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No matter my fatigue levels with any and all types of social media, I will always stand by this declaration: Pinterest is still a great place to find interesting, inspiring things. Last week, I pinned an image of this incredible hex chandelier, which led me to Resident. A contemporary design company based out of New Zealand, Resident produces a small (very carefully refined) collection of light fixtures and furnishings, all produced by a small group of (very carefully refined) designers.

If you’re a lover of clean, chic, and sexy modern design, you’re guaranteed to love pieces like this chandelier or this tri-pendant light. And how sick is this desk lamp? I also think this mobile is really cool (you’d have the hippest nursery in town!).

You can read more about Resident’s designers here. Resident sells at a few stores here in the US, with a large international presence as well. Cue lengthy daydreams about our forever house and how I will decorate it.


1. Parison Pendant by Nat Cheshire | 2. Pickup Sticks by Simon James | 3. Felix Chair by Simon James | 4. Hex Pendant by Resident Studio | 5. Eccentric Mobile by Jamie McClellan | 6. Oud Lamp by Nat Cheshire | 7. Bing Bunch by Gidon Bing | 8. Scholar Table by Cameron Foggo

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  1. Out of everything, I think I actually like the table the best. I like the simplicity of the design.

    28 Apr 2014 · Reply
  2. Kaysie wrote:

    I definitely agree. Since I first discovered pinterest, the “popular” and “everything” pages have definitely declined in quality, but there is some serious gold in searching for specific things or ideas.

    28 Apr 2014 · Reply
  3. I’m obsessed with this — just shared it with my dad because he would love it, too! XO

    28 Apr 2014 · Reply
  4. LOVE the lighting. Stunning

    29 Apr 2014 · Reply
  5. LOVE!!!!! Especially mixed with something classical/ornamental. Ideas, ideas…

    30 Apr 2014 · Reply
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