A Web of Lighting Ideas

By / Food / July 14th, 2014 / 1

My apartment’s lighting fixtures are boring… if they exist at all. I’ve been searching for interesting fixtures and have found inspiration in a few design sites.

Home & Garden TV – Chic Lighting

This seven picture slideshow features some interesting takes on chandeliers, lampshades and ambient lighting. When you’re done, browse through their other lighting slideshows.

House Beautiful – 15 Ideas to Revamp Your Kitchen Lighting

Another picture slideshow – visuals are the best way to get inspiration after all – House Beautiful’s article will give you hanging lamps in all shapes and sizes, suitable for any decor.

Architecture Art Designs – 20 Pretty Cool Lighting Ideas for Contemporary Living Room

An article, rather than a slideshow, Architecture Art Designs provides tips and advice as well as visual examples of each suggestion. Browse their site for other architectural and interior design ideas.

UKTV – Home Lighting Ideas

Not just for ceiling lighting fixtures, this article has suggestions for ambient lighting, enhancing natural lighting through mirrors and paint, spotlights and more. The site also has advice and suggestions for every room in the house as well as design and craft ideas.

Bored Panda – 21 DIY Lamps & Chandeliers You Can Create From Everyday Objects

If you’re a crafty person or someone on a budget, Bored Panda has a list of DIY projects. Create something you can be proud of and brag about to all of your friends. Or browse these repurposed light fixtures ideas for more ideas of what you can repurpose into a lighting fixture.

Sunset.com – 19 Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Turn your eyes outside and lighten up your backyard or back patio. These creative ideas will wow your guests and give you a peaceful center for your evening glass of wine.


A freelance writer and editor, Lisa Hoekstra loves learning and trying new things. She can be found with her nose in a book or multiple tabs open on her browser as she researches the latest and greatest in the world of food, style and everything in between.

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