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Trendspotting - Your guide to latest trends

24-01-2011 Brighten up your home

Who would have thought lampshades could be so interesting? Combine a simple lampshade with two creative designers from the Sunshine Coast and the result is a design trend that can uplift every room. Seven Dandelions sells a range of original, hand crafted lampshades that will be a great addition to the décor of your home. These designers believe that lampshades can change the feel of a room and as such, they have produced lampshades for every taste. They have retro, floral, and child-friendly themes for their prints. Look closely and you will see the incredible detail and embellishment that goes into each design. The Seven Dandelions website has an online store and plenty of information about the label.

Image Source: www.frankie.com.auhttp://sevendandelions.com

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17-11-2008 Trip the light fantastic

These amazing light creations are the work of David Trubridge, a New Zealand designer who uses sustainably grown local timbers in his practice. To further the environmental appeal of these lights, all lights can be fitted with an energy saving globe.You can buy these stunning lights at Mondo Luce that also have a fantastic range from other companies such as: Vistosi (winners Milan Fair Compass de Oro 2003), Inside and Mazzuccato.

Picture from: www.mondoluce.com

07-11-2008 Up for a Bit of Sun in a Jar?

There are jam jars and

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then there are Sun Jars and it’s hard to tell which one we love more - but the Sun Jar wins points for being so unique! You’d be forgiven for once thinking that doubling a traditional Mason jar as a source of light is preposterous – even more so if you discovered that to use it, you simply place it under the sun. It works with a solar cell inside the jar which captures natural sun energy to create an electrical current that charges the battery over a few hours, filling it with energy efficient lighting that powers the three low energy LED lamps inside the jar, just in time for nightfall. Like a candle, but without all the drippy wax and
the possibility of setting something alight (which is always useful).

Picture from: www.sunjar,com.au

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