Do you want your hallway to be a warm and welcoming space? If you're in the process of designing a hallway from scratch or want to make a few simple yet effective changes, it's important to think about hallway lighting ideas.
An easy and (often) affordable home renovation, lighting can make a significant impact on a hallway; both from a functional perspective and in terms of creating a welcoming atmosphere for those entering your home. With this in mind, we've gathered together a selection of the best lights for hallways, with a style to suit all.
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Creating a sense of flow right from the moment you step through the door is important, so when you’re looking at our selection of the best hallway lights, consider the style and layout of your home.
Large hallways and entrances can benefit from a statement feature such as the Globe Chandelier (opens in new tab) from Made (opens in new tab), while those with smaller hallways may want to consider smaller or simpler light fittings that still makes an impact as a design feature. We love the Havey Black And Copper Metal Easy-To-Fit Ceiling Shade from Habitat (opens in new tab).
With its stunning cascade design and 11 frosted glass orbs held together by a beautiful copper frame, this unique hallway light would make a striking addition to any contemporary home.
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Chandeliers make the perfect accompaniment to a beautiful staircase and none more so than this masterpiece from Endon Lighting. Bridging the gap between modern and traditional, this chandelier would make a welcome addition to a variety of homes. It features 24 lights which, collectively, emit an unimposing light.
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Elegant, modern and streamlined, this lampshade is perfect for anyone looking to harmonise a modern hallway. Blending black and copper metal, it works effectively as a focal point in grey scale and minimalist spaces. Easy to install, this metal ceiling shade doesn't require the assistance of an electrician.
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Smooth on the outside and dimpled on the inside, this mouth-blown lampshade is an authentic piece suitable for contemporary interiors. Its striking pink finish casts an atmospheric light throughout a space, while adding a splash of colour.
If you’re looking to make your hallway lighting even more of a feature, this shade is part of a stylish trio, with a contrasting geometric grey shape and a teardrop shaped light also available to purchase.
With its metallic nickel finish, this curved LED wall lamp is both modern and elegant. Thanks to its indirect lighting, it emits a soft glow which should add an element of warmth to your hallway. The expected life of an LED bulb is somewhere between 20,000 to 25,000 hours, meaning replacing it is something you won't need to worry about often.
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If you want to use lighting to make a feature but your hallway isn't large enough to justify a chandelier, this clever holographic ceiling light will certainly draw attention. By day it’s cool, white and chic but by night its beautiful holographic 3D starburst effect will bring your hallway to life. With plenty of five star reviews from happy customers, we don’t think this hallway light will disappoint.
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