Friday Favorites: Lighting as Artwork

If you are looking to revamp a space, changing out an existing light fixture or adding a light fixture to the space may be the perfect change. Lighting is often overlooked in a space because people may only think of it for its function. Lighting should be always be functional first, but should also be a huge part of the design story. Here are a few favorite styles of fixtures and examples of how they transform a space. Once you see the drama and story of each room below it’s hard to imagine the room with a minimal or basic light fixture.

Interior Design Chandelier InspirationInterior Design Pendant Inspiration

Sconces are great for hallways as an alternative or in addition to overhead lighting. They can add character to a space and still be functional.Interior Design Sconce InspirationCeiling Mount Fixtures

Adding a table or floor lamp with interesting shapes or colors can add a lot to a space to make it feel more complete. Not only are they a good decorative piece but they also very functional.

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