The industrial style is, like the mid-century style, not a overly decorated home decor style. The industrial light style likes to showcase its material and creation process and, as its name suggests, will draw inspiration from the industrial setting such as warehouses or factories. This style focuses on the functionality of the lights, and will mainly feature sleek metals and wood. Often with a darker range of colors, the farmhouse light fixtures brings warmth to your home while adding an edge of innovation .
In my post about the lighting styles, I explain more in depth about the other lighting style.
1. Evaluate your space
Before buying any type of light fixture, measure your room’s dimension and the height of your ceilings. You wouldn’t want to knock your head every time against an pendant light that is too low.
This type of industrial pendant light is extremely raw and minimalist in design, and will fit perfectly with a house with a higher ceiling.
2. Find the right size of industrial light
You do not want to overpower the rest of your decor with an industrial light above your room that is too large. Keep the huge light fixtures to your bigger rooms such as the kitchen or the dining room. For your smaller rooms, there are plenty of smaller size industrial pendant lights or flush mounts that will fit perfectly with your decor.
Consider this small, cube pendant industrial light with an adjustable height for smaller spaces such as your bedroom or hallways. This will effectively illuminate your space white connecting it to the rest of your industrial style decor.
This industrial wall sconce is unique and quirky while reflecting the industrial style perfectly. excellent for a themed bedroom, or just hallway lights to guide your way, this industrial wall sconce will add a sense of adventure in your home.
3. Pay attention to the materials
The Industrial light style of decor features mainly metals and woods. Too much of either will create imbalance in your decor. Wood brings warmth while metals tend to have a cooling effect. Adapt your search according to what you are working with.
Take a look at this utilitarian multi-pendant industrial light. With an adjustable chain, it can accommodate a home with a lower ceiling. Composed of black iron and glass, this industrial ceiling light will look great in a room with a warm, wooden floor.
There are as many types of industrial light as there are stars in the sky. It is a certainty that you will find the perfect one for you. Let this short guide be of help and guide you when shopping for the light fixture for your home.