Mood Lighting - Take it Personally

Eaton's catalog 1973

One of the most important and personal things in your home is the lighting. For example, we have dimmer switches on every light switch - even the kitchen. However, we went to a dinner party last week and the hosts had installed fluorescent tube lighting aka office lighting throughout their entire apartment. We dined under the hum of excited mercury vapor.

Rothschild & Bickers

You've probably gotten a good sense of my style by now and would've guessed I'd be a fan of 1970s swag lighting. The colored glass throws off a beautiful muted light that some refer to as either 'comfy' or 'sexy'. Both adjectives sound good to me. The lights are still quite easy to find when I go out thrifting however its day will come, and like the West German pottery, it will be impossible to find. When that day does arrive Rothschild & Bickers will be there to console me with their bespoke services (via Styleture).

You wouldn't believe me if I told you I paid $1 for the light below so I won't tell you.

I've put this one in our bedroom now. It used to be in the living room.

PS I've finally put a Bijou Living page on Facebook. I'll be adding things to that page that I wouldn't post here. It's a place where you can share your inspiring links, photos of cool stuff, and meet like minded stylish people. Come hang out -