Bedroom lighting can range from basic to bold, and dimmed to dramatic. No matter what, lighting is a key player in your bedroom design. Whatever your style, these 40 rooms are all the inspiration you need for a uniquely-lit space to read, relax, and, of course, doze.
In this bright West Village townhouse, a frosted glass floor lamp illuminates the bedroom. The lamp matches the walls to give the illusion of a bigger space while minimizing clutter.
With the sleek white metal headboard, these bedside lamps go almost unnoticed. The industrial-style light is designed to illuminate the room in an extremely understated manner.
The antique style of this bedroom is highlighted with a branch-inspired golden tree lamp, uniting traditional style with a modern twist.
Install your bedside lamps into the headboard to create a sleek, no-fuss accent that saves space and blends in seamlessly.
In Cameron Diaz's West Village apartment, a luxurious master bedroom comes to life with a gilded ceiling, illuminated by a stone lamp in the center. The simple, flat design of the lamp provides an understated accent that puts the focus on the gold.
The bed, dresser, and side tables in the master bedroom of a Mexican home are by Roche Bobois; the Eames chair and ottoman are by , the bedside lights are by , and the wall is painted in Patagonia by .
In a minimal apartment, the neon wall sculpture in the master bedroom is by , and the platform bed, a custom design, is dressed with Belgian linens; the circa-1960 bedside tables are by , and the walls are sheathed in a wall finish.
This joyful bedroom designed for 's son in an East Hampton home features electrifying shades of blue from the walls to the bed and pendant. The zebra painting is by Andy Warhol.
Tucked into a tidy alcove in Steven Gambrel's Art Deco apartment, this custom bed is upholstered in a fabric, while the houndstooth pillows are in a fabric, and the 1950s sconces are by .
In designer Megan Winters' Chicago home, the bedroom features a hide rug by . The toile is by , the vintage chandelier is French, and the table lamps and wallcovering are by .
At their house in Marrakech, Samuel and Caitlin Dowe-Sandes's daughter’s room features a light fixture by Claire Norcross for Luminosity. The floor is paved in starburst floor tiles by their firm, Popham Design. The iron bed is a flea market find.
In a luxurious Palm Springs home, the bed in the master bedroom, which features task lamps attached to the headboard, came with the house. It is dressed in with a blanket and shams by . The painting is by and the wood screen and marble bedside tables are estate-sale finds.
In the master bedroom of a penthouse apartment on the French Riviera, the bed is flanked by palm tree sconces and topped with a mohair blanket from the French Alps. The 1950s English bedside table is mahogany, and the hand-painted wallpaper is 19th-century English.
In Andy Cohen's Greenwich Village apartment, the shades on the vintage Pierre Giraudon green-resin nightstand lamps from John Salibello match the Ralph Lauren Home wallpaper in the master bedroom. The bed is upholstered in a plaid by Paul Smith and dressed with .
In the master bedroom of designer Jean-Louis Deniot's Parisian apartment, the crystal lamps and bronze ceiling pendant are by designer Deniot. The leather rug is by Serge Lesage, the walls are in a custom color, and the portraits are from the 16th century through the 1960s.
In this French duplex, the bedroom’s chrome pendant light is a modern addition to this classic room. The cedar bed, knotted-rope furniture, and sculptures are by passionate collector Christian Astuguevieille.
The large hanging lantern in the bedroom of artist Anne Becker’s Manhattan apartment provides an additional light source to the room already flooded by light through the wood shutters by designer Gregory Bissonnette and stained-glass insets by Jacqueline Rusca. The suzani coverlet is from Sheherazade.
A crystal chandelier dangles above the bed inside an Italian castle. The Red Room’s bed and were made for the castle in the late 19th century, and the bedding is by Ralph Lauren Home.
In a Park Avenue apartment, the vintage bedside tables by Enrique Garcel are topped with lamps by Porta Romana. The custom-made bed is upholstered in a velvet by Dedar, and the chair is by the Campana Brothers. The hand-painted wallpaper is by Gracie, the curtains are of a silk linen by Christopher Hyland, and the rug is by ABC Carpet & Home.
The guest room in the poolhouse of this Bridgehampton farmhouse features an 11-candle chandelier adorned in justice roping. The bed is by John Himmel and is dressed in Schweitzer Linen bedding. The rug is Restoration Hardware, and a blue and white table lamp sits on top of the Swedish painted chest.
Amanda Seyfried’s dog, Finn, relaxes in the master bedroom of her Catskills home, where the pendant light is by &tradition, and the beadboard walls are painted in Ammonite by Farrow & Ball. The bed is by , the bench is from and the rug is from
The circa-1970 Mazzega ceiling light in the master bedroom of this Hudson River home was found at a Paris flea market. The bed is upholstered in an and dressed in and linens, the bedside tables are by , and the stool from is upholstered in a fabric.
In the master bedroom of this Los Angeles farmhouse, the light fixture made from vintage airplane trusses is from , the giltwood settee is Italian, the Swedish rug is from , and the flooring is walnut.
In the same house, the daughter’s room features a chandelier found on 1stdibs, and has an Italian shell bed from the owners’ former house in Europe. The mirrored side table is from
In this Paris home, the guest bedroom boasts two ornate chandeliers. The custom Turquerie-style sofa bed and canopy are covered in a hand-printed cotton that was also used on the walls.
In a NYC apartment, the guest room’s Roberto Rida lamp is from Bernd Goeckler and the curtains are of an Osborne & Little fabric. bed is upholstered in a fabric, the bench by is covered in a fabric, and the bedside table is by
In the master bedroom of an Upper West Side apartment, the room's white and gold pendant is reflected in the gilded mirror. A Hästens bed is dressed in linens by and , the circa-1970 side tables are by , and the lamp is by Taylor; the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Cinder Rose, and the photographs are by Marsha Lebedev Bernstein.
In a Brooklyn townhouse, the master bedroom’s light fixture is from West Elm and the sconces are by Serena & Lily. The bed by is upholstered in a fabric and topped with a vintage Moroccan blanket and a pillow from he painting is by and the walls are painted in .