For those who thinks that the golden era of the design ages were the 1950’s and 1960’s you are clearly a retro lover and collector. Especially for you who still think you interior is missing a dotted wallpaper and phone with cord, we have put together tips on how to get that retro look and vintage mood you have always wanted but through your home lighting.
When it comes to retro lamps our choice is limitless. There are on the market all kinds of reinterpretation of vintage lighting pieces but which of them are the correct home lighting solution for your different interiors?
Ideas for lighting up your home vintage style. Follow these tips and inspirations to get the best out of home lighting. Check it!
Light 3 or 4 corner, aim one of these lights to an object it might be a chair, a plant or a piece of art. Combine your home lighting: table and floor lamps, try that some of them have the light facing downwards and others facing up. Allow tour chosen lamp to reach as many seats as they possibly can with down-glowing lamps on three-way switches. Use Neon Shabby Chic pieces like the ones from DelightFULL shown bellow to add that extra twist.
Use a chandelier to make the kitchen the star of your house. Here indirect lighting choices are always a success. Choose a vintage chandeliers with an industrial design like the ones shown bellow. With them your home lighting solution will be retro and you’ll have a kitchen right out of the 50’s.
The light for the bedroom has to be chosen wisely, it has to created a cozy atmosphere. If you have recessed or track fixtures, angle them away from the bed, toward the dressing area. For the table select an intimate lamp.
If you have a large bathroom you have to have light directly over the shower. The best choice for the lady’s when applying makeup is a pair of sconces flanking the mirror. For the retro look choose clean lines and a industrial design look.