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A stylish table lamp with a small footprint like this makes for a terrific bedside lamp. |

Whenever you deal with someone who tries to give advice on the “best” of anything, you already know it’s going to be a subjective call. So, in order to qualify my list of best bedside lamps, I thought I’d provide some criteria. In other words, these are the qualities I look for in a bedside lamp, and these lamps meet those qualities really well. My criteria are: a small footprint—I don’t want my bedside lamp to take up all the room on my nightstand, so having a small footprint is important to me; the ability to provide both general light and reading light; a sense of style; and the flexibility to be used in rooms other than the bedroom. Let’s dive right in! – See more at: The Interior Collective.


I’ve just found this terrific weekend home in South Africa of a couple who have exquisite taste–hence, gentlemen’s quarters is how I’m thinking of this place. These are just a few glimpses–some of the highlights of the home, found here.

My idea of the perfect outdoor set up; gotta love an outdoor shower. |

Wooden deck, potted plants, groovy dining space, and outdoor shower–just about perfect.

Love the layout of this bathroom--plus the interesting drain being used. |

The layout of this bathroom is so surprising; love the choice of drain used here.

Can you say "gentlemen's quarters"? This refined living room is just right. |

Here’s the image that got me interested in this gentlemen’s quarters in the first place–this level of relaxed refinement is so appealing.

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