Deadly Pretty Things

I dropped by Ye Olde Lamp and Fixture Shoppe here in Chicago for a repair appraisal on my vintage chandelier.  The man who helped me was impressively knowledgeable.  The good news: it is an original Lightolier Sputnik.  An early one, in fact.  He has experience doing complete restorations of this type of chandelier. The bad news?  Those [...]

Swedes & Sputnik

Swedes & Sputnik

Now this, this is a mailing list I want to be on. Look at that armchair: it's only $9.99. [Update: that was a joke, you guys. Thanks, though, for your diligent readership!] As excited as I am about this catalog, I'm even more excited about what's awaiting me in Jefferson City, Missouri. This vintage sputnik [...]