Bathroom Lighting Design Ideas

Written by: Erica Spangler

Design Specialist
Let us help you think outside the box with your bathroom lighting plans

Small changes can have a big impact on your space

Tip #1: Illuminate your vanity to match today's style.


Choose wall sconces for either side of a mirror

Bathroom Sconce

Progress Lighting

Replace the Hollywood look with a bath bar

2 Light Bath Bar

Access Lighting

Consider a multi-light pendant over your vanity

Multi-light Pendant



Incorporate a chandelier over your bathtub

Mini Chandelier

Kichler Lighting


Tip #2:
Get creative with recessed lighting from over the shower to decorative beauty drops

Tip #3:
Dimmer lighting requires brighter paint

Find other ways to enhance limited light fixtures by painting walls lighter or pairing next to a mirror.

Tip #4: 
Not much room for bathroom lighting? A combination bathroom fan / light can help


Tip #5:
Consider a table lamp for your dressing table

Mercury Base Lamp

Currey and Company


Polished Nickel Lamp

George Kovacs



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Step out of your comfort zone and step up your lighting experience in your bathroom. Break old boundaries by removing Hollywood lights or by adding a chandelier to dress up your decor options.