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Lighting is a great way to change the atmosphere in your living room, yet the choice of decorative lighting is for many homes often an afterthought. Instead of relying on overhead down lights, think about the areas you want lit and the ambience you wish to create in your space.
Here’s 6 unique lights you can use to illuminate your living room:
Floor lamps are ideal in living rooms as you don’t require any electrical handy work or even a table to place them on. They can also add height and interest to your interior.
This Stencil Floor Lamp made of Ashwood is a fun and quirky design that would be perfect in a corner of any living room. If you’re going for a Scandi design theme, this lamp would fit right in.
Available from Fenton & Fenton
For a pop of colour, the Jieldé Loft floor lamps are an iconic design which was first created over 50 years ago. Made out of metal, the arm adjusts and locks into whatever position you desire, and they are available in virtually any colour. The Jieldé lamps would complete any industrial, modern look.
Photo credit: The Design Files, available from Euroluce
Looking for to create mood and intimacy in your living room? Table lamps not only achieve that, but select the right one and you’ll also have an attractive decorative object that enhances the room too.
3. Ora Desk Lamp
Ross Gardam’s Ora Desk Lamps will add the perfect amount of luxury and elegance to any living room interior. Who doesn’t love a touch of gold? These aluminium and gold anodised lamps are a great example of well crafted, Australian design and manufacturing.
Available at Ross Gardam
4. Ay Illuminate Twiggy Egg
Made by artisans in Asia and Africa using natural materials of braided bamboo, the Ay Illuminate Twiggy Egg table lamp is the perfect way to introduce organic textures into your space. It also can help you layer your interior with personality and a sense of worldliness.
Available at Safari Living
For those with the luxury of high ceilings, pendant lights are a great way to make a statement in your living room. Hanging pendants are effective in emphasising different rooms within an open plan interior so your furniture doesn’t feel lost in one large space. They’re also a great addition in a little cosy nook, like a reading corner of your living room.
5. Enoki Cumulus
Inspired by cloud formations and their transient nature, the Cumulus lights created by the Australian design practice Enoki are simply stunning. The pendant is made of a Tasmanian Oak structure which is cloaked in white Muslin creating the effect of a simple veil. They’re elegant, soft and would create interest in any living room.
Available at Kif and Katas
6. Ornate Seaspray with white band
For those seeking something unique, yet sophisticated, the Klaylife beaded chandelier may be ideal for your living room. A collection of hand rolled and dip dyed clay beads are strung onto a wrought iron frame producing a similar form to that of the traditional crystal chandeliers. And if you like a bit of bling, there are several glass crystals to finish it off.