Go for bold with a Statement Light

Light up your home with a ceiling light with seriouswow-factor.Whether your design is muted and pared back, or boldly patterned maximalist, choosing a large light fixture makes one hell of a statement.

Karman is aquirky Italian brand famous for its dramatic lighting. New for 2018 is the Ceraunavolta swinging lamp in summery Tiffany blue(above and below).

According to the recent eporta and WGSN 2018 / 2019 trend report, dramatic lights are one of the biggest must-haves of the moment.

The report found glamorous pendants are the most searched for lighting, usurpingchandeliersfor the first time.

The Fontana arte Pinecone suspension light (above) has an Art Deco feel and adds timeless elegance to any space.

(Image credit: Paul Massey)

Paul Massey

An otherwise simple kitchen design is brought to life by this modern, transparent light by Lindsey Adelman.

This chic urban homeuses a commanding light from Talisman London to mirror the arched shape of the window.

Even if the ceiling height isn't huge, don't be afraid to use a large light fitting. This Där Lighting stunner spreads out wide rather than hanging low.

Or go for a playful feel, with this suspension light bySherwood &Robin. Squirrelsrain down from above to chase nuts that house warm glowing lights in this magical, quirky design.

Emma Ledger is not only an esteemed lifestyle journalist but is also an illustrator. Her words appear in publications such as Livingetc, The Independent, The Mirror, The Sun and Fabulous magazine, while her drawings have made it onto maps and cards. She is also a mentor at Centrepoint.