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Modern outdoor lighting is a great way to add depth and visual interest to any landscape.  The obvious function of having light is a helpful way in letting us enjoy those warmer nights longer.

Using a taller lighting structure can help define a single area.  These above futuristic lighting structures give a strong presence with fine detail that emits light in a unique way.

Above is the work of Bruce Munro where he uses acrylic tubes containing optical fibers – fields and fields of them. The design is currently being showcased at  the Eden Project  in England.  This is a unique way in turning a natural material into an amazing outdoor luminary.

These outdoor lighting spheres set the stage for a great vista atop the water and landscape.  Having the dynamic of light, sculpture and water all rolled into one can make for an impressive view.

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The way we think about our outdoor spaces and indoor spaces seems different, but in reality the same concepts can be applied. Why don’t you have some trimmed hedges in your living room?

Although the grass pillow is a literal translation of bringing the indoors out it helps exemplify the way we can think about our spaces in a new way.  The below pony planters are a modern way of displaying simple vegetation in a non-typical way.

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