Written by Hugh Metcalf

6 beautiful light switches to elevate your interiors

Swap out plain plastic switches for these decorative styles that will bring a touch of luxe to your home.

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The devil is in the detail when it comes to achieving a polished interior look, so consider every aspect down to the light switches and plug and upgrade white plastic casings for more thoughtful sockets and switches.

While you can find all kinds of styles available at your local DIY store, we’ve hunted out some retailers of particularly beautiful light switches, each with products to suit all kinds of interior styles.

Dowsing & Reynolds

TRIPLE DIMMER SWITCH Silver Gold

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Dowsing & Reynolds has a huge range of finishes and styles for its light switch hardware. From simple black and white to a selection of tarnished metal designs, each can be chosen with choice of toggle, flip or dimmer switch in a contrasting finish of your choice.

deVOL

deVOL Aged Brass Oval Toggle Switch in period property - shopping - goodhomesmagazine.com

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Luxury kitchen makers deVOL has just launched a new range of light switches and sockets to match its signature interior style. These oval toggle switches appear perfect for a period property that’s trying to recreate an authentic look.

Swtch

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For something a little bit more modern, we’ve had our eyes on these Swtch switches for some time. The chunky flip switch makes a bold statement, and the range of plywood bases available is a great detail to bring some colour to your space.

John Lewis & Partners

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The high street giant stocks Varilight brand switches, which includes a range of toggle styles for a more traditional style home.

The Conran Shop

Jungs Les Couleurs plug sockets light switches - shopping - goodhomesmagazine.com

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This design haven stocks Jung’s Les Couleurs switches and sockets – a colourful, retro-inspired style, but that also come with a hefty price tag.

Buster + Punch

white toggle buster punch light socket

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Premium design brand Buster + Punch has influenced a new generation of lighting hardware with its industrial style knurled detailing. As well as switches, it also sells dimmers, sockets and appliances switches in matching styles too.

 

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