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.
SWOOPING BEDSIDE LIGHTS
- 1 SWOOPING BEDSIDE LIGHTS
- 2 NEON BEDROOM LIGHTS
- 3 BLUE PENDANT LIGHT
- 4 ART DECO LIGHTING
- 5 GILDED BEDROOM LIGHTS
- 6 SCULPTURAL PENDANT
- 7 BUILT-IN TASK LAMPS
- 8 TROPICAL SCONCES
- 9 MATCHING LAMPS AND WALLPAPER
- 10 A UNIQUE BRONZE PENDANT
- 11 A CHROME PENDANT
- 12 A MOROCCAN LANTERN
- 13 A PAPER PENDANT
- 14 A CRYSTAL CHANDELIER
- 15 FURRY MATCHING TABLE LAMPS
- 16 CANDLE CHANDELIER
- 17 READING LIGHT
- 18 CLEAR PENDANT LIGHTING
- 19 FURRY LAMPS AND BUBBLE CHANDELIERS
- 20 AVIATION LIGHTING
- 21 MODERN CHANDELIER
- 22 ORNATE CHANDELIER
- 23 SEA FOAM CRYSTAL LAMP
- 24 WHITE PENDANT
- 25 TRANSLUCENT CEILING LIGHT
- 26 A COLORFUL SPHERE LIGHT
- 27 BUTTERFLY SCONCES
- 28 FLOOR LAMP
- 29 SIMPLE PENDANT
- 30 A LANTERN
- 31 DUAL METAL PENDANTS
- 32 MODERN FLOOR LAMP
- 33 VINTAGE PENDANT
- 34 POP OF COLOR PENDANT
The bed, dresser, and side tables in the master bedroom of a Mexican home are by Roche Bobois; the Eames chair and ottoman are by Herman Miller, the bedside lights are by FontanaArte, and the wall is painted in Patagonia byComex.
NEON BEDROOM LIGHTS
In a minimal apartment, the neon wall sculpture in the master bedroom is by Glenn Ligon, and the Corian platform bed, a custom design, is dressed with Belgian linens; the circa-1960 bedside tables are by Joseph-André Motte, and the walls are sheathed in a Marmorino wall finish.
BLUE PENDANT LIGHT
This joyful bedroom designed for Aerin Lauder’s son in an East Hampton home features electrifying shades of blue from the walls to the bed and pendant. The zebra painting is by Andy Warhol.
ART DECO LIGHTING
Tucked into a tidy alcove in Steven Gambrel’s Art Deco apartment, this custom bed is upholstered in a Zimmer + Rohde fabric, while the houndstooth pillows are in a Holland & Sherry fabric, and the 1950s sconces are by Ignazio Gardella.
GILDED BEDROOM LIGHTS
In designer Megan Winters’ Chicago home, the bedroom features a hide rug by Kyle Butning. The toile is by Lee Jofa, the vintage chandelier is French, and the table lamps and wallcovering are by Ralph Lauren Home.
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.
BUILT-IN TASK LAMPS
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 inwith a blanket and shams by . The painting is by 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.
MATCHING LAMPS AND WALLPAPER
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 aplaid by Paul Smith and dressed with .
A UNIQUE BRONZE PENDANT
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.
A CHROME PENDANT
In this French Duplex, the bedroom’s chrome pendant light is a modern addition to this classic room. The cedar bed, knotted-rope furniture, and sculptures are by passionate collector Christian Astuguevieille.
A MOROCCAN LANTERN
The large hanging lantern in the bedroom of artist Anne Becker’s Manhattan apartment provides an additional light source to the room already flooded by light through the wood shutters by designer Gregory Bissonnette and stained-glass insets by Jacqueline Rusca. The suzani coverlet is from Sheherazade.
A PAPER PENDANT
A fixture constructed of paper plates by Christopher Trujillo playfully evokes clouds in a bedroom designed by Stephen Sills in a storied Manhattan apartment building. The custom-made bed is upholstered in a Pierre Frey fabric, and the bedside tables are from Crate & Barrel.
A CRYSTAL CHANDELIER
A crystal chandelier dangles above the bed inside an Italian castle. The Red Room’s bed andwere made for the castle in the late 19th century, and the bedding is by Ralph Lauren Home.
FURRY MATCHING TABLE LAMPS
In a Park Avenue apartment, the vintage bedside tables by Enrique Garcel are topped with lamps by Porta Romana.The custom-made bed is upholstered in a velvet by Dedar, and the chair is by the Campana Brothers. The hand-painted wallpaper is by Gracie, the curtains are of a silk linen by Christopher Hyland, and the rug is by ABC Carpet & Home.
