Minimalist Lighting Ideas for Rooms in Your Home

As Leonardo da Vinci said, ‘simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.’

Creating a minimal look in the home can be difficult, especially when there’s so much more choice out there today. However, there’s also joy in bringing attention to fewer but more treasured items within your home.

Read as we discuss some minimalist lighting ideas for rooms in your home:

Brighten the mantel

If you have a fireplace in your living room, why leave it in the dark? Highlight this architectural feature using sconces or by adding a pair of candles or small lamps to your mantel display.

Don’t ignore overhead sources

Sometimes, a single ceiling fixture may not be sufficient, especially if your room is huge or lacks natural light. Consider using several overhead lights, like recessed lighting combined with a pendant.

Make it art

Why settle for either form or function? You can get both by choosing a lamp that looks more like a piece of art than a light source.

Add some color

If your space lacks a certain something, add a vibrant lamp for a good vibe.

Add a centerpiece

Whether you go for a modern pendant or a romantic chandelier, a striking light fixture can complete a living room. Create a focal point by using the piece to let some light into the seating area. Get a dimmer switch — this will help you set the mood.

Try sculptural sconces

Sconces or wall lights are an incredible way to add interest to a dull wall. They’re also perfect for small spaces and help free up table/floor space. Go for a solo light for a minimalistic look, or try a pair of colorful sconces that will draw the eye and lighten the space.

 a maple sconce

Find the right pair

Use twin pendant lights to double your lighting pleasure. Make the space symmetrical and balanced by hanging matching pendant lights over your dining table.

Focus on the mix

The best lighting design combines several light sources at various levels of the room. So, don’t hesitate to add layers of light from different types of fixtures.

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