NEW: 5 Ikea lighting buys to give your living room an instant glow up

Want to give your living room a quick update? Ikea lighting is the place to start...

Ikea lighting
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After a mood-enhancing, room-improving accessory? This time of year, lighting is the way to go – and Ikea lighting is having a... er... lightbulb moment. Yup, there are plenty of lovely new pieces in the range that will transform your rooms fast (and a few golden oldies that really mustn't be missed). 

We're talking clean-cut table lamps and gorgeous statement pendant lighting. Oh, and of course the Sonos/Ikea collaboration table lamp that's simply brilliant. 

Keep scrolling to see our favourite finds from the range. If you need any more advice or inspiration, head to our living room ideas feature. 

1. Create a focal point with a fluffy feature pendant light

Ikea fluffy pendant lighting

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Just LOOK at this gorgeous, cute and fluffy pendant light! It's the perfect way to revamp a tired space or add a bit of life and character to a room. Making a statement while adding texture and softening a room, this oversized pendant light is the ultimate feature lighting solution. Hang it in the living room – but we love it in the bedroom, too.

VINDKAST, £25 (opens in new tab)

2. Working from home? This table lamp is a wireless charger, too

Ikea white wireless table lamp

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You can't really go wrong with this light, especially for a student or a living room home office. The WFH lifestyle has well and truly taken over in 2020 and one thing has become clear... we need to stock up our home offices. What's more, if space is at a premium at home, this two-in-one purchase could be the best buy you bag all year. We love the white and natural wood colour scheme for its Nordic aesthetic. 

RIGGAD Lamp, £60 (opens in new tab)

3. Buy a Sonos x Ikea WiFi speaker lamp to save space

Ikea Sonos lamp

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Everyone is obsessed with this Sonos lamp and we seriously don't blame them. This is the ultimate buy for a tech junkie who can't get enough of multi-purpose, super-efficient home accessories. Not only does it look super cool and contemporary, it also has a built in WiFi speaker that will fill an entire room. This lighting solution is a buy you definitely won't regret. An all-round fab buy. 

SYMFONISK, £150 (opens in new tab)

4. Light-starved living room? Choose a contemporary light panel

Ikea light panel

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This is such a sleek and cool idea that will work perfectly with any interiors that want to champion a clean, modern look. This light panel will bring light to even the darkest of spaces and comes with a dimmer so you can set the mood that you fancy. You can also connect multiple panels and control the whole system via your smartphone or remote. 

FLOALT, £65 (opens in new tab)

5. Cute country bedside lighting? We'd put it in the living room, too

Ikea white birdcage table lamp

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This is a gorgeous table lamp with its white finish and cute country/birdcage design that screams shabby chic. This is the ultimate buy for interiors that are looking for a cosy, countryside touch or to achieve that fairy woodland vibe that children are so fond of. What's more, the lighting is warm and dimmed, so it's the perfect bedside companion – or for relaxing, low lighting in the living room. Relaxing and lovely. 

SOLSKUR, £19 (opens in new tab)

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Niamh Quinn

Niamh is a freelance journalist and the Head of Content at Raft Furniture. She is obsessed with all things interior design, with a particular focus on sustainability and city-dweller style. The wooden floorboards and built-in bookcase in Niamh’s rented North London home occupy her daydreams between writing, and after work, she has a knack for finding cheap plane tickets.