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Cool Girls Everywhere Are Losing It Over This Iconic DГ©cor Trend-It's $5 at IKEA


Alexandra Ribar ; DESIGN: Leanne Ford

We never thought we'd say it, but after a seriously steaming hot summer, the MyDomaine team is desperate for a cool change. The thought of warm wooly throws and cozy candlelit nightsВ has us all falling for the new season ahead.В And to help cast a warm glow on a moodier season, there's one iconic dГ©cor trend all the cool girls are buying up: the paper lantern. It's part of theВ NYC dГ©cor capsule.

The original creator of these handmade paper light sculptures wasВ Isamu Noguchi inВ 1951, and they've been revered (and copied) ever since. Our home dГ©cor editor signaledВ a resurgence in herВ fall/winter 2018 trend report,В but we've beenВ tracking its rise for a while now. Interior designer and HGTV star Leanne Ford has featured the classic lighting in several homes, including in the dining room of thisВ midcentury modern oasisВ andВ as anВ art installation for the indoor pool of this Pittsburgh home.

But we're now seeing new fabric iterations of the trend in lovelyВ pastel colors and oval shapes. Get ready for more. Besides, after exposed bulbs exploded in popularity with theВ industrial design boom (sorry,В Edison, you're out), we're more than ready for a change. So take your pick from some of our favorites below, including a $5 bargain from IKEA.

IKEA Regolit Pendant Lamp Shade $5Shop

This has all the texture and design you'd want for just $5. The price and quality can't be beat.

IKEA Solvinden Solar-Powered Pendant Lamp $10Shop

If you want a pendant lamp with a little more flare, this classic beauty will take you there.

IKEA IKEA Regolit Floor Lamp $13Shop

For those who are renting and can't install a pendant lamp or just want to light up a dark corner with a soft glow, then thisВ floor lamp will do the trick. It's also powered by LED, so it's energy efficient too.

IKEA Regolit Floor Lamp With LED bulb $60Shop

This combination of the iconic arc shape with the paper lantern pendant is too pretty for words.

IKEA Solleftea Pendant Lamp Shade $6Shop

The shape is slightly more squashed and the paper has small holes that really play with the light when it's switched on.В It's just as pretty on as it is off.

Alexandra Ribar ; DESIGN: Leanne Ford IKEA Solleftea Floor Lamp With LED Bulb $25ShopNoguchi Akari Lamp $1325Shop

The original and the best.

George Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp $395Shop

George Nelson is another famous designerВ who created a paper-like fabric for his sculptural lantern lights. According to Design Within Reach,В his first Bubble Lamp in 1952 was created by "spinning a skeleton of steel wires on a turntable and shooting it with translucent plastic until it was covered in a smooth, washable film."В

Suki Floor Lantern $83Shop

Who can resist the soft glow of this pretty floor lantern?

Elizabeth Roberts George Nelson Cigar Pendant Lamp $395 $295Shop

If you're not a fan of the round shape, opt for a cigar-shaped pendant like this. They look good when hung in pairs or triplets.

Noguchi Table Lamp $105Shop

If you're after something out of the ordinary, the original Akari light sculptures are pretty accents on a side table or console.

Lite Source Deion Brushed Nickel Arc Floor Lamp $145Shop

We love the pretty arched shape of this minimal floor lamp style.

Shigeru Uchida Paper Moon Saucer Table Lamp $120Shop

We can't resist a light that doubles as an art installation.

Space Exploration Anderssen & Voll Lantern Pendant Light $295Shop

If you prefer something petite in size, then Anderson & VollВ has several sizes to suit your space. This one is the smallest of the collection and it's perfect for a studio apartment.

Made By Hand Knit-Wit Round Pendant $751Shop

If you're looking to brighten up your space, then opt for a mauveВ hue.

&Tradition Formakami Pendant Collection $329Shop

For a modern twist, opt for these stunning designs byВ Jaime Hayon with a stained oak trim.

Anderssen & Voll Lantern Table Lamp $400Shop

For a simplistic take on the paper lantern, opt for this sleek table lamp.

Made By Hand Knit-Wit High Oval Pendant 1186 $1186

We saved the best to last. This soft pink lantern is seriously dreamy.