Lighting trends to inspire you

When it comes to lighting trends, you may not know what to look at first. There are many choices in lighting and it can be overwhelming to select the perfect lighting for your home. If you are looking for lighting inspiration to make an update in your home, these lighting trends may offer inspiration. As always, select what works with your style and what you like!

Brass – brushed, warm brass has been a lighting trend for a while now. This warn metal works well across many decor styles and is also appearing all over the place in lighting. Consider mixing it with bronze or black finishes for a layered look.

 {This gold iron leaf pendant is as stunning from above as it is below. From  Arteriors .}

{This gold iron leaf pendant is as stunning from above as it is below. From Arteriors.}

Industrial – bare bulbs, exposed wires, pipes and chains are showing up in chandeliers and sconces and offer a very edgy look. For an eclectic look pair this style of light with accessories with soft shapes and soft fabrics.

 {This industrial chandelier makes a statement without taking up too much visual space. From:  Destination Lighting .}

{This industrial chandelier makes a statement without taking up too much visual space. From: Destination Lighting.}

Natural elements – driftwood, shells and coral make a statement in lighting fixtures. The relaxed vibe makes this a lighting trend that is loved by many. Pairing these elements in unique ways on lighting fixtures adds visual interest to a room and makes quite a statement.

 {Driftwood is so organic and interesting. I love the texture of the base, it adds a sculptural element to the table lamp. From:  Restoration Hardware .}

{Driftwood is so organic and interesting. I love the texture of the base, it adds a sculptural element to the table lamp. From: Restoration Hardware.}

Beads – flowing and elegant, beads of all materials are draped all over lighting fixtures. Hanging fixtures are most dramatic with beads. These can be natural looking or industrial, combining lighting trends.

 {Beads make this rustic chandelier a real beauty! From  B  ellacor .}

{Beads make this rustic chandelier a real beauty! From Bellacor.}

Lighting makes such a lovely, dramatic improvement to any room. It’s an often overlooked item in a space, but if done well, can tell your story, show your style and make you smile every time you walk into your home!

April Pardoe