10 Easy Pieces: Glamorous Light Switches/Plate Covers

December 09, 2015 10:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

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.

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