2020 has disrupted the way we live in so many ways, from how we socialize, work and learn to where we live. For some of us, the shelter in place mandates had us re-evaluating the space we call home. For many the lack of outdoor space or a functional workspace became glaringly obvious. For others fluctuating markets and employment uncertainty had us putting plans to upgrade our homes on hold. Given all of this, it wasn’t entirely shocking to see so many people take on home improvement projects to enhance the efficiency and function of their home.
Fall is most definitely in the air and while I do love this time of year, up until now it’s been a bit of an anxious love – a reminder that winter is just around the corner. The angst is compounded by the fact that in recent years our falls have been so short lived and usually punctuated by a brutal snow storm.
Installing lighting can be tricky. Too high or too low and the whole room will feel off. But like many things in design, getting it right comes down to numbers. I’m sharing my tips for hanging wall sconces and lights over a table and kitchen island.