Ultra simple and very elegant. There's a reason these fixtures have been popular for so long. There is no feng shui reason to draw attention to an ambient light fixture inside or outside. My suggestion is to have super-simple yet elegant ambient light fixtures. Most ambient light fixtures are on the ceiling but some are … Continue reading Feng Shui & Ambient Lighting, Part One
A client in Arizona emailed me recently about installing a crystal fan pull from the ceiling fan over his bed. He had asked me earlier if he should move his bed (to an awkward position in the room) to avoid being under the fan (which is not a good location for a bed). I said, … Continue reading Feng Shui & Crystal Fan Pulls
A couple of physical objects have appeared at the White House since the election, and they are so odd as to warrant a feng shui exploration. The first is that Noguchi sculpture outside—frankly it looks like a big pile of cubistic excrement—big enough to trip over. https://twitter.com/japansociety/status/1331704594347552772?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Now, I'm a huge fan of Isamu Noguchi, … Continue reading Feng Shui & the Outgoing President
There's nothing that can substitute for natural light and fresh air. Our breath is a constant expression of yin (out-breath) and yang (in-breath). Wear a mask when you need to, and when you don't need to wear a mask, breathe fresh air and lots of it. Open the windows of your home if you can. … Continue reading Feng Shui, Light & Air
"Should I get a lava lamp?" The short answer is, “No.” The longer answer is, “Don't do that.” The even longer answer is why. Light under liquid says conflict. It represents fire (light) under water (liquid). I discuss other fire-under-water situations in Feng Shui for Hawaii, where I liken it to something we see here … Continue reading Feng Shui & Lava Lamps?