More Upcycled Lighting

Moerkey Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

If you follow my social media feeds you may recall I found a collection of old keys not too long ago. I didn't want to throw them away because I know my grandfather collected most of them. This week I'm so happy to be able to say I found some inspiration. Australian artist Michael Moerkey (or …

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Design in 2017 Will be More Authentic

Modern dark Farmhouse | KitchAnn Style

As we look in the rear view mirror at 2016 we greet 2017 with the desire to reboot, reprioritize and seek authenticity. PANTONE understood these needs when they selected Greenery as the Color of the Year for 2017. According to Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, Greenery “symbolizes the reconnection we seek …

LEED Lighting from Recycled Coke Bottles

Recycled Chandelier| KitchAnn Style

Here's a new artist spotlight for my recycled lighting collection of posts. Atlanta artist Kathleen Plate creates custom, handcrafted chandeliers from post-consumer upcycled bottles. Plate’s company, Smart Glass is known for creating unique and elegant glass collections, jewelry and chandeliers using a technique she has patented. Last fall Plate was commissioned by Chick-fil-A to create custom …