appliances / lighting / systems

  • Petal Push

    Donald Powers Architects: Ikea's Knappa pendant lamp is made from white polypropylene and measures 18 inches wide and 14¼ inches tall.

     
  • Light Bridge

    Donald Powers Architects: Lighting fixtures from Brass Light Galleries offer a wide range of opitons for shades and glass types and bridge the gaps among architectural styles, according to architect Donald Powers.

     
  • Cool Design

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Sub-Zero's handbuilt refrigerator/freezers are designed with dual cooling systems, electronic controls, and an alarm to alert homeowners when the door is ajar.

     
  • Right Light

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Belfer's 6230 Varial sconce light fixture is made from cast aluminum and operates on a 100-watt or 150-watt halogen bulb.

     
  • Shipshape

    Steely Architecture: Stelton's 17-inch-tall oil-fueled ship's lamp is made of stainless steel and its sleek design helps give it an added architectural element.

     
  • Plain Good

    Dixon Weinstein Architects: LBL Lighting's Plano pendant has an Italian glass shade with nickel metal accents. The telescopic stem measures 42½ inches long and is available in black or white.

     
  • pièce de résistance

    Fypon: Wood is great for exterior trim, but Mother Nature can wreak havoc on its structural integrity. So Anderson opts for Fypon polyurethane molding instead, calling it “an economical solution for trimwork,” particularly in historic districts.

     
  • inside moves

    Unico: With Unico's miniduct system, architects can retrofit old houses with contemporary heating and cooling systems without destroying their original craftsmanship.

     
  • dream coat

    Duron Paints & Wallcoverings: Duron's line of 100 percent acrylic exterior paints includes Weathershield and Signature Lifetime, an ultra-premium coating with self-priming capabilities.

     
  • Top Drop

    Semple Brown Design: Anta's drop pendant fixture

     
 
 
 
 
 
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