Standout Switch Plates
"Small they may be, but these covers are an easy way to add some decorative zing to any room."
Switch plates work round the clock to hide the electrical connections that keep our light fixtures glowing and appliances humming. But just because they’re practical doesn’t mean you have to stick with boring builder-grade plastic covers. Turning this otherwise overlooked detail into a decorative accent is as easy as choosing a favorite one, swapping it in, and tightening the set screws. From simple turn-of-the-century bronze and brass reproductions to hammered or etched pewter and copper designs, the 17 single-toggle options shown here provide a touch of luxury for every budget. Victorian Floral switch plate featured, bottom left.