A torchiere is a type of floor lamp which has an upturned shade, casting light onto the ceiling of a room. The light reflects off the ceiling and effectively lights the entire room.
A long row of bridles, reins, and bits hangs on the wall of a tack room. This important riding equipment allows the rider to control the horse. The bit, which is attached to the bridle, will be placed in the horse's mouth.
An architectural blueprint of a home shows the rear view of the home, as well as an interior view highlighting the dining room, kitchen, and porch. A contractor will use this home plan to take someone's dream home from design to reality.
New paint is an easy and relatively cheap way to spruce up any room! Bright colors can add flair and make a room cheery. A popular style is to paint three walls a neutral tone (white or beige) and one focus wall a deeper color, like red or yellow.
Bookcases are not only practical, they add style to a room as well. These tall wooden bookcases fit into the corner and feature end unit shelves for displaying photos or trinkets.
Drawer pulls can provide a stylish accent to any kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom furniture and are an inexpensive way to upgrade the look of a room. These four metal drawer pulls in brass, silver, gold, and bronze add a vintage flair to any drawer.
An electric fireplace is an efficient heater, typically consuming approximately 1.5 kilowatts and heating a 400 square foot room. Electric fireplaces do not require ventilation systems.
Floor lamps (downward lighting) and torchieres (upward lighting) are both effective in their own specific tasks. Torchieres are more effective in situations which require soft lighting, such as watching tv and simply lighting a room.
A gas fireplace insert warms a home's interior. The black fireplace insert is placed inside a white mantel, in front of a dramatic red wall. The crackling fire and the warm, crimson walls lend a feeling of friendliness to the room.
A close-up photographs depicts a warm, golden fire in a rustic stone fireplace. Screen doors, which are now open, can be closed to contain sparks and embers. Whether fueled by natural gas or by logs, a fireplace makes a room cozy on a cold winter day.
A shadowed photograph of a fireplace set into bricks lights up a cold winter's day. The coals and embers glow in the background, warming the air and lending an intimate feeling of friendliness to the room.
A dark leather English saddle sits on a red saddle tree mounted on the wall of a tack room. A white saddle pad separates the saddle from the metal tree. A brass nameplate on the back of the saddle indicates its owner.
A bright, spacious kitchen features a smooth, white laminate kitchen countertop. The cabinets match the countertop, giving the interior of this kitchen a contemporary feel. Large windows and recessed lighting add to the brightness of this room.
A bright, white, and very clean laboratory room is ready for use. An expansive tile table features seating for more than a dozen, allowing for collaboration among scientists and researchers.
Glass doors provide an unobstructed view to a clean and aseptic microbiology lab. The equipment inside the room will be used by physicians, researchers, and scientists to study microbes and bacteria, in an effort to make the world a healthier place.
An elegant, fringed lamp casts a warm glow, contributing to a comfortable and casual decor. The small, gold lamp is placed on a wooden tabletop, and illuminates the wallpaper behind it.
A colorful Tiffany glass table lamp is photographed on a white background. When the chain on the lamp is pulled, the interior bulb will shine through the intricately patterned pink, green, yellow, and brown stained glass to illuminate the room.
A modern, shiny brass table lamp is photographed on a brown background. A dimly lit lamp can make a dark corner of a room feel cozy and inviting. Pull up a chair, click on the lamp, and enjoy a book or a hobby in the lamp's warm glow.
A small table lamp with an intricately designed shade sits on a table. When lit, the table lamp casts a warm glow on the red wall behind it. This lamp is a stylish addition to any entryway, but also makes a wonderful reading lamp.