Top 5 Timeless Lighting Design Trends

Mood-boosting, Minimalistic and Multi-functional—Light Fixtures and Bright Ideas

 

Five Lighting Trends to Embrace

 

2 in 1: Lamps and light fixtures that multitask:  Lamp tables are back in bold new designs.  Light fixtures are providing outstanding illuminating effects, while serving as artistic centerpieces in home décor schemes.  People are scaling back on items that simply look good and take up space; they also want decorative items that are useful and durable.

 

Best new products:

 

Adesso lamp table, torchiere and adjustable light offers excellent ambient and task illumination, while serving as a convenient accent table.

4034-22 Concierge lamp table and torchiere from Adesso

 

Adesso ‘s “Wright” floor lamp in a Black Walnut finish with a Natural Silk shade provides ambient illumination along with three shelves of storage or display space.

3138-01 Wright Floor Lamp with Shelving
Minka-Aire’s  “Cirque” ceiling fan is an artistic centerpiece that provides energy-saving illumination and superb air-circulating comfort.

f596-bn Minka-Aire Cirque fan provides light and artistry

This clamp-on lamp from Lite Source serves as a magnifying glass surrounded by superb task light.

lsm-198blk light:magifier from Lite Source
Lighted pot racks from Artcraft Lighting provide splendid illumination with decorative hooks to conveniently store cookware.

ac1498aw Artcraft pot rack

 

 

Organic Minimalism: Conservation goes along with compactness.  Eco-friendly lamps, ceiling fixtures and accessories that are manufactured cleanly and made from natural fibers are making their way into more home and office environments.  OLED light fixtures and LED bulbs fit right in with minimalistic environments, as they are compact, energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

 

Best new products:

 

The “Cloud” floor lamp from Adesso Lighting.

4244-22 Adesso Cloud
Varaluz wall sconces are resplendent and  made from 100% recycled Water Glass.

120b02fi bath vanity light from Varaluz

Conduit chandelier from Troy Lighting

f3818 Conduit chandelier Troy

LBL’s “Mademoiselle” wall sconces feature SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and LED illumination for a fantastic ADA-compliant presentation.

mademoiselle_wall_sconce from LBL with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS

Currey and Company’s “Porterdale” Ceiling Pendant features Wrought Iron in  a new Gold Leaf-Tiger Penshell finish

 

9427 Ceiling Pendant from Currey and Company

 

Convenience and compatibility:  Cool new switches in a variety of custom colors blend into new decorative design and provide peak performance, maintenance-free operation and superb lighting effects.

 

Best new products:

 

Legrand systems, automated controls, pop-up outlets and docking stations for everything from music and television to waffle makers and Nutribullets are compatible with LED and offer an unmatched sophistication and comfort.

 

Modern Traditional Lighting: Chandeliers, lamps and accessories are made to enlighten in more ways than one.  Fine new finishes and clean designs are providing vibrant energy with classic traditional appeal.

 

Best new products:

 

Undeniably refined and elegant, new chandeliers from Hinkley are outstanding.

4876br Morgan chandelier from Hinkley

 

 

 

Mood Lighting:  Whether going for soothing low-light or bright white light, from indoor lighting designs to outdoor light fixtures, the positive effects of great lighting design are being realized and more people are looking to new lamps and lighting fixtures to create and sustain the ultimate environment.

 

Best new products:

 

The “Mood” table lamp from Wildwood says it all in a fashion forward design featuring Distressed Wood.

15683 Mood tl from Wildwood

Mood-boosting colorful home accents, table lamps and chandeliers from Van Teal

 

780472 Fantasy tl from Van Teal

 

 

The trend to make every inch of space count is prompting interior designers to balance décor with lamps and light fixtures that beautify and expand environments for usability and comfort.  Maximize every precious, taxable, and tangible inch of real estate.  Find the best lamps and light fixtures at 1800lighting.com and see yourself in a brand new light for 2014!

 

 

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