Take Back the Light With These Luminous Fixtures

These 11 light fixtures will help you fight the darkness that comes with the end of daylight saving time.
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Daylight saving time has ended, which means the darkness is no longer creeping up on us in the early evening — it's running us over! It's nothing that the right light fixture can't overcome, and I've seen some stunners lately.

Transitional Dining Room Features Colorful Modern Art

Transitional Dining Room Features Colorful Modern Art

Photo by: Susan Carnes

Susan Carnes

Enrique Crespo crowned this transitional dining room with the soft glow of a capiz shell chandelier. Capiz shell light fixtures can be found at nearly any budget, which makes them a popular choice to add understated glamour to any space.

Open Plan Kitchen With Spacious Island and Coffered Ceiling

Open Plan Kitchen With Spacious Island and Coffered Ceiling

Photo by: John R. Wood Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

John R. Wood Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Beaded chandeliers can also adjust within a budget and can be dressed up or down, depending on the style of a room. These beaded beauties lean toward the luxury side thanks to their pairing with an oversized kitchen island, marble countertops and a coffered ceiling.

Neutral Modern Wood-Paneled Dining Room and Kitchen

Neutral Modern Wood-Paneled Dining Room and Kitchen

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Rangr Studio

Photo by: Paul Warchol

Paul Warchol

Pendant lights are among the most practical choices for lighting, but why not have a little fun with them? Tamara Eaton grouped similar — but not matching — modern Tom Dixon lights to add a retro look to this sleek, organic space.

Transitional White Kitchen With Stunning Vaulted Ceiling

Transitional White Kitchen With Stunning Vaulted Ceiling

Photo by: Courtney Lively Photography

Courtney Lively Photography

Traditional, crystal chandeliers never disappoint when illuminating a kitchen or dining room. Red Egg Design Group added a sheer drum shade to this crystal chandelier to help marry its traditional style with the rustic patina of the brick ceiling.

Cozy Family Room Features Playful Lighting

Cozy Family Room Features Playful Lighting

Photo by: Claire Esparros for Homepolish

Claire Esparros for Homepolish

Simple light fixtures are especially effective in casual settings. Justin DiPiero selected a smart industrial light fixture and a string of cafe lights that are easily hung on -- and plugged into -- the wall.

Small Lounge With Multicolored Chandelier

Small Lounge With Multicolored Chandelier

Photo by: Matt Waclo

Matt Waclo

When you can't find the right fixture, sometimes the answer is to get creative. Studio V fabricated this whimsical chandelier with 266 brightly colored cylinders. Each cylinder is suspended by fish wire and lobster hooks. 

Pendant Lights Define Dining Area in Open Plan Home

Pendant Lights Define Dining Area in Open Plan Home

Photo by: Tre Dunham

Tre Dunham

The blingier the light fixture, the better if you're wanting to up the luxe look in your space. The trio of modern, crystal chandeliers selected by Jenkins Custom Homes for this dining room look very similar to a set of diamond rings.

Pink and Gray Dining Room With Pink Chairs

Pink and Gray Dining Room With Pink Chairs

Photo by: Anthony Bonisolli

Anthony Bonisolli

Even when hanging from a hot pink ceiling, these five Regina Andrew pendant lights still manage to steal the show. Daniel Dionne uses the lights to help balance the drama of the ceiling and the hot pink chairs in this daring dining room.

Dining Room Blends Traditional & Midcentury Modern Styles

Dining Room Blends Traditional & Midcentury Modern Styles

Photo by: Daniel Flatley

Daniel Flatley

Sharon Flatley proves that a midcentury-modern pendant light can easily be at home over a more traditional dining set. Simple white lamp shades on crystal bases set on the sideboard help balance the style of the pendant light.

Warm Orange Dining Room

Warm Orange Dining Room

Oversized industrial lights hung in a cluster add a welcoming touch of informality to this cozy family room by Chango and Co.

Re-Imagined Kitchen Boasts Ultra-Modern Style

Re-Imagined Kitchen Boasts Ultra-Modern Style

Photo by: David Lauer Photography

David Lauer Photography

The ultimate light fixture for a clean look is a pendant light with a simple drum shade. Design Platform grouped these pendant lights together to add understated drama to this sleek kitchen.

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Contemporary Chandelier

From: Sullivan Design Studio

Classic Chandelier

Track Lighting

Dual Chandelier

From: Troy Beasley

Cove Lighting

Layers of Light

From: Luxury Portfolio International® and Intero Real Estate Services, Inc.

Photo By: Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Pendant Lights

Wall Sconces

Table Lamps

Photo By: Warren Patterson

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