The right lighting can set the tone of a room. When designing the interior of your home, you might be wracking your brains trying to decide between chandeliers and floor-lamps. But have you given thought to a vintage lantern? Lanterns are an eye-catching way to make your home shine. If you love lanterns and need some style inspiration, take a look at these gorgeous interiors that use vintage lanterns to bring style to the home.
This warm and inviting restaurant interior is eye-catching for a number of reasons. The rustic architecture paired with feminine bistro chairs and bright paintings make this room unforgettable. And the giant lantern hanging above the dining area is spectacular and stylish.
For a more delicate look, fill a few metal lanterns with candles and decorative objects and pair them with Louis XV furniture pieces, like this cozy white armchair. The lanterns in this interior serve a decorative rather than functional purpose and are complemented by a glittering antique chandelier.
The earth-toned vintage lantern, side table, and bench in this gorgeous dining room contrast the rich colors of the rug and vintage paintings. This combination is perfect for free-spirited vintage lovers.
Swedish interiors are well-loved for their clean looks and delicate charm. If you’re looking to add a lantern to a Swedish interior, display it on a small side table next to a vase or other decorative objects. The resulting look is feminine and cozy.
This spectacular Hollywood Regency-inspired interior was decorated by the talented Martyn Lawrence Bullard. The globe lanterns, regal wall mirror, and sprawling rug stand out in this grand living room.
This interior is bright and cheerful with cherry red textiles, a gorgeous wall mirror, and charming prints decorating the wall. The vintage lantern hanging above the dining table gives the room a quaint finishing touch.
Lanterns and libraries go hand-in-hand. All you need is a tall cabinet to store your antique books, a writing desk, and a couple of vintage picture frames to bring this look to life in your home library.