Lighting has a clear use: to help you see when it’s dark. But once you move beyond utilitarian needs, the key question is: what role do you want that lighting to play in the design of your space? The answer will determine if you need a more subtle piece or statement lighting.
Transparency is hardly a new idea when it comes to design, particularly modern design. Shimmering and bright, this see-through aesthetic has been emblematic of ultra-modern, almost futuristic, style. For nearly two decades now, the trend has been to look backward rather than forward, with styles reminiscent of the 1950s-70s.
Say goodbye to the traditional light design restrained by supporting the classic light bulb. Today’s modern lighting takes on sculptural shapes and gravity-defying designs to create a new type of light source – one that is functional and a work of art both at the same time. This growing trend has reached across all types of lighting.
While nature-inspired lighting might make us think of natural materials like wood or linen, elements like shape and texture can also pay tribute to the “organic” look. Channeling the great outdoors isn’t new, but we love the idea of finding new and innovative ways to do so, creating designs that are both comforting as well as familiar. These seven favorites channel inspiration into modern lighting that lets nature take its course.
2017 is here, whether we’re ready for it or not and that means design trends will be creeping out of the woodworks. One area of design that will definitely be showcasing trends is lighting. It’s one of those things we all require and there’s no doubt that thousands of new designs flood the market every year to accommodate those needs. With that said, certain design trends lead the pack and here are five that we think will be at the head of the class in 2017.
Cerno is a Latin verb that means to resolve, sift, separate, distinguish and discern. Cerno’s founders selected the name, because they strive to make sure each piece they produce is fully resolved. A vertically integrated process is what allows their team of skilled engineers, designers and craftspeople to be involved in every step of production,
When it comes to choosing a new pendant light for your modern home, the possibilities are nearly endless. With the abundant variety of styles, textures, patterns and shade options, finding the right pendant becomes a dilemma. Add a layer of interest to your decorating with a textural + geometric pendant light.