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      Elle Daniel

      Lamp Shade and Lighting Quotes

      Custom Lamp Shade by Sarasota Designer elle danielHere is a roundup of some of our favorite quotes on custom lamp shades, lighting, and home decor.

      I’d swap out a worn lampshade. It’s amazing how a new shade refreshes everything. ~ Designer Cindy Smith (when asked what she would do with a bit of extra cash)

      The most important thing? Perfect lighting at all times. ~ Oscar de la Renta

      There are two kinds of light – the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures. ~ James Thurber

      Light is the magical ingredient that makes or breaks a space. ~ Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz

      Light, air, sound. In every space, it’s how you embrace those things. ~ Michael Gabellini

      Live in rooms full of light. ~ Cornelius Celsus

      Light is the first element of design; without it there is no color, form or texture. ~ Thomas Farin

      Light is life! ~ Motoko Ishii, lighting designer

      Light belongs to the heart and spirit. Light attracts people, it shows the way, and when we see it in the distance, we follow it. ~ Ricardo Legorreta

      Light is a powerful substance. We have a primal connection to it. ~ James Turrell

      More and more, so it seems to me, light is the beautifier of the building. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

      Any room, whatever its size, looks better with many little pools of light rather than a general glare. I like intimate low light just where and when you need it. ~
      Roger Banks-Pye

      Design is defined by light and shade, and appropriate lighting is enormously important. ~ Albert Hadley

      There is one fundamental fact about lighting: Where there is no light, there is no beauty. ~ Billy Baldwin

      To me, lighting really sets the mood for a room. ~ Edward Walker

      Lighting is vital. Without that they’ve got nothing. ~ Joe Grant

      A room is like a stage. If you see it without lighting, it can be the coldest place in the world. ~ Paul Lynde

      Light is not so much something that reveals, as it is itself the revelation. ~ James Turrell

      Lighting is everything. It creates atmosphere, drama and intrigue in a room. ~ Martyn Lawrence Bullard

      Color is like food for the spirit…plus it’s not addictive or fattening. ~ Isaac Mizrahi

      Have nothing in your home that you don’t know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris

      One should never be the oldest thing in one’s house. ~ Patsy Stone

      Be faithful to your own taste, because nothing you really like is ever out of style. ~ Billy Baldwin

      Rooms should not be put together for show but to nourish one’s well-being. ~ Albert Hadley

      Decorating golden rule: Live with what you love. ~ Unknown

      Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is. ~ Charles M. Schulz

      Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keep. ~ Scott Adams

      Surround yourself with quality, not clutter. Buy it once, and buy it right. ~ Marni Jameson

      I don’t think people have enough fun with decorating. It doesn’t always have to be so serious. Design isn’t like marriage. You don’t have to commit for life. ~ Ross Cassidy

      If you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

      I work on the assumption that a house is successful if it’s pleasant to live in. ~ Alexandra de Garidel-Thoron

      In the most successful spaces, you don’t see everything at once. The more time you spend in them, the more you discover. They open up like flowers. ~ Vicente Wolf

      Be brutally honest when analyzing how you live. If you never entertain, turn your dining room into a library. ~ Stephen Drucker

      Serious is a word that must be entirely avoided when it comes to decoration. ~ Kathryn Ireland

      A home should be a distillation of your interests, of who you really are. If you’re happy with your life, your space will reflect that. ~ Rafael de Cárdenas

      Something may be a bit on the wacky side, but if it’s also chic, then it works. ~ Stephen Dweck

      When you live with beautiful things, you stimulate your mind, you enjoy life a little bit more. ~ Ralph Rucci

      I deeply believe that a beautiful decor can have a beneficial influence on our lives. ~ Albert Hadley

      We all should be able to come back home to a place that is welcoming and represents who we are. ~ David Bromstrad

      I may go as far to say that good design can improve your health by reducing stress. ~ Michelle Elzay

      There’s nothing like a bright accent color to enliven a room. ~ Amandy Etty

      Every room needs a pop of color. ~ Morgan Lindsay