It’s a wonderful light: 14 graceful, pretty and grand ways to brighten up your home

Amelia Thorpe reveals the latest lights, sure to brighten any February gloom.

Branch out

Hand-carved with decorative motifs, the Rococo two-branch wall light is available in several colours and finishes, including Ivory, £1,630.
Beaumont & Fletcher — 020–7352 5594;

Bright light

The bright, powder-coated finish of this three-light Flat Ring chandelier is designed to add a splash of colour to any interior. It costs £1,558; 5ft 5in candle shades in matt-black card are £51 each.
Besselink & Jones — 020–7584 0343;

Traditional style

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The Wooden Hexagonal Pineapple lantern would make an eye-catching and traditional feature in any entrance hall. It costs £4,128 for small, shown in hand-finished mahogany and brass with a pineapple canopy.
Charles Edwards — 020–7736 8490;

Plant life

The Bamboo table light’s slender brass column represents its namesake. It costs £1,600, and can be made to any bespoke size.
Collier Webb — 020–7373 8888;

Classic find

Will Fisher of Jamb creates superbly crafted lights inspired by antique designs. The Atlas light, £5,658, has an opaline-effect glass dish held within a brass Greek Key frame, suspended from four chains.
Jamb — 020– 7730 2122;

Hot note

These candle shades in Burnt Orange Hunstanton velvet, £16.70 each, will add an uplifting accent of warm colour to a room, perfect for brightening the gloomiest of days.
Jim Lawrence — 01473 826685;

Pretty print

Designer Matilda Goad has created a range of scalloped lampshades exclusively for Liberty. Available in a range of playful colours, each is lined with a perky Liberty print. £160 for a small size.
Liberty — 020–7734 1234;

Rich colour

This smart desk or bedside table lamp is now available in bright Paprika and Loganberry, for a modern twist on an antique-style design. Grisewood lamp and shade, £175.
OKA — 0333 004 2042;

Pattern play

Interior designer Penny Morrison offers a joyous collection of lamp bases and patterned shades, made in England from screen-printed silks sourced in India. Spiral Silver Candlestick lamps, £252 each; 12in Scallop shades, £240 each.
Penny Morrison — 020–7384 2975;

Light lift

Another joyous piece, this Aurora table lamp in orange resin, £95, is topped with a 35cm Straight Empire gathered shade in mossy-green blockprinted cotton, £58.
Pooky — 020–7351 3003;

First glass

The Zelda Amber lamp is a ‘tour de force of virtuoso glass blowing’, made from molten-glass spheres on a blown body. £1,968, plus shade.
Porta Romana — 01420 23005;

Great glaze

Vaughan’s Avebury table lamp in crackle-glazed ceramic is now available in a timeless Stone colour. It costs £351.60, plus shade.
Vaughan — 020–7349 4600;

In style

The Edith wall light, £264 plus shade, comes in Indian Red, Ochre or Black, perfect for adding a touch of style.
Porta Romana — 01420 23005;

New use

These unique lamps are made from old glass bottles, covered with hand-woven patterns in multicoloured, recycled wire from mining communities in Hungary, and finished with dazzling African printed cotton shades. Bottle lamp and shade, £125.
Re-Found Objects — 01434 634567;

Counting up

The Abacus wall light in polished brass is a new addition to the Soane Britain portfolio of elegant fittings. It costs £1,100, plus shade.
Soane — 020–7730 6400;