Modern Candlelight

Imagine all the glamour and ambience of real candlelight in a striking chandelier with no candles and no flames inside one-of-a-kind clear acrylic “seraphs.”
Text by Sandy Lindsey & Stacy Wynn | May 18, 2018 | Lifestyle

The aptly name Blackjack Seraph uses laser etchings illuminated by LEDs to create this magical vision. The modernistic design with its polished chrome-plated finish and eye-catching aesthetic is suspended from a 12’ adjustable aircraft cable. The replaceable light source features a color-rendering index of 90 and an LED color temperature of 3000K. Also available with pure acrylic bubble seraphs;

Dutch furniture art sensation Martin Baas doesn’t just craft furniture, he turns dramatic concepts into a useable reality. His award-winning pieces are coveted by everyone from the Victoria & Albert Museum to Philippe Stark. For his newest collection, Carapace, “the overall theme was the proactive character of a shell,” which he then turned into residential art. “The works explore the feeling of vulnerability up against the desire for development in the environment,” says Baas;

The idea that the right home décor can change your life is the mantra behind the emotion-based decorating trend. Intrigued? Here are some quick-start questions.
Text by Stacy Wynn

What feelings do you want your home to inspire — overall and in various parts of the house? What design elements and accent pieces evoke those feelings in you and your family members? Implement them.



Where have you been the happiest? What key elements can you bring from that place? Is your home one that welcomes you after a long day? If not, what needs to be added or subtracted?




How can you integrate all of your family’s needs, wants and personalities into a home without clashing and creating emotional tension? What common elements are pleasing to all?