If time change causes swings in your sleeping patterns, habits and moods, then get ready for the swings to ramp up; the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST) is just around the corner.
DST was first proposed by the New Zealand entomologist George Vernon Hudson in 1895 to make better use of daylight. Germany and its World War I allies were the first to use DST in 1916, as a way to conserve coal during wartime. Today, the practice is believed to save electricity, according to some studies. As DST comes to an end next Sunday, Nov. 6, we’ll be setting back our clocks – but not necessarily our style. Luckily, there are several design-forward options to brighten up your interior spaces so that lighting can take center stage.
Discus by Troy Lighting
The beauty of circular designs are that they suggest a sense of fluid infinity. The contemporary Discus Collection elevates this design principle to new levels by featuring an appealing cylinder-within-a-circle configuration and a 26-Watt CFL for improved energy performance. Read the rest of this entry »