Lighting has come a long way from its origins as a way to extend the working day. Today, thanks to the versatility of technology, lighting has become a key component of interior design. It helps us accentuate and reveal the beauty of our homes, while also providing functionality.
Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are tiny light sources that require less energy and are more durable than traditional incandescent light bulbs. They can also be fashioned into different shapes and emit far less heat than traditional bulbs, making them suitable to put in places you would never have thought to put a light bulb, such as under a couch, to create a stunning modern look in your living room. [...]
Green space can be hard to find amidst grey urban jungles, especially as cities grow. But for those whose green thumbs start itching when they’re away from fertilizer too long, it’s important to find a city with some soil to kneel in. In many cities, urban gardening often takes the form of community gardens – gardens tended to by local residents with the intention of providing fresh produce for themselves or others.
Seeing the value in healthy and community-oriented residents, some cities have included community gardens in their budgets or even dedicated entire programs to their support. In others, local nonprofits fill this role. If you don’t have access to a garden of your [...]