A new season asks for a new home décor. With a blink of an eye, Summer is ending and you need to start planning your home renovation, just in time of Fall 2020. Before heading to the showroom or lighting store, you need to check the latestlighting design trends that will be the major hits this year! And, of course, Contemporary Lighting Blog has got you back again!
Interior lighting is one of the most imporant features of a home décor. It’s incredible how you can manipulate the home’s ambiance just by changing the position of lighting or the type of finishes you go for. Although lighting pieces can be very versatile, lighting design also changes from room to room. For example, hat works in the living room will not necessarily work in the kitchen or the bedroom.
Another important aspect is the right balance between natural and artificial light, because these two combined can emphasize volumes and shapes of a room, adding depth and contrast. Like any other part ofinterior décor, lighting fixture keeps changing, and it’s crucial to find the right one – the one that will reflect the functions an feel of each area of the house.
Tastes and preferences also change with generations. It’s safe to say that 2020 has brought radical changes in lighting design – the best of the past and the present with incredible comebacks of styles like mid-century modern, vintage, art déco, and also the innovation of design and technlogy.
#1 SOFT GOLD AS THE FAVORITE FINISH OF THE MARKET
Turner Wall Lamp | DelightFULL
Lately, soft, matte and pastel colors have been very popular among interior designers’ work due to the explosion of Nordic Design. Homeowners have fallen in love with soft hues like grey or greige will hear good news today! “Soft gold falls somewhere in the middle of brushed silver and brushed gold. It borrows the soft matte finish of these two hues while bringing out the warmth and mellowness of gold. This also means that it can blend in with almost any kind of décor from modern urban to farmhouse”, Sebring. Design experts guarantee that soft gold will be around for a while. This particular finish has a feeling of nostalgia to it, since it kinda reminds us of our grandma’s house.
#2 MID-CENTURY MODERN IS HERE TO STAY
This is definitely not surprising for you and for us. Mid-century modern style has made a comeback a few years ago, and it’s here to stay longer! Coming up with notalgic early century styled lighting fixture isn’t easy, however there is a mid-century lighting brand in the market that nails every single design!
Scofield Suspension Lamp | DelightFULL
DelightFULL is a renowned Portuguese mid-century lighting brand with exquisite pieces inspired by the elegance of the golden years. All the lighting pieces were inspired and named after a great jazz icon, and the best part is that they are all fully handmade in brass by talented artisans, that still use ancient techniques from the past to produce these masterpieces. The company offers the change to customize the piece, so you can have the chance to choose the color, finish – don’t forget about soft gold or brushed brass! -, size, and even the type of bulb! You will notice that mid-century modern lighting follows a natural shape that combine functionality with aesthetics, and has more clean lines and pared down form.
#3 CLEANER LINES
Ike Floor Lamp | DelightFULL
Modern décor is one of the biggest design trends of 2020, and it’s mostly based on clean lines and forms. In a modern home, complex lighting designs don’t blend so well in a clean space. That is why lighting companies and manufacturers are going for minimalistic design pieces, focused on simple geometric designs, neutral soft colors and functionality over aesthetics.
#4 A MAJOR COMEBACK OF VINTAGE INDUSTRIAL STYLE LIGHTING
Ike Pendant Lamp | DelightFULL
Do you fancy typical industrial American styled lofts? If the answer is yes, we have great news for you! Vintage Industrial Style lighting fixture has come back, however in a more refined form. “Use modern retro lighting to create a unique twist to an area. These lighting designs are popular for places like the kitchen work area, above the dining area or as wall lighting. You can even use the fixture itself as a piece of art on the wall or the centerpiece of your home. Do not be afraid of industrial. It is no longer the brutal, “unfinished” style that belongs to a niche of retro punk fans. With its updated look, it fits perfectly in any 21st century décor”, Sebring.
#5 BIGGER IS BETTER
Armstrong Floor Lamp | DelightFULL
It’s very common to see a basic mistake of using small design pieces in a small room, in order to make it look bigger. For certain areas of the house, bigger fixtures can actually make the most of the room. Enlightened spaces, windowed walls, clean lines, neutral colors, mirroed accessories are a list of hacks to use if you have a small area. Besides that, a big suspension lighting piece will immediately cause the ‘wow’ factor. Large pendant lighting fixtures can be used over the kitchen island, over the dining table, at the foyer and along exterior footpaths among other areas.