Look for unique fixtures to draw attention to a favorite furnishing, artwork or area of a room. Designer Vanessa DeLeon uses the Sputnik light from Nuevo Lighting to highlight the piano, while pendant lights light up the kitchen area.
Mix old with new. Designer Randy Weinstein adds a vintage touch with industrial hanging lights, but keeps the kitchen updated with custom wood cabinetry and white subway tiles.
Have fun with the lampshade. They're easier to switch out than an entire light, making the fixture more adaptable to your space. Designer Christopher Grubb chose a playful silk shade to add a punch of color to this dining area.
Pendant lights are the perfect addition to any kitchen island. Not only do they provide task lighting, but they also continue the style of the space. Use stainless steel shades for a sleek contemporary look or colorful ones for an eclectic style. Designer Gail Drury adds pendant lights with clear glass shades to complement this modern kitchen.