The two best ways to go is choosing a large pendant lamp or a cluster/row of smaller ones. They can be hung really low such as to become part of your dining table layout. The dining table lamp just has to be installed in such a way that one cannot bump their head into it – and it doesn’t blind people with glare. Let us see some beautiful choices.
Red can also be a great way to tie everything together in a room that features a LOT of the color. Like the wallpapered space below from from Liz Levin Interiors. What better way to illuminate the room than with a red-based lamp that boasts a white shade?!
Whether you are opting for classic chandelier look or going for a metallic minimalistic vibe pendant lights cover the entire spectrum with ease. They also are great additions as accent installations that bring in bright pops of color in a bedroom with cool muted tones. Adding textural geometric and even visual contrast pendants make perfect bedside lights.
This John Peacock Floor Lamp from CB2 is subtle… Except that it has a rectangular steel base coated in a hi-gloss peacock finish! And let’s not forget that white cotton box shade. In fact combining this lamp with red-orange accents like the fiery sofa below is a great way to enjoy one of the leading trends of the upcoming fall season: the combination of red and blue.
Black lampshades do not look out of place no matter what color scheme you already have going. That is one of the major perks that come with this distinctive lighting décor. If you have an all-white setting then the use of black lampshades is all the more pleasing as they offer a grounded and chic appeal that is similar to employing a ‘black and white’ theme.
Chic modern elegant and sophisticated black lampshades work well when used in a smart and sensible fashion. Check out these trendy inspirations that showcase the black lampshade in a variety of settings and styles –