19 top tips and tricks for inviting bedroom lighting

Bedrooms are busy places. Sure, we use them to sleep in – but they’re also places where we relax and where we read, where we spend time with our partners, where we get glammed up for going out, suited up for social whirls and in or out of our everyday clothes. That means before you dive in and start ordering from our best bedside lamps, it’s worth taking a moment to consider exactly what you need and how it might work in the space. 

The best bedroom lighting is a mix of mood lighting and lighting for getting things done: lights to get dressed to, or lights to apply make-up in front of, or lights to create an atmosphere. So how do you get lights to do all that? We have some suggestions…

Do: think soft