When I first started putting together my most recent post for the Lamps Plus blog, ”7 Hallway Lighting Ideas,” I didn’t realize how helpful it was going to be. I’m a big fan of statement lighting, even before everyone had to have it. (I used a trio of pendants in a guest room on the Cape, two frosted and one clear; the electrician thought my order was wrong.)
A stylist once told me that lighting is like jewelry for the home. So, why has it not occurred to me to add interesting lighting to our dreary downstairs hallway? True, the ceiling may be too low for pendant lights, but anything would be an improvement. Must investigate.
In the meantime here are 28 hallways with lights in multiples. There’s an array of styles, from classic schoolhouse pendants and traditional lanterns to industrial cage lights, and others. I actually love all those red cords of the bare bulbs in the home featured in Dwell. And I love how the succession of glossy black drum shades in the offices of fashion label By Malene Birger looks so sophisticated. Also love the copper pendants in the Jean Louis Denoit-designed hallway. So many great examples here.
Photo by Douglas Friedman
Home of Gather and Build blogger
Copenhagehn home of interior designer Tina Havmøller
LGA Architectural Partners • Dwell
Robert Passal • TradHome 2011
Offices of fashion label By Malene Birger
Home of By Nord designer Hanne Berzant • Femina
Photo by Lisbet Sporndly
Photo by Petra Bindel
J. Marshall Porterfield Architecture
Photo by Simon Devitt for Urbis Magazine
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