Bright Ideas

Trendy task lighting can brighten any space in the home.



DINING ROOM: While classic chandeliers will never go out of style, modern twists on them make trendy focal points of any dining room. Circular, metal-work Eclipse chandelier, $499, Z Gallerie, Millenia Crossing

Lighting placement is the key to adequately illuminating a specific area in the home, whether it’s a favorite chair for reading, the makeup vanity or the kitchen. And sleek, contemporary task lighting is the way to go to brighten up a space. Here are some cool lighting looks as suggested by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery lighting expert Melissa Kilgore.

KITCHEN
Sleek, contemporary track-lighting fixtures positioned over islands help give the kitchen a trendy look. Hampton Bay wave bar, $49.97, The Home Depot, Orlando

BEDROOM
A decorative bedside lamp can add a pop of color and enhance décor. Vintage lace lamp, $75, and Cobalt glass lamp, $50, from Pier 1 Imports, 5 area locations

LIVING ROOM
Next to a sofa or comfy chair, a floor lamp helps prevent eye strain while reading . Aqua glass floor lamp, $199, Pier 1 Imports, 5 area locations 

OFFICE
A desktop lamp illuminates your workspace  so you can focus on the details. Charleston desk lamp, $99.95, Z Gallerie, Millenia Crossing

BATHROOM
Overhead lighting at the sink and vanity helps you put your face on before heading out. Elk 3-Light Vanity, $115, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, Orlando

 

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