Editor's Design Pet Peeves
Our senior editor, Lydia Somerville, has compiled a highly personal and subjective list of decorating sins that drive her batty.
Swiss Cheese Ceiling
Recessed lighting allows for so much versatility and doesn’t take up valuable table space. But the downside of it is the syndrome known as Swiss cheese ceiling, polka-dotted with fixtures.
Use recessed lighting strategically, and fill in with a range of other light sources -- table lamps, floor lamps, and sconces -- for a richly layered look.
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