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35 Industrial Lighting Ideas For Your Home


Industrial style is wildly popular! Find 35 industrial lighting ideas for your home here, featuring handmade solutions.

A lovely book-end industrial light fixture.

Welcome to our gallery featuring a wide array of incredible industrial lighting ideas for your home!

The basis of industrial design involves utilitarian surfaces, stripped back architecture, and salvaged objects. Industrial style has exploded in popularity over the past decade, mostly due to its affordability.

Industrial style can be based in DIY projects that take salvaged objects like wood, mason jars, and combine them with newer elements to create utilitarian objects that combine form with function.

An industrial style home is modest, honest, and inviting, and it reminds visitors of days long gone. Industrial design shares some elements with modern design; namely solid lines and the absence of access.

Flea market finds are important to industrial style rooms; don’t be afraid to repurpose items that others might see as junk. Wooden crates can be reinforced and become coffee tables, old lockers into storage, and old ladders into unique shelving.

Lighting is one of the most recognizable elements in any industrial style home. You may see individual pendant lights with enameled shades, or more commonly, aluminum bulb cages. You may also see steel or ribbed glass shades.

The above light fixture is decidedly industrial, and embodies the form and function element of industrial design, as it doubles as a bookend. You can learn more here.

While you can purchase these types of light fixtures at major retailers, it can be worth it to visit small retailers who can custom-make a light fixture exactly to your specifications.

We’ve assembled a gallery of fantastic industrial light fixtures from both large retailers and small retailers that we hope you’ll love!

1. Industrial Pipe Bar Chandelier by Farmstead Ironworks

This simple bar chandelier features four Edison bulbs attached to heavy industrial pipe and surrounded by open-bottom cages. The listing allows you to fully customize your light, so if you want a larger or smaller version, you can have it.

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Learn more here.

2. Reclaimed Barn Wood Chandelier by Urban Chandy

This beautiful chandelier is made with reclaimed barn wood, black antique replica cloth cords with mixed black, copper, and brass hardware. The light has 18 pendants with incandescent bulbs included.

This beautiful chandelier is made with reclaimed barn wood, black antique replica cloth cords with mixed black, copper, and brass hardware. The light has 18 pendants with incandescent bulbs included.

Source: Urban Chandy / Etsy

3. Industrial Pipe Lamp by Urban Industrial Craft

This unique table lamp is a great bedside lamp, and the Edison bulb means that the light won’t be searing without a lamp shade.  As each lamp is made special, every lamp will be unique. The lamp comes with a 60 watt Marconi filament Edison bulb.

This unique table lamp is a great bedside lamp, and the Edison bulb means that the light won't be searing without a lamp shade. As each lamp is made special, every lamp will be unique. The lamp comes with a 60 watt Marconi filament Edison bulb.

Learn more here.

4. Industrial Vanity Light with Edison Bulbs by West Ninth Village

This light is designed as a vanity light, but it can be used anywhere in the home. The black cages around each bulb may be removed. The bottom of the cage is open to facilitate easy bulb changes.

This light is designed as a vanity light, but it can be used anywhere in the home. The black cages around each bulb may be removed. The bottom of the cage is open to facilitate easy bulb changes.

Source: West Ninth Vintage / Etsy

5. Jim Beam Bottle Industrial Chandelier by NewWineOldBottles

This lengthy industrial chandelier re-purposes empty Jim Beam Bourbon bottles and was featured on the “Man Cave” show. The light gives off a warm ambient glow using low wattage bulbs. The light fixture can be customized with different bottles, so you can feature your favorite brand!

This lengthy industrial chandelier re-purposes empty Jim Beam Bourbon bottles and was featured on the "Man Cave" show. The light gives off a warm ambient glow using low wattage bulbs. The light fixture can be customized with different bottles, so you can feature your favorite brand!

Source: NewWineOldBottles / Etsy

6. The Jars of Light by Miller Lights

This mason jar wall sconce features three lights attached to the base. Buyers may customize the number of chain links if needed. The sconce uses 3 tubular 25 watt light bulbs, which perfectly fit the mason jars. The fixture is meant to be hard wired to the wall, with no visible wires, allowing for control with a light switch.

This mason jar wall sconce features three lights attached to the base. Buyers may customize the number of chain links if needed. The sconce uses 3 tubular 25 watt light bulbs, which perfectly fit the mason jars. The fixture is meant to be hard wired to the wall, with no visible wires, allowing for control with a light switch.

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7. Industrial Pipe Pendant Lamp by Urban Chandy

This piece features a number of extending pipes with globe lights attached. The light has twelve 25 watt bulbs, and can be customized to be larger or smaller depending on the space it is being purchased for. Each fixture is made to order in Brooklyn, NY and is made to be hardwired.

