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January 25, 2008

Modern Lighting Trends

Lighting a home is tricky. Theatrical displays and high contrast looks seen at trendy clubs and restaurants can be a disaster in a residential setting. But done correctly, a high impact lighting scheme can dramatically change a space.

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A Vancouver home designed by Omer Arbel has backlighted onyx-clad walls that define the kitchen and the home office above it.

This image from the NYT article by Elaine Louie, Making Dark Rooms Glow.

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