Get switched on with these gorgeous pendant lights to lit your home. The latest trend in hanging lights, are rocking a bit of a hard edge and industrial look. Pretty crystals and rouched shades, make way for bare bulbs and industrial metal styles.
Hex pendant, £345, Davely-Lighting available from Lightingmatters.co.uk
INDUSTRIAL CHIC. Industrial style lighting are so trendy right now. The simple lines of the hard metal, combined with the fragile glass panels makes this light perfect for the modern home. They look great used as a set in a row above a dining table, kitchen counter or along a corridor. Or used singular, hang low over bedside tables or a side table. Hex pendant, £345, Davey-lighting.co.uk
available from Lightingmatters.co.uk
Plumen Light bulbs, £22.95 each, Edited.co.uk
LIGHTBULB MOMENT. Flex wires in an array of colours are now widely available making it ideal to work this trend yourself at home. And I never thought I’ll say, ‘look at these good-looking bulbs’, but seriously just feast your eyes on them, it’s literally re-inventing the light bulb. Bare bulb pendants are so cool and the great thing about them is they look great en-mass, so don’t be shy and multiply the numbers you what to suspend. Plumen light bulbs, £22.95 each, Edited.co.uk
Garden Trading pendant selection from £40, Gardentrading.co.uk
DE-LIGHT-FUL CHOICE. Enamel and metal domes gets a revival. With so many styles, shapes and sizes around, they are such a popular choice and are suitable to most home styles, from country, modern to eclectic. I love the pressed glass ones, a slightly more delicate vintage look and the way the light filters though the glass. Pendents from left to right: Toulon, £70. Meriden, £90, Petit Paris, £40. Large Fishing, £100, Medium Fishing, £65. all Gardentrading.co.uk
AUTHENTIC SOURCED LIGHTING
Dutch Airfield Landing Lights, £504, Eastern Bloc Pendants, £384, Czech Opaline Pendants, £312, Early English Factory Shades by REVO, £192 , all from Skinflintdesign.co.uk
AUTHENTIC SOURCED LIGHTING. Invest in lights that have a story to tell , these vintage lights, mainly form the 1900’s – 1960’s, have been sourced from around the UK and across Europe from unusual locations like schools, factories, hospitals and airfields. Saved and then restored to their former glory by talented craftspeople, these original fittings are brought to life and made safe for the modern home. Skinflint Design gives these true one-off pieces a second time to shine. Dutch Airfield Landing Lights, £504, Eastern Bloc Pendants, £384, Czech Opaline Pendants, £312, Early English Factory Shades by REVO, £192 , all from Skinflintdesign.co.uk
Glass Dome lighting selection from Lumadirect.com
SHINE ON. I just couldn’t resist showing you these glass dome lights – pendants and table lamps. We all know how fashionable glass domes and cloches are at the moment but these take that trend to the next level. I love their subtle colour shades of bottle green, ochre and blue. The dimpled ones really do look like vintage glass. The biggest problem here being which one to choose. Selection of Glass Dome lighting, pendants and table lamps, from Lumadirec.com
Feature by Theoda Solms Iles
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