This piece features a number of extending pipes with globe lights attached. The light has twelve 25 watt bulbs, and can be customized to be larger or smaller depending on the space it is being purchased for. Each fixture is made to order in Brooklyn, NY and is made to be hardwired.

Source: Urban Chandy / Etsy

8. Industrial Hanging Bulb Ceiling Light by Union Hill Iron Works

This light includes the hanging bar as well as the hanging lights wound around the bar. All pendants are completely adjustable on their vintage pendant cords.

This light includes the hanging bar as well as the hanging lights wound around the bar. All pendants are completely adjustable on their vintage pendant cords.

Source: Union Hill Iron Works / Etsy

9. Brewers Industrial Vanity Light by NewWineOldBottles

This is the perfect way to add industrial flair to a bathroom! This piece is homemade, and buyers may pick out custom bottles from the seller’s wide array of vintage bottles. The faucet handle on the front is decorative in nature, but may be turned into a functional on-off switch upon request.

This is the perfect way to add industrial flair to a bathroom! This piece is homemade, and buyers may pick out custom bottles from the seller's wide array of vintage bottles. The faucet handle on the front is decorative in nature, but may be turned into a functional on-off switch upon request.

Source: NewWineOldBottles / Etsy

10. Industrial Hanging Lamp by Tesla Lamps

This hanging light features a brass dimmer knob on the socket and includes a 60 watt Edison light bulb and an extra-long 14 foot cloth cord.

This hanging light features a brass dimmer knob on the socket and includes a 60 watt Edison light bulb and an extra-long 14 foot cloth cord.

Source: Tesla Lamps / Etsy

11. 3-Bulb Industrial Table Lamp by Urban Industrial Craft

This handcrafted table lamp has three Edison bulbs and a base made from re-purposed wood. The antique sockets support a maximum of 60 watts. The lamp has an 8 foot cord with an on-off clicker.

This handcrafted table lamp has three Edison bulbs and a base made from re-purposed wood. The antique sockets support a maximum of 60 watts. The lamp has an 8 foot cord with an on-off clicker.

Learn more here.

12. Repurposed Pipe Light Installation by Urban Chandy

This enormous installation is a network of pipes and light bulbs that would look great in any retail store or in an office setting. The light will cover about 150 to 200 square feet, and utilizes 20 to 24 light bulbs.

The listing can be customized to any space and any specs.

This enormous installation is a network of pipes and light bulbs that would look great in any retail store or in an office setting. The light will cover about 150 to 200 square feet, and utilizes 20 to 24 light bulbs. The listing can be customized to any space and any specs.

Source: Urban Chandy / Etsy

13. Industrial Ceiling “Sputnik” Light by West Ninth Vintage

This unique light fixture has two layers of lights that form a star-like shape. Each of the lights is fitted with an Edison bulb. The light comes with a 12 inch pole to connect to the ceiling, but can be customized with a longer or shorter pole.

This unique light fixture has two layers of lights that form a star-like shape. Each of the lights is fitted with an Edison bulb. The light comes with a 12 inch pole to connect to the ceiling, but can be customized with a longer or shorter pole.

Source: West Ninth Vintage / Etsy

14. Industrial Metal Pulley Wall Light by Union Hill Iron Works

This unique wall light features an Edison bulb on a vintage cloth-covered cord draped over a vintage metal pulley. The light has a simple shade over the base of the bulb.

This unique wall light features an Edison bulb on a vintage cloth-covered cord draped over a vintage metal pulley. The light has a simple shade over the base of the bulb.

Source: Union Hill Iron Works / Etsy

15. Adjustable Industrial Floor Lamp by NewWineOldBottles

This tall floor lamp features Edison bulbs that give off a warm ambient light that is perfect to read by. The arms of the lamp are adjustable and the faucet handle is used to turn the lamp on and off. Each lamp is handcrafted and subject to small variations.

This tall floor lamp features Edison bulbs that give off a warm ambient light that is perfect to read by. The arms of the lamp are adjustable and the faucet handle is used to turn the lamp on and off. Each lamp is handcrafted and subject to small variations.

Source: NewWineOldBottles / Etsy

16. Repurposed Pipe Tiered Chandelier by Urban Chandy

This massive industrial chandelier has four tiers, so it’s suitable for a large space with massively tall ceilings. The fixture weighs about 30 pounds, and includes 57 bulbs, each one at 25 watts. For smaller spaces, the light can be scaled down to match, keeping the proportions of the original structure.

This massive industrial chandelier has four tiers, so it's suitable for a large space with massively tall ceilings. The fixture weighs about 30 pounds, and includes 57 bulbs, each one at 25 watts. For smaller spaces, the light can be scaled down to match, keeping the proportions of the original structure.

