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Bathroom Lighting that Inspires Brilliance

What do some of the country’s most beautiful bathrooms have in common? Gorgeous lighting! While good bathroom lighting should be comprised of task lighting and ambient lighting, it should also add beauty to the room. That means no more of those bare bulb vanity strips, please.

If you’re getting ready for a brilliant upgrade in the bathroom, here is some inspiration to light your path.

Going for the Gold

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Source: Maison & Demure

This bathroom is simple, understated and incredibly elegant, which means that the choice of lighting needed to follow suit. These gorgeous, gold sconces definitely fit the bill, following the subtle curves or the mirror, while providing standout appeal all their own.


Gone Pear-Shaped

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Source: Foam & Bubbles

While the wallpaper isn’t exactly our cup of tea (or perhaps fruit punch), those pear-shaped sconces are packed with whimsical charm. This isn’t a look that we see very much of, which makes it quite refreshing. We would love to see these lights against a darker coloured wall.

Mid-Century Marvel

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Source: One Kindesign

It takes a very special light fixture to be able to hold its own in a space as interesting as this mid-century modern bathroom. Yet, this pair of pendants managing to do so masterfully.

Global Influence

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Source: Byrd

This black and white bathroom is incredibly striking, particularly with the steel-framed door, black tub faucet, and of course the black-framed globe chandelier. We love that this light fixture commands attention, but without being overly fussy or odd. No bells. No whistles. Just lovely.

All the Right Angles

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Source: Hudson Valley Lighting

What if designing outside the box means designing with boxes?

Geometric shapes continued to be wildly popular in 2018 and were never more striking than in the realm of lighting design. With the majority of the lighting world’s designs adhering to softer, more curvaceous shapes, the presence of something this linear is incredibly refreshing.


Feeling inspired and ready to start shopping for your new illuminating look? Visit the listing of local lighting design specialists here on They can talk to you about creating the perfect lighting scheme for your bathroom and any room in the house.


Lead image source: Chastity Cortijo on Unsplash

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