SPANISH IRON LIGHTING FOR THE DESIGNER
Spanish Iron Lighting has a rich history that can be beautifully incorporated into your client’s interior and exterior overall Spanish design. Wrought iron lighting is more than capable of carrying its own weight in your decor. See these ideas on how to use wrought iron lighting to elevate the Spanish inspired design.
While many people think of iron lighting as dark or gloomy, old fashioned looks that come across as stuffy or serious, the truth is that iron designs are some of the most versatile looks on the market. They can be used both indoors and outdoors in a wide range of lighting options.
INTERIOR LIGHTING DESIGN
For the interior, most Spanish Mission or Revival Homes feature carved stonework, arched doorways and white plaster walls. Often, wood beams complement the look. Here is where Spanish lighting can pull it together. Wrought iron sconces illuminate the hallways and give a warm glow instead of using harsh can lights.
Small accents can transform spaces from drab to compelling. The more modern of these designs are often paired with frosted or amber glass shades and can be dressed up with intricate patterns or offer a mellow vibe with straightforward, minimal construction.
They can also be used on mirrors in bathrooms instead of the run of the mill vanity lights. Add a pendant that complements the sconces a Voila! Your client’s casita is spectacular!
CUSTOM DECORATIVE OPTIONS
A variety of finishes are available to tie in the overall design. We suggest a bronze, brown or champagne gold accents for the ultimate Spanish motif. Iron chandeliers and overhead light fixtures can be found in the full spectrum of styles, from traditional to transitional and beyond into the realm of contemporary decor.
When it comes to lighting, chandeliers and pendants can add elegance and style to any space. They’re not just for formal sitting or dining rooms anymore.
Welcome your guests with decadent, wrought iron entry way lighting. The entryway is the first thing people see when they enter the home. It will set the tone for the rest. Don’t get stuck with the “builder grade” fixtures that usually come with a home. This small upgrade has a huge impact in your Spanish designed home.
Even if you have a very low ceiling, use a flush mount style to complement the entryway. Pendants are perfect for a standard ceiling. For those soaring ceilings, go all out with a chandelier.