Obsession | 02/06/12
Lighting Roundup: Go Naked
Left: Exposed-bulb track lighting pendants, suspended from cloth cords, are warm and elegant over tables and workspaces. Set of two pendants, $199; or three pendants, $249, from Pottery Barn. Right: Annoying electrical cords become eye-catching in the Cord floor lamp, $169 and $139, at I.D. Chicago, 3337 N. Halsted St. SEE more >>
A fresh and sculptural lighting trend is letting bulbs shine—un-fettered and un-interrupted by dulling shades. Here’s a roundup of six bare-bulbed looks, from traditional to really out-there (we’re looking at you, holograph).
—Sarah V. White
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