Source: Urban Chandy / Etsy

17. Industrial Pipe Lamp with Faucet Dimmer and Electric Outlet by Tesla Lamps

This twin-bulb model features a faucet dimmer switch and electrical outlets to enhance the functionality of this already stunning lamp. The piece includes two 60 watt light bulbs, and an 8 foot cloth-covered cord.

This twin-bulb model features a faucet dimmer switch and electrical outlets to enhance the functionality of this already stunning lamp. The piece includes two 60 watt light bulbs, and an 8 foot cloth-covered cord.

Source: Tesla Lamps / Etsy

18. Industrial Caged Mason Jar Light with Pipe Base by Hanor Manor

This unique light melds together several different styles, including farmhouse aesthetics and industrial style. The green glass mason jar adds a bit of color to a style that typically is monochromatic.

This unique light melds together several different styles, including farmhouse aesthetics and industrial style. The green glass mason jar adds a bit of color to a style that typically is monochromatic.

Source: Hanor Manor / Etsy

19. Industrial Wall Sconce with Dimmer Switch by Tesla Lamps

This simple wall sconce features a pipe lamp mounted on a walnut stained oak base. The listing includes a 60 watt Edison light bulb and an extra long 10 foot brown cloth-covered cord. Like all Tesla Lamps creations, it includes a faucet handle that can be used to dim the light.

This simple wall sconce features a pipe lamp mounted on a walnut stained oak base. The listing includes a 60 watt Edison light bulb and an extra long 10 foot brown cloth-covered cord. Like all Tesla Lamps creations, it includes a faucet handle that can be used to dim the light.

Source: Tesla Lamps / Etsy

20. Industrial Pipe Wall Light by West Ninth Vintage

This industrial wall light is flexible and will look great in any office, retail space, home, or as a ceiling light! The angles of the piece make it a perfect focal point for any room.

This industrial wall light is flexible and will look great in any office, retail space, home, or as a ceiling light! The angles of the piece make it a perfect focal point for any room.

Source: West Ninth Vintage / Etsy

21. Industrial Bookend Desk Lamp by Urban Industrial Craft

This is a unique take on an industrial table lamp, utilizing the pipes and stands to create a two-in-one lamp that serves as a spot to tuck a few well-loved books. The lamp is handcrafted in San Diego, California, and supports 60 watt Edison bulbs.

This is a unique take on an industrial table lamp, utilizing the pipes and stands to create a two-in-one lamp that serves as a spot to tuck a few well-loved books. The lamp is handcrafted in San Diego, California, and supports 60 watt Edison bulbs.

Learn more here.

22. Mosaic Industrial Chandelier by Urban Chandy

The mosaic wood base of this chandelier is made from reclaimed pine wood from New York, and is stained white, gray, brown, and red. The light has a total of 60 pendant lights fitted with copper hardware and copper trim. The light is available for hard wiring only.

The mosaic wood base of this chandelier is made from reclaimed pine wood from New York, and is stained white, gray, brown, and red. The light has a total of 60 pendant lights fitted with copper hardware and copper trim. The light is available for hard wiring only.

Source: Urban Chandy / Etsy

23. Reclaimed Wood Industrial Light by Union Hill Iron Works

This series of three lights is perfect for a bathroom vanity, featuring matching faucets, Edison bulbs, and black metal cages around the bulbs.

This series of three lights is perfect for a bathroom vanity, featuring matching faucets, Edison bulbs, and black metal cages around the bulbs.

Source: Union Hill Iron Works / Etsy

24. Industrial Table Lamp by Hanor Manor

This lovely industrial pipe table lamp is bronze and features an Edison style light bulb. The piece is made with heavy industrial pipes, and may be used as a table lamp or as a wall lamp.

This lovely industrial pipe table lamp is bronze and features an Edison style light bulb. The piece is made with heavy industrial pipes, and may be used as a table lamp or as a wall lamp.

Source: Hanor Manor / Etsy

25. Faucet Handle Dimmer Lamp by Tesla Lamps

This deluxe mason jar lamp stands 17 inches tall and features a heavy base and a mason jar bulb cover. The faucet handle acts as an on-off switch. Comes with two 25 watt bulbs.

This deluxe mason jar lamp stands 17 inches tall and features a heavy base and a mason jar bulb cover. The faucet handle acts as an on-off switch. Comes with two 25 watt bulbs.

Source: Tesla Lamps / Etsy

26. Barn Pulley Industrial Swag Light by West Ninth Vintage

This lovely light is made using an antique barn pulley and features Edison light bulbs and removable cages on the lights. Using the pulley, the lights may be adjusted to the desired length.

This lovely light is made using an antique barn pulley and features Edison light bulbs and removable cages on the lights. Using the pulley, the lights may be adjusted to the desired length.

