35 unique wall lights that leave no wall unnoticed
Wall lighting can be as decorative as wall art on the side of the function. It is a great way to combine aesthetic pleasure and functionality. Modern wall lights can accommodate many different styles and uses. These unique wall lights will not disregard your vertical surfaces.
A modern interpretation of a classic lampshade is this wall sconce by Raco Ambient. Known yet slightly updated, it’s a perfect bedroom lamp.
It will not do much in a large living room, but indirect light makes it a great secondary lighting option.
Central Park is an even more beautiful lampshade, animated with a perforated pattern and a 3D butterfly decoration.
Perforations reinforce the lighting emanating from the lampshade in a decorative way, but it may be enough to serve as a unique night light in the bedroom or living area.
If you’re looking for something more contemporary, here’s Hi-Collar A by LZF.
The paper-thin wooden light takes the form of a collar, which points with its back to the room. The LED bulb provides a soft glow that underlines the beautiful texture of the wood.
Circles of light
Circular shapes are very popular in wall lighting, and some even make very special lamps.
Here is a Millelumen Shield Round wall sconce that transforms an inconspicuous spherical light into a design home décor with a simple detail.
The silver ring is remarkable because unlike many other designs, it does not follow the familiar path and fills the entire circle with light.
A ring of white LED light in a silver diameter of 80, 120 and 180 cm looks more than just another round light.
Millelumen, again, goes with something else to turn attractive, but predictable circles into a new exciting shadow.
Circles is a modern lamp that combines several small circles around a light bulb. This arrangement allows the light to spread gently around the wall, providing the backlighting effect.
You will find cork in many modern designs like these LED circular lights.
While the busy texture of the cork creates a dynamic look on the wall, the soft, yellow light emanating from the back of the lamp looks like a beautiful halo.
Geometric shapes are as trendy as ever. Design loves them because they are simple and stylish. Triangle wall sconce is proof of that.
Sharp wood frame looks particularly striking, as it contains pure white LED light, which forms a strong contrast between the two.
Wall lights, which serve as backlight, ensure that a hall, a staircase or a living room shine in style.
Circles work in any kind of space or design. It’s hard to miss if you choose any kind of circular wall sconces. Their versatility is eternal.
Nelly Straight may look like LED illuminated squares, but the lamp has a specific finish that makes it look very much like a pillow.
However, this interesting arrangement is not the only option as you can vary and change the position of differently shaped squares on the wall and even on the ceiling.
FC01 plays on a contrast of forms, all of which are included in a design. The whitish light, which outlines both the square and the free-formed circle, makes the lamp look more interesting than it seems when it is not illuminated.
Bright, funny and practical, a Muse lamp is everything a modern homeowner wants. It creates a cool accent and its elastic fabric cover is removable and washable.
Available in a variety of colors and literally rainbow colors, Muse deserves its inspirational name.
Nothing can compete with a well-designed wooden lamp. A modern wall light also works as a backlight and shows the best texture of the wood.
Tria Set 6 by Bover is a lamp that does not need light to design. It can easily be handed over as a wall art.
Just like FC01, Nebulite comes with a geometric layout, but this time it’s all about what’s in the middle.
Each lamp looks like a picture frame on a planet and its backlight system gives it extra functionality.
Another cork design comes in a second favorite geometric shape – a square. The principle is not different in this one either. It is the cork structure that sets the tone and seeks the lights as the glow comes from one of its sides.
Unique wall lighting designs are often complex and complicated. You can really benefit from it and make a focus of your space.
Opalflex or Veli Large Couture can be placed over the bed or in the bathroom instead of a Juju hat.
The Veli luminaire is a Red Dot Design Award-winning luminaire, which is based on modern textiles and uses their flexibility to the advantages of dispersion.
Just look how beautiful a pattern is on the wall. In addition, the intricate folds glow beautifully with the white LED light.
Bubbles may not look like a lamp, but they undermine expectations, so it works so well.
Available in various sizes, it can be positively ornamental or playful contemporary.
Lucky Lamp is a creation of an artist Albi Serfaty. It is a color-changing complex sphere that is laser cut from metal, sprayed with a clear polymer and operated with LED.
With the ever-changing
Unique wall lighting from original shapes
Cerf LED lights are the lights if you want your lights to be both playful and unexpected.
Shaped as various animals including owls and deer, Cerf uses specific design tricks to manipulate light to become an integral part of the lamp design.
Moonlight can sometimes be very helpful when navigating through dimly lit streets. So it is not surprising that it is an inspiration for a wall lamp.
This special design attempts to emulate the unevenness of the illuminated surface of the moon by using a special material called nebulite, which consists of resin and glass fibers. We could swear it was a paper moon.
It may not be the original form of all, but it sure looks fresh when it comes lit up on the wall.
Under the Bolt Sconce enough light goes out to make it look, if it’s not real, then at least very cool and unexpected.
You can see Eden lights were made for decoration first and lighting second. Still, they do their job, and you can maximize the lighting with an array of two or more.
Unique wall lighting in modern designs
Modern lighting can be very jewelry-like, but there are alternatives if you are looking for something different.
Here’s a pin, an adjustable wall lamp that looks like part of a complex machine.
Modern designs can also look sweet as these hand blown glass Nuvola clouds. A natural-looking shape makes it a perfect nursery or nursery supplement.
Also available in table and ceiling versions, Nuvola could really create a sense of heaven in a home.
If sweet and soft is not your style, here is a metal halo check light that looks smart and stylish without too much direct lighting.
Designed to work in dark, color-coordinated interiors, it’s like a perfectly ironed cuff peeking out from the gray suit sleeves.
Finally, this ornamental wall lamp will make some heads turn as you add style points to your living room. Trendy copper finish makes it virtually a buy-light.
Sophisticated wall lights
If you thought you would not find subtlety in the modern sconce market, here are some examples that will convince you of others.
Italamp chips are cool, modern yet elegant bedroom wall sconces.
The Fly takes the spherical wall lighting to another level with oval perforations and a stylish black center.
It may look playful and even retro, but it’s still modest enough to keep a chic look.
Egida looks so tiny on the edges, it seems like it’s falling apart in your hands. Looks like a mirror and a fantastic ceiling pendant in one, it’s a nice addition to an ultra modern bathroom or bedroom.
Unique wall lighting systems
When it comes to unique wall lighting, it’s hard to compete with systems that can illuminate entire walls.
Here Isomis endeavors to bring light into the contemporary home in an unusual but very attractive way. Imagine a whole corridor full of such walls.
Then there are smaller systems that leave an unrivaled impression in the interior. Sierra wall lights may look like glowing crumpled paper, but some of them take over the decor initiative and make your wall a feature.
Vibia thinks that the best wall lighting system manipulates the light, and they are not wrong. This set makes a lampshade superfluous.
Arranged at different angles, these light-flooded squares and rectangles are a play of light and shadow.
Nanoleaf Aurora is a modular, intelligent lighting system that can not only take different forms, but also change the light colors according to your preferred settings.
Steer it through an app or Siri’s voice and choose any light color or plan that best suits your mood.
Following the same principle as Vibia’s, Laysilon Olev is a more organized system that creates a special pattern of light and shadow on your wall.
Unique wall lighting is very easy to decorate with. Just choose an optimal place for your desired lamp and do not forget to pay attention to it, which deserves it. In most cases, it is not necessary to supplement it with a gallery or other wall art.