11 Edison Light Bulbs That Bring the Hipster Vibe Home

Old-world charm that fits the modern fixture.

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The appeal of the Edison light bulb is all in its display. The design emits less light than a regular bulb, making it better for creating a moody atmosphere. We picked 11 Edison-style light bulbs with stunning exposed filaments to give that vintage-era refinement to any room in your home.


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4 West Elm LED Straight Edison Bulb
West Elm



This 800 lumen LED light bulb has a 15,000-hour lifespan, and it's also compatible with dimmer switches, so you can brighten or darken a space as much as you choose. Its clear glass bulb houses an exposed-filament look to keep the antique-style, incandescent charm — just updated for modern, eco-conscious enjoyment.

5 KINGSO Vintage Edison Bulb 60W Incandescent Antique Dimmable Edison Light Bulbs (Two-Pack)



Hung from a single cord or plugged into a sconce, these globe-shaped bulbs give an industrial edge to the contemporary space. We also love seeing a cluster of these Edison light bulbs hung from different heights over a kitchen island to add intrigue.

6 CB2 Edison String Lights



These Edison-style string lights bring their moody glow to the outdoor area, great for hanging above a patio dining table for some extra al fresco ambiance. Just be careful as you put them up — users do say that the bulbs are quite fragile, though this set does come with extras.

7 Bulbrite 25W 120V A21 E26 Quad Loop Edison Bulb



Seeking an even more distinctive look? The spiral filament and smoky glass make these Edison light bulbs ideal for exposed fixtures. Land this quadruple loop and boost the vintage-era appeal in your home.

8 Globe Electric 60-Watt Incandescent S60 Vintage Squirrel Cage Edison Light Bulb (Three-Pack)
​Globe Electric



Outfit a trio of pendants with this retro-inspired set of bulbs that give a gorgeous decorative display. Its squirrel-cage filaments and vintage-inspired shape add a romantic feel, coupled with a soft and warm glow.

9 Schoolhouse Electric Radio Edison Light Bulb
​Schoolhouse Electric



Display this bare bulb in an area where your guests can admire its unique look. The smoke-colored glass housing the intricate shape of the glowing filament is not to be missed in a room full of curiosities.

10 Light In the Box Retro Vintage Industrial Incandescent Filament Edison Bulb
​Light In the Box



This top-rated Edison light bulb features super-fine, wispy filaments, it emits a soft, inviting glow, and it brings a chic, cafe-style vibe to your home bar or entertaining area.

11 Restoration Hardware Vintage Tube Spiral Filament Edison Bulb 40W
Restoration Hardware



No shade? No problem! Ideal for an exposed accent light or wall sconce, this stunning Edison light bulb gives that sought-after, darkly atmospheric look to the living room or study.

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