The holidays are long behind us and we have officially reached the most tedious part of winter. The days are short, dark, and cold and many of us are doing our best to hunker down and make it through to spring.
A lot goes into nesting and making your space as cozy and warm as possible. And though things like blankets and pillows and snuggly pajamas are the most obvious additions, an equally important but often overlooked aspect is lighting.
Lighting has the power to transform and elevate your space within seconds. Here are a few of our favorite Anthropologie lighting fixtures – from their fantastic, trend-led winter collection (as you would expect). They are sure to chase away your winter blues.
See: Living room lighting ideas – clever ways to light your living space
1. Rug Printed lamp bases
Taking inspiration from the intricate, overdyed motifs of traditional Berber carpets, these lamp bases will warmth to your living room, bedroom and beyond – especially if matched with equally bold shades. Made from tropical hardwood, brass and cotton printed rug upholstery, they come with a matching harp and finial. They measure 15.5in high and 5in diameter; recommended shade size: 9in high and 12in diameter.
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2. Verner wall sconce
This striking, minimalist wall sconce is beautifully elegant, and works both as an individual piece or paired. It is made from steel with a white finish, and hardwired for professional installation; there are two light sockets and it measures 22in high and 4.25in wide.
3. Japhy Raffia pendant
Raffia is having something of a moment – and this lamp is the perfect way to bring a modern country look into your home. This lamp is handwoven, and each piece is unique. Hardwired for professional installation, it includes the mounting plate and chain. The hanging height is adjustable. It measures 8.5in high by 30in in diameter.
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4. Luna floor lamp
This curved steel design isn't a new look for floor lamps, but we do like its finish – a combination of steel and wood – and it's an instant statement piece that can lift a living or dining room effortlessly. It measures 76in high by 44in long and 12.5in wide; the recommended shade size is 10.5in high by 16in diameter.
5. Mazia embellished lamp shade
This lampshade reminds us a little of the textiles Kit Kemp favors in her interior design (opens in new tab) – and you can certainly make a bold statement with this vibrant shade that's embellished in a variety of eye-catching designs. Made in cotton, it comes in two sizes: Medium is 9in high by 12ing diameter; large is 10in high by 16in diameter.
Shanicka Anderson is a writer, editor and creative from New York. Her work can be found on OK! Magazine, Bustle, gal-dem, The Tempest, and more. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. She was previously associate editor at OK! Magazine and J-14 Magazine online. She writes for Homes & Gardens about all things design and celebrity.
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