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10 Easy Pieces: Glamorous Light Switches/Plate Covers

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 10, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Dec 09, 2015

Shouldn't your light switches be as glamorous as the fixtures they turn on? We think so. Here are 10 switches and covers in gold, brass, bronze, leather, and more. Above: From Oji Masanori and Yoshiki Yamazaki,  Brass Switch Plates are available through Matureware and can be customized by the number of switches and engraved. For more, see our post Architectural Hardware from a Japanese Artisan . Above: The  Neva Switch Panel  has a single, stealth push button and is available in 12 different finishes (shown in bronze) through Luxonov. Contact for pricing and more information. Above: Some of our favorite switches come from French company Meljac (see  Beautiful Basics: The Brass Light Switch and More by Meljac ). Shown is the  3 Push Buttons Classique  from the LVL-USA line in Bronze Medaille finish. Contact Meljac for more information. Above: From hardware company Nanz, the  No. 9810LT2 Switch Plate , shown in Light Pewter, is available in Nanz's plated and patinated finishes. It's also available in a variety of switch options. Contact Nanz for pricing and availability. Above: The  1 V&V + 1 Push Button , shown here in Argent Patiné, is also from Meljac and available through LVL-USA. Above: A Baroque option from Maison J. Vervloet-Faes for E.R. Butler & Co. is the  Vervloet Cat. No. 741 Switch Plate . Contact E.R. Butler & Co. for more information. Above: Luxonov's  Sydney Switch Panel  is a customizable panel available in 12 different finishes (shown here in brushed brass). Contact Luxonov for pricing and more information. Above: Legrand's new  Adorne Leather Wall Plate  is finished with black leather; $53.78 each at YLighting. Above: The  Solid Bronze Single Switchplate  is $18.99 at Van Dyke's Restorers. Above: Japanese architect Uno Tomoaki designs Brass Electrical and Switch Plates (electrical outlets shown here). Contact Uno for more information. Above: From German company Jung, the  LS 990 European Flat Switch  is made of 24 karat gold. Contact Jung for more information. Above: Meljac's 1 Push Button Ellipse Duo Switch Plate in a copper patina finish is available through LVL-USA. For more ways to discover beautiful hardware, see our posts: 10 Favorites: Architectural Hardware as House Jewelry 10 Easy Pieces: Brass Cabinet Knobs 7 Sources for American-Made Hardware More Stories from Remodelista 5 Quick Fixes: Elevating the Napkin, Thanksgiving Edition DIY: New England Spatter-Painted Floors 10 Easy Pieces: Problem-Solving Electrical Outlets/Covers






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