One of the most daunting tasks in a bathroom remodel is choosing the lighting; it's dismaying how few good choices exist. We've covered modern fixtures in the past (10 Easy Pieces: Mod Bath Sconces); now we turn our attention to retro/industrial choices.
Below: The Barn Light Sconce; $119 at Barn Light Electric, an admirable outfit that sells US-made, commercial-grade lighting.
Below: Hector Switch Wall Light, from UK company Original BTC, in porcelain and ceramic; $175 at Conran.
Below: Designed by Michael Amato, the Punch Light Fixture features polished nickel with bronze accents; $400 at Urban Electric Company.
Below: Porcelain Shield Sconce; $265 from Urban Archaeology
Below: Hi-Lite galvanized metal Austin Sconce; $94 at Barn Light Electric.
Below: The classic Martin fixture is available in white or black porcelain; $75 at Schoolhouse Electric.
Below: Restoration Hardware offers the simple Carlyle Sconce, in polished nickel, for $24.99.
Below: The classic Marion turnkey socket wall bracket; Old Brass finish is $132 at Rejuvenation (also available in a range of finishes and with a choice of shades).
Below: The Mini Wall Mount Sconce from American Nail Plate Lighting; $161 at Lighting Universe (also available in a variety of colors and finishes).
Below: We have an unexplained affinity for the Anodized Aluminum Mast Light; $175 at Marston & Langinger.