Lighting like the crystal table lamp by Qis Design has the ability to change the color of light from functional white to a warmer color to set the mood. But customizable lighting color doesn’t stop at warm or cool light. A spectrum of additional colors is often part of the package.
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.
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.
What functions will your lighting serve: Depending on the size of your room and what functions you perform in it will be a large determining factor for lighting. If you enjoy watching television in bed with your kids you may opt for ambient lighting overhead and table lamps on the adjacent end tables.
Lighting that looks like a flower or is made from seagrass and beautifully handcrafted has turned pendant lights into sculptural artisan finds that we love. Try looking in your favorite trendy home décor magazine pendant lights are now more for show than only producing light.
Here the lighting has a specific function. Large marble wall paneling is illuminated in the living room spots over the kitchen island hidden lighting and lamps hanging over the table. Multimedia is active and the speakers play classical music. Suitable for both expressive cooking and the family gathering around the table.