This charming chandelier (and a few more just like it) were above head at a wedding we went to recently in Sonoma. The picture may not do it justice, but these simple lighting solutions cast a warm hue on the party and added a much appreciated rustic element to the otherwise stately french ballroom in which the event was held. Best part, they looked like an easy DIY project that anyone could replicate in their own home. Start by finding three rings to act as the exoskeleton of the chandelier. The ones used here looked like they were made from an old barrel, but we're sure you could erect something similar out of items from a craft or hardware store.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is always a great place to gather inspiration from, so we expect the same from the store. We check out the latest additions to the heavily curated store whenever we can. Lately they've been heavy on the gift items, but they did recently add some desk lamps to the mix. From the iconic Mid-Century Modern designers to the cool and contemporary, here are our favorites:
1. Akari Paper Lantern Table Lamp
Isamu Noguchi, 1952, $225
2. Nesso Table Lamp