It’s safe to say that the resurgence of brass is definitely a trend in interior design, but it’s proving to be one that has longevity. The material’s versatility as a decor element is undeniable — brass can range in shades and intensity (some shiny, some more on the matte side), making it the perfect complement to myriad styles. From vintage to ultra-modern spaces, brass takes on a new personality based on the shape in which it’s executed.
Today we’re focusing on brass lighting, as it has a more timeless quality about it than plumbing fixtures. Since light fixtures can be an investment depending on size and era, if you’re wanting to try your hand at this popular yet trusted style, lighting is typically the safest bet. These 13 rooms showcasing brass light fixtures run the gamut of design style: vintage, eclectic, minimal or modern, they all wear brass lighting beautifully. —Kelli
Image above: In Cleveland, OH, a brass pendant light from Anthropologie is a fresh, eye-catching accessory in a room adorned with vintage wares and textiles. The warm tone of the metal ties in seamlessly with a traditionally vintage/retro color palette.