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Abigail Pugh

Abigail Pugh is a Toronto-based writer, mother and interior-style devotee. If she happens not to be in the middle of a major renovation, she contents herself with rearranging instead.

Splurge vs. Steal: Sputnik-Style Pendant Fixtures

Posted by Abigail Pugh Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

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Ground control to Major Tom…the coolest dining rooms are referencing the spacey optimism of the late 1950’s with Sputnik-esque ceiling fixtures. Orbiting satellites poke spectacularly from a serene central orb, and the look is angular yet airy.

 

The Splurge: Design Within Reach Satellite Chandelier, $1,325.

 

DWR-Satellite-Chandelier

 

The Steal: CB2 Satellite Pendant: currently on sale, $79.95

 

CB2-Satellite-Pendant-Lamp

 

Just one would be quite fabulous, but from the ‘steal’ end of the spectrum, I envisage a constellation of these eerie beauties, suspended from on high like a mad science experiment.

 

Space hardware has never been so fun.

Topics: Bargains, Splurge, Lighting, Dining Room, Dining Table

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