It’s not just the wall paints that add colors to your house; it’s just as much the lighting that illuminates the right spots on the walls, frames/pictures, tables. Lighting and lamps are more than just a piece of furniture you buy or replace. We see beautiful houses, beautiful antique decor, and frames, all dimly lit or unlit. The lights must be rightly placed; also, they must be of the design, color, and shape that goes with the decor and overall vibe. Styles change, and designs make a re-entrance. This article introduces styles and designs that have come back with a new zest in the lighting business to add aesthetics to your house. Select what best suits your house vibe.
- Chandeliers: It’s the statement-making piece of design that will do more than light up the ceiling: based on the type of chandelier you choose, you can set the mood of the place according to your style. Whether you are decorating a business suite, a hotel, or a restaurant with a specific theme to offer its customers.
- Farmhouse/craftsman vibe: You don’t want old chandeliers, you want the chandeliers that remind you of the old. They add a touch of ancient time to the new space you create, but carefully to balance the look.
- Industrial look: Minimum design, with a look of metal and wood, add up to a measured design and industrial look.
- Contemporary look: This one is for people with stretched imagination but lives for minimalism. It plays artistic design with practical application to light up space.
- Rustic vibe: It combines simplicity with the Edison style and use of wood, light, and candles to make a chandelier that is practical for its purpose.
- Modern chandelier: It’s the name that is era old, but the design is the one that suits the age and aesthetics of 21st-century minds.
- Pendants: A singular hue/shade chandelier hanging from the ceiling, not to light up the place but to dimly illuminate the shades of the wall. The ambient lights play with the colors in the room or simply draw attention to the center. With a clean finish, a pendant can be a minimalistic item or exquisite, according to your taste but surely is a durable, timeless artistic addition to your home.
- Geometric shapes: They account for space use exactly for what it’s meant to be. Minimalism combined with the use of cut/edged shapes and forms derived from geometry gives a sense of clean living and minimum needs at your house. Lamps and lamp linings made of pentagons, point cones, cubes make the space look structured and organized even in a packed house full of things. Ring lights, geometric chandeliers, and circles integrated with lights is the trend that never went out of fashion.
- Black: Matte black is used to contrast the colors and bring out the brightness in the paints. A statement piece of lighting that contrasts with the black of its fixture/holder looks beautiful and sophisticated. The matt black gives rich darkness to balance the metallic shine of brass or gold. Mostly used in the farmhouse and industrial styles of setting, black is rich and showstopping.
- Bigger lights: Humble furniture but strange lights to divert your attention to the brilliantly illuminated lamps and lamp fixtures that hang low enough to see. The bigger, the better. Making fixtures the centerpieces of your home to help reduce the size of an extra-large hall. Usually, over the corners in a hall, kitchen table, or dining table can help fill the space without crowding the area.
- Bold brass: The powerful hue of brass is balanced with a contemporary material like concrete/marble to create a subtle look with a touch of extravagant riches. The brass enhances the light and reflects the white light with a golden hue off the brass in use with it. Remember to pick the brass-lined lights while buying the lights in bulk for your house to give a coordinated look. Check out the contemporary designs at modern place lighting for your exclusive home redecorating project.
- Gold finish: We move past the beige and greys to make space for gold and rose gold. Materials are powerful elements that add tint to the light and bulb it is used with. Gold or brass with monochrome colors build a texture of elegance and retro vibes; it’s a way of being lavish without showing price tags. Soft gold is a variant that is higher on the silver side and lowers on the golden side. Soft gold tint to the light-canopies completes the look of modern decoration in gold finish to give a rich vibe around the space. Look out for gold fixtures for lighting near stairs or illuminating a chair corner with a book.
- Retro: Retro effect with lights is achieved by utilizing metal/wood, farmhouse chandeliers, candles, and wall sconces. With neutral colors and metal finishes to flaunt the lights, smooth and flared in congruence with the white or yellow light, the retro look is just what we need to step back in time and enjoy the old days. You can add antique pieces to accentuate the wall scones and a detailed finished/organized look. The lights must have a finished look of retro and be functional. Old pieces don’t mean old and rusted. Go for a rustic look, not rustic pieces.
- Industrial: In industrial style, clear lines, close to minimalism, practical and striking matte, blacks and golds working to bring out the industrial figurines, for bulbs and fixtures and chandeliers that are more on the geometric side. Exposed bulbs with matte black holdings are very industrial. Also, if it does not coordinate with your house, try rich copper tones and gold and mattes.
You have a clear idea of the sense of style you have and what fits your house like a piece of the puzzle solved. You can invest in showcasing your personality through a piece of lighting fitted on your ceiling or wall, or table. It must wholly represent you to your guests, welcoming them to your humble/luxurious abode. Or for you to rest or work in a comfortable bedroom, drawing room, study room.