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15 Ways to Create Drama With Light Fixtures

Not only do lamps and light fixtures help set the mood of a space with their light, but they do the same with their appearance. Color, scale, repetition and composition are all important factors to consider when choosing light fixtures. Whether you are a traditionalist or a radical modernist, carve out your own personal space with some creative lighting choices. For guidance I’ve assembled some interesting fixtures that I think help accentuate and illuminate rooms in very provocative ways.
Sculptural focus. This origami-inspired lamp is a beautiful focal piece in this dining area.

Why it works: When the light is off, it looks like a sculpture floating in space. When the light is on, the undulating folds capture and disperse the light in very evocative ways.