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Contemporary Stein World

Stein World finds, creates and delivers the finest and most unique hand-painted products from around the world. Established in 1985, Stein World has a rich history as one of the leading pioneers in the furniture industry. For more than 25 years they have developed true partnerships with the exceptional manufacturers and artisans who help them make Stein World products. They are committed to providing classic designs, stylish silhouettes, fashion-forward colors and quality craftsmanship—all at an affordable price. Their accents, mirrors, chairs, lighting, occasional tables, vanity sinks, media consoles and casual dining sets are what make a house a home.

Contemporary Stein World

Stein World finds, creates and delivers the finest and most unique hand-painted products from around the world. Established in 1985, Stein World has a rich history as one of the leading pioneers in the furniture industry. For more than 25 years they have developed true partnerships with the exceptional manufacturers and artisans who help them make Stein World products. They are committed to providing classic designs, stylish silhouettes, fashion-forward colors and quality craftsmanship—all at an affordable price. Their accents, mirrors, chairs, lighting, occasional tables, vanity sinks, media consoles and casual dining sets are what make a house a home.
Contemporary Style Tips
 - Contemporary Style Tips
Contemporary design deals with “the present moment”, the style of the design is of the day. Contemporary design is known to feature reflective surfaces, clean and sleek lines, innovative graphical patterns, unusual colors, rounded forms, and asymmetrical designs. In this design style you have the liberty to play with colors and patterns. Lots of polished marble, Lucite and stainless steel details are embedded in the design. The other materials used in contemporary design are recycled materials and variations of chrome, plastic and plaster. The tenets of contemporary style are open ended. As a result, new colors and pieces can be... Read More
Floor Lamps Buyer's Guide
 - Floor Lamps Buyer's Guide
If you need adequate ambient light for a larger room and don't want to hire an electrician, floor lamps are your best bet. These convenient lighting fixtures can be placed near chairs, couches, and tables to serve as a task light. They can also be moved from one area or another, wherever additional illumination is needed. Plus, giving it a whole new look is as quick as changing its shade.  The problem is that there are thousands of floor lamps in various styles, colors, and materials imaginable. This might be a good thing, considering that you will have more options... Read More
Table Lamp Buyer's Guide: How to pick 'em
 - Table Lamp Buyer's Guide: How to pick 'em
If given the chance, pay attention to the lighting next time you're watching a favorite show or movie. You'll notice something important. Hollywood, masters of the sub-conscience, pays a lot of attention to lamps and how they are used in a shot. Why? Because, they may not be picked up as the center of attention, they set the mood and over all opinion of the brain through an ambiance. Plus, a good table lamp isn't obvious, where as an out of place table lamp is hard to avoid.  In other words, table lamps are easy to overlook, but they are... Read More
Lighting… Better than Just Flowers
 - Lighting… Better than Just Flowers
Flowers are great. They liven up a room with color, show love, and look good in certain spaces. This is about more than just flowers though. Get the ambiance right with ambient light... Ambient light is the most pleasing, in that it’s soft, even, and easy on the eyes. Ambient light helps fill a space with a warmth, and an at home feel you’ll want to set the tone for any romantic evening. Read More
Tips for Lamps
 - Tips for Lamps
Table lamps, for instance, are popular additions to any living room. They can be used to adorn a simple chair side end table, as well as bring focal emphasis to any room that lacks one. Table lamps also provide a direct source of lighting where it is needed, particularly when you need the extra brightness for reading or sewing. Bedside lamps are also good additions to bedrooms, when you need only one specific area of the room lighted.  Read More
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Contemporary Style Tips
 - Contemporary Style Tips
Contemporary design deals with “the present moment”, the style of the design is of the day. Contemporary design is known to feature reflective surfaces, clean and sleek lines, innovative graphical patterns, unusual colors, rounded forms, and asymmetrical designs. In this design style you have the liberty to play with colors and patterns. Lots of polished marble, Lucite and stainless steel details are embedded in the design. The other materials used in contemporary design are recycled materials and variations of chrome, plastic and plaster. The tenets of contemporary style are open ended. As a result, new colors and pieces can be... Read More
Floor Lamps Buyer's Guide
 - Floor Lamps Buyer's Guide
If you need adequate ambient light for a larger room and don't want to hire an electrician, floor lamps are your best bet. These convenient lighting fixtures can be placed near chairs, couches, and tables to serve as a task light. They can also be moved from one area or another, wherever additional illumination is needed. Plus, giving it a whole new look is as quick as changing its shade.  The problem is that there are thousands of floor lamps in various styles, colors, and materials imaginable. This might be a good thing, considering that you will have more options... Read More
Table Lamp Buyer's Guide: How to pick 'em
 - Table Lamp Buyer's Guide: How to pick 'em
If given the chance, pay attention to the lighting next time you're watching a favorite show or movie. You'll notice something important. Hollywood, masters of the sub-conscience, pays a lot of attention to lamps and how they are used in a shot. Why? Because, they may not be picked up as the center of attention, they set the mood and over all opinion of the brain through an ambiance. Plus, a good table lamp isn't obvious, where as an out of place table lamp is hard to avoid.  In other words, table lamps are easy to overlook, but they are... Read More
Lighting… Better than Just Flowers
 - Lighting… Better than Just Flowers
Flowers are great. They liven up a room with color, show love, and look good in certain spaces. This is about more than just flowers though. Get the ambiance right with ambient light... Ambient light is the most pleasing, in that it’s soft, even, and easy on the eyes. Ambient light helps fill a space with a warmth, and an at home feel you’ll want to set the tone for any romantic evening. Read More
Tips for Lamps
 - Tips for Lamps
Table lamps, for instance, are popular additions to any living room. They can be used to adorn a simple chair side end table, as well as bring focal emphasis to any room that lacks one. Table lamps also provide a direct source of lighting where it is needed, particularly when you need the extra brightness for reading or sewing. Bedside lamps are also good additions to bedrooms, when you need only one specific area of the room lighted.  Read More