Choosing the perfect lighting scheme should be one of the first elements in designing a luxury sleeping space. Your bedroom should be a sanctuary of style, ambience and tranquillity, it should be the place in which you retreat to recharge and relax.
From wall lights to table lamps, statement pendants and stunning chandeliers, let your bedroom shine this season with our top tips on creating the perfect designer lighting scheme…
GLOWING WALL LIGHTS
Introducing twin wall lights above either side of your bed will help balance out the composition of the bedroom and could prove to be an eye-catching focal point. Wall lighting can add a modern touch to any bedroom, but consider what type of wall lighting suits your design scheme best, adjustable or non-adjustable? Uplights or downlights? Scandinavian or Mid Century? Crystal or Brass? Look to experts, Imagin Lighting and their Contemporary Wall Lamp for inspiration, this double wall lamp is contemporary yet timeless in its style and can illuminate any room with a soft, gentle glow.
Wall lights not only create a beautiful ambience in the bedroom, they’re also ideal if your sleeping space is small and unable to accommodate a large floor light or set of table lamps. Smaller rooms may not always allow much natural light to flood in, so consider Chelsom’s Swing Wall Light. Complete with a small French drum shade and polished chrome finish, the swivel light is both practical stylish, and perfect for reading your favourite book in bed!
Pendant lights are a fantastic way to make a style statement. Installing a pendant light above the bed allows the eye to be drawn to the focal point of the bedroom. Get creative with your ceiling lights and build a cluster of pendants to create a visual fixture and embrace lighting in a new artistic form. Look to Tom Dixon’s Mirror Ball Mega Pendant System for ultimate impact. Inspired by disco balls and space helmets, this galactic lighting structure will illuminate any bedroom in style.
Sometimes a lone pendant light can still have maximum impact and optimum visual appeal. Geometric designs are perfect for creating a modern and sophisticated style statement this season, so give your lighting more of an artistic dimension with the Feline Pendant Light by Light & Living. Inspired by traditional Chinese paper lanterns, the Feline has been reworked and revitalised to give a more contemporary aesthetic. With its horizontal balloon shape, this light will cast a stunning downward glow in any bedroom.
TASTEFUL TABLE LAMPS
Choosing the correct lamp to sit upon your bedside table can drastically change the entire look of your room. Consider shapes and sizing, do you have the space of two large twin lamps? Would you like an unusual statement piece with an architectural shape? Striking and glamorous, the Apollo Table Lamp by Houseology Collection is perfect if you are looking for elegance with a contemporary edge.
Create a striking symmetrical style by pairing together two Nerys Table Lamps by William Yeoward for ultimate ambience. With a mouth-blown, globe-shaped base, this stunning lamp complements any interior.
Lighting experts It’s About RoMI channel industrial chic with their Nashville 6 Arm Table Lamp. Inspired by the water pipework in Tennessee, this vintage style lamp is truly striking and will give your bedroom a unique character.