If you’ve visited a new restaurant recently, you’ve likely noticed that the trendiest lighting fixtures are bare, Edison-esque bulbs. Unfrosted to make the glowing filament visible, they’re now bathing diners in amber incandescence at restaurants like the E.U. on East 4th Street and Blue Ribbon Downing Street Bar in the West Village. To bring the retro appeal of an unshaded bulb into your home, consider the silver-dipped variety ($5.95 to $11 at Just Bulbs, 5 E. 16th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-228-7820). Not only does the capped tip protect your eye from the retina-burning glare of the filament, but the mirrored dome reflects the room in a fantastic fish-eye effect—and silver is the accent tone of the moment.
The First Tee of Spring
Start with an immaculate white background and add a silvery silk-screened feather ($44 at Air Market, 97 Third Ave., nr. 13th St.; 212-995-5888).
Pretend You Have a Manor
P.E. Guerin will make a silver-plated key and lock for any door (key cover, $69, and key, $300; 23 Jane St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-243-5270).
The Fun-House Effect
This chrome-plated lampshade lined with orange fabric is by the highly admired French designer Jean-Marie Massaud ($1,197 at B&B Italia, 150 E. 58th St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-758-4046).
The House of Heydenryk has been carving and gilding custom frames for artists (like Salvador Dalí) and museums since 1936 (silver-leaf frame, $940; 601 W. 26th St., nr. Eleventh Ave.; 212-206-9611).
Sip From Silver
Italian designer Paola Navone designed this tea service for German manufacturer Reichenbach in porcelain and hand-painted it with platinum (teacup and saucer, $55 at the Conran Shop, 407 E. 59th St., at First Ave.; 212-755-9079).
Be the Rock Star
Circle your eyes with Urban Decay’s 24/7 glide-on eye pencil in dime ($15 at Sephora, 555 Broadway, nr. Prince St.; 212-625-1309).
Shiny Can Be Fluffy
A couple of throw pillows in metallic silk-and-cotton-blend soften the couch (Armani Casa, $175 and $225; 97 Greene St., nr. Spring St.; 212-334-1271).
And on the Wrist
The B Fendi watch is made from stainless steel with a mirrored calf band ($450 at Fendi, 677 Fifth Ave., nr. 53rd St.; 212-759-4646).
Silver on the Cheap
Andy Would Have Loved It
Paint your walls with Benjamin Moore’s Silver Metallic Glaze ($26.79 per quart at Janovic Plaza, 1555 Third Ave., nr. 87th St.; 212-289-6300).
Because String Breaks
Make this silver strand your permanent reminder (Areaware, $65 at MoMA Design Store, 44 W. 53rd St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-708-9700).
Beyond the Boring Wallet
Graphic Image’s silver passport holder is far more dashing ($45 at Henri Bendel, 712 Fifth Ave., nr. 56th St.; 212-247-1100).
It Beats M&Ms
Silver almonds are jewelry for the dinner table ($40 at Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave., nr. 58th St.; 212-753-7300).
The Experts Say
Silversmiths at James Robinson Inc. recommend Goddard’s silver foaming polish ($5.99 for six ounces at Gracious Home, 1220 Third Ave., nr. 70th St.; 212-517-6300).