Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Guest Spot : Stunning Black Lighting

Hi, Iím Susi, a writer for Design Shuffle, a community for interior designers, home decorators and other design professionals. Maison de Lise asked me to do a post about decorating ideas that use stunning black lighting this week. I love dramatic black lighting for fall and winter so am happy to share some of my favorite rooms with black lighting, as well as some great finds. Black lighting, not to be confused with black lights (that's a whole other kind of article), adds drama to a space, especially when paired with dark, moody colors.

Knight Moves via

Black shades are an easy way to add the look of black lighting to a room. Unify disparate lighting, such as table lamps and chandeliers, with sleek, stunning black shades makes for a polished look.

Carolina Eclectic via

Love the oversize scale of these black pendant lights hung in a group of three to make a dramatic lighting fixture above the farmhouse table. A nice mix of vintage industrial and farmhouse to create a chic dining space.

Cote Maison via

Black industrial lighting suits this minimalist, loft kitchen. Black pendant lights are an unexpected addition to a kitchen.

Purple Area via

Dramatic charcoal grey walls set the tone for this living room's interior design. An arc lamp with a black shade, lined in a metallic gold, suits the room's dramatic palette.

Little Blue Deer via

A group of stunning modern black pendants create a golden glow over this dining table with their gold lined interiors. Love the mix of shapes and the matte black finish.

DecorPad via

Simple drum shade hanging lights are stunning in black. The black shade makes the simple shape more dramatic and glamorous than a linen or white shade.

7 Black Lighting

French Bedroom Company via

This charming black rabbit lamp feels more like sculpture than lighting. The glossy finish on the lamp base nicely reflects the light. Would be a lovely addition to foyer, dining room and living room designs.

Design Sponge via

A gorgeous black glass chandelier is stunning in this living room. The black is more striking than clear glass or even silver because it immediately draws the eye to it.

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