How to add vintage appeal to your home with vintage lighting
Traditionally, light fixtures in this era were originally designed with porcelain, metal or glass shades in order to protect the candle flames. The discovery of electricity introduced new concepts to home designing between the years 1890 to 1920. Different types of metal and glass shades were then created in order to give home to the new light bulb.
The Dale vintage picture light from Mullan Lighting.
The Reznor vintage pendant light from Mullan Lighting
Choosing the right fixtures
If you want to have an old style appeal to your home, vintage lighting can be showcased in your home to give it a classy look. These fixtures can indirectly focus on the nooks and architectural details of your house. This works in the same way that candlelight would have done back in the old days. Some vintage style lights can mimic the functionalities of a gas lamp, teamed with an incandescent or filament bulb, the right light will give this vintage gas light effect to your home.
The Kamal Moroccan vintage pendant from Mullan Lighting These days, we no longer have to depend on the light from a candle or gas light to provide illumination in our homes. However, this does not mean that we can no longer opt for vintage type of lighting. We can even refer to it as fusion lighting; with the concept from the past, and the electricity of the present.
The Rigale Coolie pulley wall light from Mullan Lighting Even if you do not have an ancestral type of house, you can still add these vintage types of lighting fixtures to your decor. They can create a different mood to your house, introducing a different theme to it.