Ignite the Light
Hallways often get overlooked. A passageway to more functional parts of the home, it can be easy to avoid adding style and function to large or small hallways alike in favor of a nearby bedroom or living room. But a hallway can also set the tone, adding accent lighting that streams into dimly lit cozy rooms just around the corner. There are so many hallway lighting ideas to take advantage of, whether that’s a low-hanging chandelier for a hallway with high ceilings, or a stylish table lamp placed on a buffet for mood lighting. Take a look at these 13 options.
Second Floor Chandelier
Slim Floor Lamp
Double Pendant Lighting
If you’re looking for hallway lighting ideas that bring maximum overhead lighting to a space, then try double pendant lights. The pendant lighting grouping will provide undeniable luxury to even the simplest of areas. If you have high ceilings, add even more luxury with low hanging lights.
Vanity Inspired Lighting
Tiffany Style Fixture
Go beyond simply brightening up a space and consider hallway lighting ideas that take center stage. This handmade Tiffany ceiling light (available on Etsy) features stunning Wisteria stained glass that will add colorful vintage vibes to your hallway.
Multipurpose Shelf Floor Lamp
If you’re looking for hallway lighting ideas that allow you to store and display things with a space-saving design, try a shelf floor lamp. This modern standing accent light (available on Amazon) is great for a narrow hallway that can’t hold a buffet or other furniture to add a touch of style.
For curved, narrow hallway lighting ideas, avoid low hanging lighting, lights on the walls, or anything that closes the space down. Instead, try recessed lighting or ceiling lights, which will light the way and open the space up with its inconspicuous design.
A Series of Wall Lights
A Mixture of Styles
For spaces that offer style from the ground up with gorgeous floors and elegant furniture, consider hallway lighting ideas that accent your style, like this eclectic mixture of sconces and overhead foyer lighting. A mix-and-max approach will brighten up the hallway while adding even more decadent decor.
Stylish Table Lamp
For moody hallway lighting, try accenting a buffet with a stylish table lamp that gives off just enough light to lead the way. The low lighting is ideal for ensuring the hallway isn’t too bright, which would take over the relaxing vibes of a nearby room.
Spotlight Floor Lamp
This functional and uniquely-modern spotlight floor lamp (available at IKEA) is an ideal choice for a wildly different hallway lighting idea. It allows you to point the light exactly where you need it, whether that’s to illuminate the hallway or avoid too much light in one direction.
Stylish Track Lighting
A low-profile yet aesthetically pleasing option for hallway lighting is track lighting. This industrial-meets-traditional style (available on Overstock) doesn’t overwhelm the space while still offering the function of various track heads that individually direct and focus light where needed.
Hexagonal Touch Lights
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