Using Edison Light Bulbs In Nostalgic Interior Designs

Although historians now agree that Thomas Edison didn’t actually invent the light bulb but rather just patented it, he remains an important figure that will forever be associated with the incandescent light bulb. Today, the light bulb is more than just a source of light inside our homes. It’s also an instrument of interior design.

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Light fixtures that let the light bulb stand out and be visible instead of hiding it are quite interesting. They’re particularly spectacular when used to add an industrial element to a décor.

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Edison’t lightbulb had a very specific shape and design, as the patent reveals. With time that has changed and there are now numerous different designs for this simple object.{found on kimberlypeck}.

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Emphasize the beautiful glow of the light bulbs by putting them in clusters to form a chandelier or simply an impressive and eye-catching light fixture for the living space.{found on trulinea}.

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Transparent pendant light shades allow the light bulb to become part of the light fixture’s design. But that means they also have to offer a pleasant light so not all types of light bulbs are suitable.

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In the kitchen, where there’s always need for plenty of light, whether natural or artificial, such designs are really great options. Their transparency helps keep the kitchen bright and functional.{found on tricklecreekhomes}.

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Transparency is also important in the bedroom. But keep in mind that the ambiance here needs to be relaxing and pleasant so choose the light bulbs carefully.

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The light bulbs on the chandelier almost look like candles. Their warm glow makes them suitable in such large numbers and works well in a social setting.

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This type of droplets of light designed as pendant lights are often used in dining rooms. They’re hanging above the table and create a pleasant and enjoyable ambiance.{found on meritagehomes}.

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Here’s a similar idea but featuring cord pendant lights. It may seem like they’re all tangled up but actually that’s a pretty well-thought design.{found on bernardandre}.

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When perfectly aligned, they make the room look very clean and organized. It’s why they’re such great options for the kitchen, especially when they stand out in a bright and simple décor.

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There are all sorts of ways to make a light bulb stand out, even if it’s such a basic item these days. For example, take a look at this cast iron pulley lamp and how interesting it is.Available for $99.

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Or how about a light fixtures that uses live edge wood and these Edison light bulbs? That’s an interesting combination. This is something you can either build yourself or find in stored if you’re lucky.Available for $220.

Where you can find Edison light bulbs!

Having trouble finding these nostalgic Edison light bulbs? Don’t worry, we know exactly where you can find them. Use them to invite antique beauty into your home. Sources one and two.