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I just finished a remodel of a teenage boy's bedroom and I wanted to share the process, including some industrial lighting ideas.
The request was for a simple space with clean lines and not too much color....a few maps....
....and could I please include the math formula PI to the 100th place.
Pi to the 100th place?
Done. Done....and oh wait....done.
Most of the room came from shopping the local farm store for galvanized metal bins....but the lighting? Industrial lighting ideas? I wasn't sure which direction to go for an industrial chic look. I wasn't sure what would say map meets Pi meets galvanized bins....
....meets midnight basketball games.
I finally chose this industrial cage nickel light.
I love the lines and the bulbs and the sheen and the patina and the shape and the exterior cage.
Here's a few more industrial ceiling light ideas I found along the way.
The lines of this wide ceiling bronze light fixture are so current....so hipster meets factory warehouse.
It also looks just like an atom. Perfect for a math room.
And the light bulb that comes with it?
If the Jetson's had a light fixture in their house....this would have been it.
This four light brushed nickel ceiling light from Muse is amazing.
It mimics the pattern on the mesh trash can and blends perfectly with the galvanized fixtures in the room.
And the four bulbs provide plenty of light for homework.
Here's a little different lighting option for a more traditional look with flair.
This fixture with its off-white shade and textured linen-look brings a simple classic lines to the room.
This fixture would transition easily from look to look and room to room and fits with so many different looks.
And here's one of my favorites.
This vintage style bronze ceiling light is perfection.
I love the combination of the cage and drum shade and how they work seamlessly together.
The room is finished and the president of the PI fan club is happy.
I love the look of the room and the desk and the orange beanbag chair combined with multiplication and a map of the world.
Now....it's time for style and function......to meet homework. :)
Photo credits: Thistlewood Farms
KariAnne writes the lifestyle blog, Thistlewood Farm from the back porch of her turn-of-the-century farmhouse in the beautiful rolling hills of Kentucky. Thistlewood Farm was awarded Country Living Decorating blog of the year as well as named one of the top 10 decorating blogs by Better Homes and Gardens. KariAnne loves to paint mismatched chairs, listen to the crickets singing in the back pasture, walk hand-in-hand with her knight-in-shining armor as the sun sets over the river and drink sweet tea with lime during a thunderstorm. And she has never met a decorating project she didn't like. Follow KariAnne on Google+