published on January 8, 2011
This unusual light has a lot going for it. It has the metal wire and patina that is so hot in industrial pieces right now. But it also has a touch of whimsy and fun, kind of a jaunty attitude.
In a former life, it was an apple picker. Totally utilitarian, simply meant to make a menial job easier.
But now, it gets a second chance. To live a new life, with style!
And it can live out that new-found purpose in your home (or loft, or studio, or…) Click here to check out this fixture, or…READ MORE
Published on March 12, 2010
Once again, Steve took the camera to the shop last week, and took a bunch of pictures for you. He snapped Tandem discoveries as well as great stuff from our shop partners Tom Jardas, New Scotland Antiques and Metropolis. It’s a random assortment, and (as always) not representative of everything there is to see at WSA. Just a taste…
I gotta lead off with the giant H, paired with this great vintage Flexsteel chair and a graphic 1970 poster.
Published on February 11, 2010
Does anyone else feel this way, or is it just me?
I love lamps and lighting of all kinds. I understand the impact that the right shade can have, and the damage that can be done to good design with the wrong shade. I get all that.
Often, when I see a lamp with a shade on it I can discern whether the shade is a good or bad match for that particular lamp. Sometimes, when I see a lamp without a shade I have an idea about what kind of shade would be the right choice. But not always. …READ MORE