Interior Inspiration: Lighting

Going well beyond just getting the right practical illumination levels, lighting sets the mood, and impacts wellbeing. Explore our hand-picked collection of options and light up your life

1. Artisan crafted by skilled craftspeople, the Morocco Ceiling Light by Where Saints Go is a striking pendant lampshade made using entirely natural materials. Sporting a unique structural shape, each lampshade is made using a combination of natural rattan, lasio peel and manila rope, which is made of natural fibres sourced from the abaca plant native to the Philippines. Price: £99.

2. Laura Ashley’s Isaac 3 light Bar Pendant by dar lighting fits effortlessly into kitchens and ‘dens.’ Bold lines and angular shapes lend a contemporary touch that looks fantastic against bare brickwork. This contemporary hanging ceiling light boasts industrial appeal with a warm antique brass finish. Priced at £190. 

3.Designed by Charlotte Cochrane, this lamp by Twisted Loom is handmade in Manchester from sustainably sourced and salvaged beech. Each lamp is carefully constructed by expertly splicing and hand-turning different pieces of wood to make one beautiful whole. Each lamp has a uniquely different wood grain, “a story in its own right.” Priced at £225.

4. GANTlightsS1 Hanging Lamp from Lime Lace combines elegant design with subtle functionality. Perfect for lightening up any room in your home, the S1 Hanging Lamp has a fluted surface an interesting texture and lighting effect, and is suitable for use individually over your dining table or in a group of lamps above a counter. Priced at £219.

5. Hanging stylishly above the table, the Serene Brass Pendant Light by Atkin and Thyme brings a contemporary feel to any decor. Crafted from one sheet of iron, the pendant shade has a sculptural umbrella leaf shape that can provide directional light over a dining table, kitchen island or breakfast bar. Priced at £149.

6. The Pleat Reading Floor Lamp by houseof has been designed by interior designer Emma Gurner, who’s well-known in the interiors sector for her playful use of colour. It is made from painted steel in moss green with a pale blue interior, which gives a warming glow. With an adjustable tilting shade, this floor lamp is the perfect reading companion. Price: £399.