annals of bad design: light in your eyes

via Desire to Inspire

At first glance, this attic bedroom seems utterly cozy and charming, until we imagined ourselves lying in bed with the light on, and the light bulb glaring in our field of vision, since we’d be looking right into the underside of the light (hot, too!)  We’re wondering if the designer was so smitten with the light that she forgot to think through just exactly how that light would work from every angle…

2 Responses to annals of bad design: light in your eyes

  1. sahana martin 09.16.2012 at 4:03pm #

    put the pillows on the other side and warm your feet under the lamp while reading an e-book :)

    is the lamp shade adjustable ? it looks a bit like it’s hanging on a cable ..

    konnichi wa,
    sahana

  2. Sally 09.18.2012 at 3:19pm #

    ha, I love it. the total solution: use the lamp to warm your feet.

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