Does your home rock wall-mounted light fixtures? They save on floor and table space, they help you direct light where it's needed, and perhaps most importantly, wall-mounted light fixtures are quite stylish! If you still haven't delved into the world of wall-mounted light fixtures, here's some real-life proof the looks works — and we've included resources in case you want to get the look yourself!
In Lauren's home (above), a small-scale, wall-mounted light fixture with a brass shade provides just enough light for reading, and the asymmetrical installation gives it a bold feel. The light came from onefourtythree.
Mounting light fixtures on either side of a sofa or sectional (instead of going for the usual side table/table lamp combo) is one way of shaking up a living room. Allison and Matt found these fabulous fixtures at onefourtythree as well.
Just one swing-arm-style light fixture on the wall in the living room area of Mark and Levi's studio helps light the sofa and the art, but also serves as a visual divider and boundary between the living room area and the dining area. They found their light from TRNK.
Another example of a wall-mounted light being an awesome addition to the wall above the sofa can be found in Brooke's place. Her tour mentions that this is a DIY light fixture, and it's quite wonderful! Perhaps you might find inspiration for DIYing your own light fixture in And Then There Was Lighting: This Year's Best DIY Fixtures & Projects.
And you don't always have to create balance by flanking a sofa with light fixtures! Leah and Rich show that just one light fixture makes a great visual impact. Restoration Hardware is listed as the resource.
The lights in a room in Liz's home definitely look like the same Urban Outfitters lights as Joanna's above, only in a different metallic finish. It shows that you can really customize the look of wall-mounted light fixtures by how you configure them in your space.