The guest room in the poolhouseof this Bridgehampton farmhousefeatures an 11-candle chandelier adorned in justice roping. The bed is by John Himmel and is dressed in Schweitzer Linen bedding. The rug is Restoration Hardware, and a blue and white table lamp sits on top of the Swedish painted chest.
In a North Jersey home, the master bedroom’s reading light is by Stephen Miller Siegel and the vintage lamp bases are from Ruby Beets. The bed and side tables are custom designs, the linens are by Frette, the walls are upholstered in a Pindler fabric, and the carpet is by Woolshire Carpet Mills.
CLEAR PENDANT LIGHTING
Amanda Seyfried’s dog, Finn, relaxes in the master bedroom of her Catskills home, where The pendant light is by &tradition, and the beadboard walls are painted in Ammonite by Farrow & Ball.The bed is by, the bench is from and the rug is from
FURRY LAMPS AND BUBBLE CHANDELIERS
The circa-1970 Mazzega ceiling light in the master bedroom of this Hudson River home was found at a Paris flea market.The bed is upholstered in anand dressed in and linens, the bedside tables are by , and the stool from is upholstered in a fabric.
In the master bedroom of this Los Angeles farmhouse, the light fixture made from vintage airplane trusses is from, the giltwood settee is Italian, the Swedish rug is from , and the flooring is walnut.
In the same house, the daughter’s room features a chandelier found on 1stdibs, and has an Italian shell bed from the owners’ former house in Europe. The mirrored side table is from
In this Paris home, the guest bedroom boasts two ornate chandeliers. The custom Turquerie-style sofa bed and canopy are covered in a hand-printed cotton that was also used on the walls.
SEA FOAM CRYSTAL LAMP
In a NYC apartment, the guest room’s Roberto Rida lamp is from Bernd Goeckler and the curtains are of an Osborne & Little fabric.bed is upholstered in a fabric, the bench by is covered in a fabric, and the bedside table is by
In the master bedroom of an Upper West Side apartment, the room’s white and gold pendant is reflected in the gilded mirror. A Hästens bed is dressed in linens byand , the circa-1970 side tables are by , and the lamp is by Taylor; the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Cinder Rose, and the photographs are by Marsha Lebedev Bernstein.
TRANSLUCENT CEILING LIGHT
In a Brooklyn townhouse, the master bedroom’s light fixture is from West Elm and the sconces are by Serena & Lily.The bed byis upholstered in a fabric and topped with a vintage Moroccan blanket and a pillow from he painting is by and the walls are painted in .
A COLORFUL SPHERE LIGHT
In the same house, the rainbow pendant plays off the array of colors in the kid’s room. A Rbunk bed is dressed in vintage suzanis from Uzbekistan, the school desk is from , the shades are of a fabric by and the vintage rug is Turkish.
Inside a house in Uruguay, the master bedroom’s floor lamp and chair were found in Buenos Aires, the rug is an antique Bolivian poncho that was a gift from Claessens’s mother, the painting is byand the antique shutters were bought at auction in Montevideo, Uruguay.
In an Oakland, California master bedroom, the George Nelson pendant light is from Design Within Reach. The bed byis dressed with a duvet, the antique chest is English, and the custom love seat is upholstered in a . The rug is an antique Heriz and the walls are painted in .
The Lantern in this Greenwich Village penthouse is 19th-century Indian. The bed is upholstered in astripe and dressed in antique French linens, the side table is 18th-century English, and the landscape paintings are English, French and American. The walls are painted in .
DUAL METAL PENDANTS
In a guest room in India, two metal pendants swing from the exposed-beam ceiling. The custom bed is dressed with a silk sari, the floor is rosewood and the marble side table is by Mathieu.
MODERN FLOOR LAMP
A modern lamp by Michael Anastassiades for Flos sits behind the nightstand in the guest room of this Monaco apartment. The bed is by Flexform and has a cover in an Osborne & Little check, the wallpaper is by Cole & Son, and walls are painted in; the large drawing on top of the 1950s wall unit is by Joe Bradley.
In Upstate New York, a master bedroom’s lamp was purchased in London. An English Regency chair retains its original leather, and the floor is painted in Benjamin Moore’s White Dove.
In the master bedroom of this London townhouse the pendant light, one of a pair, is 1950s Murano glass. The bed is upholstered in a fabric from Tissus d’Hélène in London, the 1930s French chairs are covered in an André du Dauphiné velvet, and the pelmet and walls are covered in a C&C Milano fabric. The rug is a midcentury Indian dhurrie.
POP OF COLOR PENDANT
In a master bedroom in Portugal, the pendant light is by IKEA. The vintage linens belonged to the owner’s parents, the suzani was bought in Turkey, and the pine console was made locally.