Ahoy There, Nautical Lighting Aboard! Posted on 5 Jul 00:00
In today's blog post, I will be looking at sea themes, in particular, nautical. The nautical look is very trendy at the moment - especially as we edge close to summer and we look forward to days out at the beach and holidays. Red, blue and white are the classic colours for the ultimate nautical look.
Colours associated with the nautical theme include:
The definition of "nautical" concerns navigation, sailors and the sea. So our mateys, lets have a look at the most coolest nautical lighting products that you can kit your home out with.
1. Anchor Table Lamp and Shade
This gorgeous white table lamp features a navy trim around the shade. The table lamp is bolstered by a matching navy anchor (made from wood) which has rope going around it for a more authentic feel. Get yours today at Lifestyle & Heritage Co. London for £36.
2. Anchor LED Signage Light
This is a fun one - and perfect for really making a statement in your sea-themed room. Looks great when off, and super when illuminated. The anchor light is constructed from metal for that rugged look. Get yours from Cult Furniture for £39.
3. The Search Light
Keep it simple but really classy with this Search Light. Featuring antique brass and a seeded glass shade, it gives off soft light. This ceiling light is from the 'Fisherman' range from Ocean Lighting for £80.64.
4. Sailboat Tea Light Holders (set of 3)
Add the finishing touch to your surface - whether a shelf, table or window sill, with these gorgeous Sailboat Tea Light Holders. With a flick of the candle, you can embark on your own voyage! Available from Tommy Bahama for £42.58.
Don't just restrict yourself to boats, think of shapes, textures and sea creatures to really create a unique lighting effect in your room. See below for some more inspiration. Remember 'think outside the boat'!
5. Fluid Glass Pendants
Our awesome friends, The Light Corp, designed these stunningly beautiful Czech glass pendants for a store in Nando's that was recently illuminated by our LED filaments, but can you imagine a small cluster of these pendants as the main statement light in your coastal room? Match them with white walls to show off the true beauty of the pendants.
6. Octopus Chandelier
Modern blacksmith, Daniel Hopper,created this awesome Octopus Chandelier for a client in California. From each of its 8 tentacles, a rustic light pendant hangs. Be inspired by his design and see if you can find a similar chandelier or if you are feeling creative, why not create one?
7. Seahorse Table Lamp
Incorporating nautical colours of blues, reds and whites, is this lovely seahorse table lamp. The seahorse has been crafted from crushed marble, polymer and lime and stands proudly on a blue cast resin base which looks like a crystal rock.
8. Mermaid Tiffany Lamp
Of course, no sea theme is complete without a mermaid! This stunner looks like it is made from pewter and features blue mosaic glass on the mermaid's tail. Available from Lyon Lighting at £27.54.
9. Striped Lighthouse
Perfect for a table is this lovely blue and white striped light house. Constructed from tin and measuring at 49cm, this large table lamp is going to stand out from the crowd. Get yours from Wayfair for £76.99.
10. Driftwood Cove Table Lamp
Bring sea life inside with this table lamp which features real driftwood! Handmade pebbles and a slate base complete the beach themed lamp. It is a real head turner and offers elegance to a room which may be heavily decorated in sea prints. Get yours from Buy The Sea for £175.
Got your own lighting inspiration for your sea themed room? Let us know by tweeting us and using hashtag #lightmytuesday