30 Genius Bedroom Lighting Ideas That You’ve Never Even Considered
From understated to over-the-top, we’ve got bedroom lighting inspiration no matter your taste.
Whether you retire to a small alcove or a grand master suite, odds are you use your bedroom for more than just sleeping. And while dark rooms are great for getting your eight hours, too little light keeps you from doing much else.
Bedroom lighting can range from basic to bold, and dimmed to dramatic. Whatever your style, these 30 rooms are all the inspiration you need for a uniquely-lit space to read, relax, and of course, doze.
At their house in Marrakech, Samuel and Caitlin Dowe-Sandes’s daughter’s room features a light fixture by Claire Norcross for Luminosity. The floor is paved in starburst floor tiles by their firm, Popham Design. The iron bed is a flea market find.
In a luxurious Palm Springs home, the bed in the master bedroom, which features task lamps attached to the headboard, came with the house. It is dressed in Barbara Martin linens with a blanket and shams by Hermès . The painting is by Daryl Edwards and the wood screen and marble bedside tables are estate-sale finds.
In the master bedroom of a penthouse apartment on the French Riviera, the bed is flanked by palm tree sconces and topped with a mohair blanket from the French Alps. The 1950s English bedside table is mahogany, and the hand-painted wallpaper is 19th-century English.
In Andy Cohen’s Greenwich Village apartment, the shades on the vintage Pierre Giraudon green-resin nightstand lamps from John Salibello match the Ralph Lauren Home wallpaper in the master bedroom. The bed is upholstered in a Maharam plaid by Paul Smith and dressed with Pratesi linens .
In the master bedroom of designer Jean-Louis Deniot’s Parisian apartment, the crystal lamps and bronze ceiling pendant are by designer Deniot. The leather rug is by Serge Lesage, the walls are in a custom color, and the portraits are from the 16th century through the 1960s.