The 10 Best Edison Light Fixtures
This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in May of 2020. Whether you call them vintage, rustic, antique, or any of the many other names used to refer to this style of light, the difference between Edison fixtures and others is that they are specifically designed to showcase these old school bulbs. With so many options to choose from, we sorted through the available choices to find some of the best pieces for your home or business. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.
July 30, 2020:
Unlike simply placing a regular lamp somewhere and plugging it in, the installation of light fixtures can be very dangerous and should be taken seriously. If you are not a trained electrician and/or have no experience working with domestic electrical systems, we strongly urge you to get professional help when hardwiring anything in your household or elsewhere. No matter who installs any form of electrical fixture, it's always wise to use things like electricians’ gloves to remain insulated from electrical shock and voltage testers to confirm circuits are truly powered down.
As with other fashionable lamps designed to draw attention to the edison bulbs they hold, certain options on our list have little or no housing to shield their bulbs from accidental knocks. Models like the Permo Minimalist and Elibbren Sputnik are particularly exposed when wall-mounted within reach of passersby, so please remain mindful of their presence if you install them in busy areas like hallways and foyers. Better yet, you might avoid putting certain designs in some places at all, especially if you have rambunctious children who might play around them or even include them in their imaginative pursuits.
Shades of Light Surprisingly affordable considering the quality of the designs they offer, we would be seriously surprised if you couldn't find a fixture on this site that appeals to you and wouldn't break the bank. From designs that include found objects like driftwood and antlers, to boho beauties that sport beads and geometric patterns, their large collection can be filtered by color, style, finish, and more. In addition to their online store, they have several encouraging blogs that focus more on images than text, which goes a long way in the realm of interior design. shadesoflight.com
Alan Mizrahi Lighting Although they have showrooms all around the world, you can enjoy this online retailer's extensive inventory from the comfort of your own home. While you would probably want to click on their "Vintage" tab to find the sort of fixtures that do the best job of displaying Edison bulbs, you might be interested in the other categories they have like Art Deco, Murano, and Organic. Most of their options are very expensive, but it doesn't cost anything to take a look, and it might even give you some decorative ideas and inspiration. alanmizrahilighting.net