50sroomGive your living space a new lease of life, revitalise your rooms, and wake-up your walls by selecting a stand-out signature vintage piece for your home. Tara Gardner finds five key pieces to inspire you and get the neighbours talking.

With modern-day spotlights and strip-lighting many of us often forget that lighting can really affect the mood and ambiance of a room. A vintage lamp can really brighten up your room and emit a gentle glow from within the room, rather than the overhead glare from ceiling lighting.

Find vintage lighting:

Retro on the Net has a great selection of varying priced lamps – simply type lamp into the search box

Try a selection of lamps from Planet Vintage Girl

Vintage Thirties Barbola lamp base

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