Lighting for Queenslander Homes: What Works? March 27 2015, 0 Comments

Queenslander homes are well-loved for their historical character, expansive verandahs and decorative timberwork. So much that they are still newly built, either in a traditional or contemporary style. The biggest demand seems to be for old Queenslander homes. Many people want to renovate these charming abodes with love and care. Whether you’re constructing a new or renovating an old Queenslander, it’s important to get the design right if you truly want to do it justice. If you’re looking for some Queenslander interior design ideas, we can help you get started with the lighting. The following lights have a fitting vintage and historical feel to them. Have a look and let us know what you think!


Schoolhouse Lights

Lights: Beehive, $100.00; Flinders, $110.00; Yarra, $190.00

Schoolhouse pendant lights were at its height in the same era as Queenslander Homes. These timeless classics could be found in libraries, schools and courthouses in the 1920s. These reproductions are a classy and worthy companion for your historical home. View our whole schoolhouse pendants collection.


Decorative Glass Lights

Lights: Deco Glass, $155.00; Glass Shade Pendant, $119.00; Ridged Glass Ball, $100.00

Like the timberwork in Queenslander homes, the glass in these vintage style pendant lights is decorated modestly but stylishly. A fitting continuation of the house’s character and style.


Metal & bronze Lights


Lights: Gooseneck Wall Light, $150.00; Wire Basket Light, $95.00, Mews Wall Light, $130.00

With their elegantly simple design, these lights are a beautiful nod to the past. Whether they greet guests hung outdoor or light the way inside, these metal and bronze lights are a stylish must-have for Queenslander homes.

These are a few examples of lighting that suits Queenslander homes. We hope you found these Queenslander interior design ideas useful! What do you think of them? Let us know in the comments below.


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