These fixtures are subtle and can be directional and can be connected to dimmer switches to give a range of light from subtly dim to full brightness to illuminate an entire room.
Your bedroom is the one place in the house that the ambiance is not about your guests but about the inhabitant. Bedrooms are personal and we love them to be dramatic romantic modern or a little bit crazy! Whichever is your design style; lighting can set the mood and transform your space instantly once the sun goes down.
Inside your home use multiple light sources for one space: For rooms like the kitchen bedrooms and living spaces multiple light sources will help you achieve a variety of functions and activities in that space. In the kitchen under counter lights can provide great task lighting.
The Messe Frankfurt Light+Building show in Germany is the event where retailers designers and architects go to view what’s next in the lighting design world. The Trend Forum at the show forecast that one of the next trends for the home will be lighting “infused with allusions of nature: in organic forms in the spectrum of natural colors and the world of bud leaf and plant motifs.” Lighting inspired by nature softens the feel of cold contemporary or bare spaces by adding softer lines and an organic feel to the room.
One of the lighting trends for 2016 is Lamps Plus’ “upgraded industrial”. According to a company press release “the warehouse-inspired-movement-cum-mainstream design staple is seeing a bit of refinement.” Look for modern industrial lighting featuring rich tones and alternative metals. Don’t be afraid to invest in the industrial trend either the look is here to stay for the next few years.
A dark bathroom needs reflectance: Think again if you’re thinking that dark colors don’t belong in the bathroom. Pendant lighting over the vanity wall sconces and recessed lighting can brighten the space beautifully. Opt for reflective dark materials instead of matte-finished ones to emphasize the light.