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Lighting the way for 2015.

Domestic and residential lighting can be much more creative than most people ever imagine, and this has never been more evident than now – when looking at the inspiring lighting trends for 2015.

This year sees an almost overwhelming array of choices to consider, with some being futuristic in style and others being inspired by the past. Styles reminiscent of the past are being shaped by visions of what lies ahead for the future, with stylish new sustainable and energy-efficient options becoming increasingly important even in retro-inspired styles.

Domestic and residential lighting can be much more creative than most people ever imagine, and this has never been more evident than now – when looking at the inspiring lighting trends for 2015.
Residential and domestic architects have stated that there will be an upswing in demand for LED lighting, particularly in the kitchen and bathroom. LED lighting will be especially strong in demand as an answer to energy efficiency.

Pendant lighting is also particularly hot at the moment. We’re seeing a growing surge in demand for feature pendant lighting as we head into 2015.

Finishes such as copper, concrete, marble and rich timbers varying from the delicate blonde of ash to the richness of walnut all play a significant role in the 2015 trends of industrial provincial, mixed materials and retro revival. Some of the latest in-demand pendant lighting draws inspiration from the past, while other styles are uniquely contemporary in design.

Lighting in a home plays a significant role as far as creating a mood, an effect, or if a particular focus is concerned. Within each room of the home, you may wish to create various effects and moods using light.

The right lighting makes a small room feel bigger and a large room feel cosy.
Here are some tips:

  • Use lights that point up, like floor lamps and lampshades to make a small room feel bigger.

  • Vertical lights make a room feel higher and more spacious

  • Table lamps cut down on the light reaching the ceiling and make a room feel cosier.

Making the right lighting choices can the really take the ambience of a room to a new level. With so many innovative products, the lights in your room can be a real feature or play a more discreet role. Lighting design has never been more stylish, functional and sophisticated.