Chic Home Lighting Ideas

Lighting is the essential element to complete any room. Get inspired with these fixtures, chandeliers and unique styles.

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November 12, 2019

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Cottage Dining Area With Globe Chandeliers

This cottage's dining area sits right next to the great room. Exposed beams and chandeliers help visually delineate between the different spaces.

Pink and Gray Children's Bedroom with Fringe Chandelier

A bedroom in this dream vacation home in Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach is decorated with pink and gray color schemes, a playful gray and gold fringe chandelier and and sheer curtains.

Vibrant, Purple Dining Space

This colorful, sophisticated dining room features a stunning jeweled chandelier, a gold-toned dining table with purple cushioned chairs and window treatments in the same color palette.

Unique Light Fixture

Look for unique fixtures that will add character to your room or draw attention to a favorite feature. The ceiling can be the perfect place to try out a dramatic color or pattern or—in the case of this kitchen—both! The wide stripes draw the eye up and have the added effect of making the room seem larger. The unique fixture draws attention to the dramatic ceiling.

Ambience Through Lighting

For a pair of young homeowners, the designer of this home wanted the dining room to feel playful, stylish and a bit more youthful. Putting a darker color on the ceiling, then painting the walls fresh white cozies up the space while maintaining an open feel. A few bold accents—like the leopard print curtains—add edge. The chandelier and recessed lights add light and chic design.

Blue Contemporary Bedroom With Chandelier

Shades of blue fill this bedroom with calm. The palette is punctuated with interesting textures, like the bead chandelier and pom pom artwork, and layers of pattern.

White Transitional Dining Room with Graphic Wallpaper

A weathered wood farmhouse table teams with tailored upholstered wingback chairs, creating a fun juxtaposition in this breezy dining room. Graphic wallpaper adds interest on the wall, while natural wood beams turn the ceiling into a focal point in its own right. A sputnik-style chandelier with a dark bronze finish brings an additional unexpected touch.

Eclectic Dining Room With Gold Chandeliers

Turquoise chairs and golden chandeliers bring a bright, eclectic air to this fun dining room.

Dining Room With Beaded Chandelier

Built-in cabinetry gives valuable storage space to this dining room; the upper cabinets have glass fronts to show off pretty dishes. Above the dining table, a unique chandelier is decorated with beads and wrought iron.

Traditional Dining Room With Globe Chandelier

The globe shape of the chandelier mimics the round dining table in this cozy dining room. The chairs' curved backs, brightened by amazing fabric, are another echo.

Modern Dining Room With Gray Chairs and Geometric Chandelier

The focal point of this modern dining room is the metal geometric chandelier hanging above the dining table. The table is adorned with cozy gray chairs with wooden legs.

Dining Room With Starburst Chandeliers

The dining room has a custom 7-foot Rosewood dining table, featuring a starburst pattern. Glittering chandeliers echo the starry shape.

Modern Glam Dining Room With Gray And White Accents And Midcentury Modern Crystal Chandelier

This dining room mixes modern and glam, with gray and white print wallpaper and upholstered dining room chairs, a contemporary round dining table, custom window shades, and a gray painted tray ceiling with a midcentury modern crystal chandelier.

Clear Line of Sight Creates Functionality Between Kitchen, Sitting Room and Dining Room

On the opposite side of the sitting room, a dining room completes the home's functional set up. The open plan kitchen flows into the sitting room, giving those in the kitchen a clear connection with those in the sitting room. Then, once the food is prepared, a clear pathway is established from the kitchen through the sitting room and into the dining room.

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Industrial Dining Room With Bubble Chandelier

Meals in this simple, refined dining room come with a view. The delicate, bubble-shaped chandelier is a nice foil to the heavier weight of the wood beam ceiling.

Hallway Illuminated By Modern Chandelier

Rather than fill the hall with decor, designer Lauren Rubin kept the space minimal and allowed the round chandelier to be the star. When set against the room's white walls, the piece positively shines.

Gold Chandelier And White And Gold Plaster Ceiling Detail

This elegant gold drop chandelier, green hand painted wallpaper, and white and gold plaster ceiling accents add glamour and whimsy to a traditional living room.

Luxurious Master Bathroom With Glass Walk-In Shower and Green Accents

This stunning master bathroom features a marble enclosed tub that offers a view of the enclosed glass double walk-in shower. Green leather benches flank the shower, while tiles with onyx and mother of pearl inlay cover the floor. A Fortuny chandelier hangs above.

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Modern Open Plan Living Space

The modern interior design of this luxurious living space features two brass chandeliers that double as art pieces. Light colored walls pair with warm wooden tones that define the open concept space, from the dining table to the plush living room.

Funky Light Fixture Adds Interest to Playroom

Because this playroom has such a unique shape, the designers were able to hang a funky chandelier from the ceiling. In addition to brightening the room, the light fixture complements the geometric-style shelves on the wall.

Crisp Midcentury Modern Kitchen Design With Marble Backsplash and Octagon Pendant Lights

This beautifully crisp kitchen design features a polished light color scheme and sharp lines. A trio of octagon pendant lights hangs over the island marble countertop. The backsplash echoes the marble finish between light, neutral cabinets.

Coastal Bedroom with Fun Pendant Lights

Light streams through this coastal bedroom offering relaxing vibes. Crisp white linens with a navy-blue stripe, blue window coverings and twin pendant lights complete the design.

Lighted Mirrors and Natural Light Give Master Bathroom Even Light

Natural light as well as lighted mirrors help to increase visibility in the space. The even light this provides gives the homeowners a great space for getting ready.

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