Modern living room lights can help add a contemporary feel to your home interior. Lighting is a vital part of home decor, and can make all the difference between a dingy, inviting interior and a welcoming room. If you’re considering some new modern living room lights, in addition to ambiance you’ll also have to think about practicality. Do you need to use the room for working, watching TV, sewing, reading or just relaxing? Do you need task lighting, or just a soft glow? A mixture of overhead and occasional lighting (floor and table lamps) normally works well. We’ve tracked down 10 modern living room lights, perfect for the contemporary home.
1. Leven modern living room lights range, Tom Raffield
The Leven range of modern living room lights includes table, pendant and wall lights and is inspired by the striking formations of smooth, sea-eroded cliff faces and ridged headlands that distinguish the north coast of Cornwall. The shade are made from wood and add interest and texture to any space. Prices start at £165, available from Tom Raffield.
2. Moya modern wall light, Retro Light
With an industrial style, the Moya wall light will give a vintage feel to your interior. This adjustable wall light is perfect for mounting on either side of a sofa or next to a chair as a reading light. £126.50, available from Retro Light.
3. Parison glass pendant light, Lighting Lover
This light (above and main image) is made from glass hand-blown into organic shapes and available in two colours, a warm amber and a contemporary petrol. As they are all individually made the dimples in each glass will be slightly different giving them all their own unique character. £150, available from Lighting Lover.
4. Muswell table lamp by Elstead Lighting
This red geometric shaped table lamp is completed with a white faux linen cylinder shade and polished nickel finial. The glazed finish gives a modern twist to the retro shape. It costs £240, available from Made to Last.
5. Morom desk lamp, Out & Out
This little desk lamp is part of a range that also contains floor lamps. Great for lighting a dark corner in the living room as a reading lamp, it’s made from sustainable bamboo and around a contemporary designed metal frame. £299, available from Out & Out.
6. Amina Moroccan pendant light, Mullan Lighting
For modern living room lights with a vintage industrial look, this pendant light makes a unique centrepiece in any surrounding. Available in a range of metallic colourways, it comes with a vintage-style braided cord. £95, available from Lime Lace.
7. Frieda pendant light, Glow Lighting
This beautiful British hand blown clear glass Frieda pendant light is available with either a flat or frilled bottom edge. There’s a choice of over 30 fabric cables to match your decor, and a matching wall light available too. £159, available from Glow Lighting.
8. Ivor wooden tripod floor lamp, dar Lighting Group
The Ivor wooden tripod floor lamp is a contemporary take on a tripod lamp, the gently tapering legs are inspired by the mid-century period. Fitted with a long white fabric cable and in-line foot switch it’s easy to switch this light on or off with your foot. £118.80 for the base only (a wide range of shades are available at an additional cost), dar Lighting Group.
9. Whitney cluster pendant lamp, Mad About Mid-Century Modern
These coloured, stacked glass shapes in smoky green and subtle rosy pink are a really unusual choice and will look good whether lit or not. £159, available from Mad About Mid-Century Modern.
10. Black Bauhaus floor lamp, The House Office
A retro inspired statement floor lamp with an adjustable head. The Bauhaus black floor lamp features a black shade and base contrasting with the chrome stand. Matching pendant and floor lights are available to complete the look. £151, available from The House Office.
Image credit: Main image shows the Parison glass pendant light from Lighting Lover.0