Source: West Ninth Vintage / Etsy

27. Industrial Articulating Task Light by NewWineOldBottles

This elegant industrial task light will fit in a variety of rooms including bedrooms and home offices. The entire fixture is adjustable and features antique brass fittings. The bulb is dimmable, so you can get the best lighting.

This elegant industrial task light will fit in a variety of rooms including bedrooms and home offices. The entire fixture is adjustable and features antique brass fittings. The bulb is dimmable, so you can get the best lighting.

Source: NewWineOldBottles / Etsy

28. Industrial Farmhouse Mason Jar Bar Chandelier by Hanor Manor

This hanging bar chandelier features blue and green mason jars as the bulb covers. The piece is handcrafted using black pipe, and clear mason jars may be substituted for the colored jars. The light can also be made with or without the red faucet. The light will be hardwired into the wall for power, or it can be designed with a two-pronged plug for a wall outlet.

This hanging bar chandelier features blue and green mason jars as the bulb covers. The piece is handcrafted using black pipe, and clear mason jars may be substituted for the colored jars. The light can also be made with or without the red faucet. The light will be hardwired into the wall for power, or it can be designed with a two-pronged plug for a wall outlet.

Source: Hanor Manor / Etsy

29. Modern Industrial Kitchen Pendant Light by Union Hill Iron Works

This pendant light can be used on its own or in combination with other pendant lights to create a summarily industrial look in a kitchen, bathroom, basement, or in any other type of room! The light has a black shade on it that is connected to the pendant cord.

This pendant light can be used on its own or in combination with other pendant lights to create a summarily industrial look in a kitchen, bathroom, basement, or in any other type of room! The light has a black shade on it that is connected to the pendant cord.

Source: Union Hill Iron Works / Etsy

30. Modern Industrial Pendant Light Cluster by West Ninth Vintage

A flexible industrial light that will look great in nearly any room in your home. The wires used to hang the lights are cloth-covered, as vintage lights would have been. The cages on each of the lights may be removed if desired. The lights are pre-wired. A clip may be used to adjust each cord to the desired length.

A flexible industrial light that will look great in nearly any room in your home. The wires used to hang the lights are cloth-covered, as vintage lights would have been. The cages on each of the lights may be removed if desired. The lights are pre-wired. A clip may be used to adjust each cord to the desired length.

Source: West Ninth Vintage / Etsy

31. “Laurie” Industrial Chandelier by Hanor Manor

This lovely industrial chandelier has four twisted pipes fitted with caged Edison light bulbs. This piece works perfectly as a chandelier, dining room light,  or bedroom light. The light is flush mounted to the ceiling.

This lovely industrial chandelier has four twisted pipes fitted with caged Edison light bulbs. This piece works perfectly as a chandelier, dining room light, or bedroom light. The light is flush mounted to the ceiling.

Source: Hanor Manor / Etsy

32. Industrial Pipe Table Lamp with Dimmer Switch by Tesla Lamps

The faucet handle controls the dimmer switch on this lovely table lamp, which features a black cage and an Edison bulb. The listing includes a 60 watt light bulb that is rated at 3,000 hours.

The faucet handle controls the dimmer switch on this lovely table lamp, which features a black cage and an Edison bulb. The listing includes a 60 watt light bulb that is rated at 3,000 hours.

Source: Tesla Lamps / Etsy

33. Industrial Sconce by NewWineOldBottles

This simple vertical sconce uses pipe and an old beer bottle to create a unique industrial light fixture that will look great in any man cave or bar area. The rotating faucet handle turns the fixture on and off.

This simple vertical sconce uses pipe and an old beer bottle to create a unique industrial light fixture that will look great in any man cave or bar area. The rotating faucet handle turns the fixture on and off.

Source: NewWineOldBottles / Etsy

34. Caged Hanging Pendant Light by Union Hill Iron Works

This flexible hanging light is encaged within a rustic, seemingly flimsy wire cage. The light features an Edison bulb and hangs from a simple black pendant cord, which is a standard 3 feet long.

This flexible hanging light is encaged within a rustic, seemingly flimsy wire cage. The light features an Edison bulb and hangs from a simple black pendant cord, which is a standard 3 feet long.

Source: Union Hill Iron Works / Etsy

35. Industrial Island or Bar Light from Hanor Manor

This flush-mounted industrial light fixture is made with heavy industrial pipes and industrial light guard cages. This piece  can be customized in several different ways, from substituting galvanized pipes to swapping the light guards for cages. The bulbs are not included in the purchase of the light.

This flush-mounted industrial light fixture is made with heavy industrial pipes and industrial light guard cages. This piece can be customized in several different ways, from substituting galvanized pipes to swapping the light guards for cages. The bulbs are not included in the purchase of the light.

Source: Hanor Manor / Etsy

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