This living room features a classic craft front door and arch hallway door leading into the connected dining room. A stylish gray paint fits the soft, neutral color scheme creating a bright and inviting room. Yellow tulips add pops of life and color. Vintage country light fixtures mounted on the wall add a warm glow and decorative detail.
Designers at America's Most Desperate Kitchens created a light, bright, contemporary kitchen in this home's space. The neutral color palette and extensive use of white creates a space that reflects the natural light of the outdoors, while the section of brown cabinetry warms the space, making it more inviting. To help keep the space bright on cloudy days and at night, designers added a modern light fixture above the kitchen island, illuminating the space and bringing it together.
For a seamless transition from one part of the home to the next, the architects installed an outdoor breezeway enclosed in glass. Industrial light fixtures keep the space well-lit and ensure that the interior and exterior feel cohesive.
A deep royal blue sofa and upholstered yellow coffee table create a bold pairing and draw the eye in this room. Brown walls, dark hardwood, and a maze pattern rug are a neutral background allowing the colors to shine. A gold spike light fixture is perfect for adding contemporary intrigue to the design.
Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines turned the once bland laundry room into a colorful and inspiring craft room. Two bright yellow light fixtures illuminate a large craft table, made from an old pocket door. New cabinets provide necessary storage space to organize supplies and materials.
How does the space look when it’s dark outside? Brad Groff of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania’s River Valley Landscapes says to include just enough light to safely get from point A to point B, then highlight certain features — such as small trees — with vertical lighting. Fixtures that conceal the bulb are best.
This contemporary, West Coast residence has a beautiful open design and modern decor. A short glass wall provides a balcony overlook from the second floor to the first where a long light fixture hangs as a decorative eye-catcher. The second story features a living room area with gray leather sofa, an eclipse door leading to an outdoor patio and a dining area in front of a built in fireplace.
A burlap ceiling and unique light fixture top this navy blue midcentury modern dining room. The room features white wainscoting and coffered ceiling details, a round table with upholstered chairs, and a yellow-and-white rug with a geometric pattern.
Add a light fixture over an outdoor dining area, whether it’s completely covered or underneath a pergola. Nievera Williams Design designed the pergola, which is covered in low water bougainvillea, in this Palm Beach, Fla., yard that won a Florida chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects award.
The watercolor-like quality of these pendant lights add great color to the neutral background of this kitchen. A decorative wood ceiling panel supports the light fixtures and adds a unique element to the space.
A bubble chandelier adds fun texture to the classy design of this transitional living room. A neutral sofa, chaise and pair of armchairs circle the room around an area rug and cube wooden coffee table. A bay window lets in natural light framed by sliding white drapes. Yellow throw pillows and touches of gray throughout the room add accent color and detail.
This neutral, modern nursery is the perfect space for these homeowners. Inspired by the simple elegance of nature, this space has been outfitted with classic necessities to make this nursery home for the couple's second child. The changing table, trimmed with natural wood, brings in the beauty of the outdoors and is complemented by its simple, white drawers. The modern chandelier brings light to the space and adds a unique, yet classy, touch. The simple gray curtains add texture, while providing a way to block sunlight from the room for nap time.
Hardwood floors and a neutral color scheme blend the rooms together in this open floor plan. A gold light fixture over the dining is the focal point and helps highlight the subtle use of yellow accents in the design.
HGTV's Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines turned this once-bland laundry room into a colorful and inspiring craft room with two bright yellow light fixtures that illuminate a large craft table made from an old pocket door. New gray cabinets provide ample space for art supplies, while a wooden awning above the sliding doors adds an interesting visual element to the room.
A well-lit landscape should have both functional and decorative light fixtures. In this outdoor space, wall sconces on the house provide adequate illumination for entertaining, while the garden fixtures and the lights strung through the trees bring a whimsical feel to the patio at night.