The modern interior designing trend is synonymous to minimalism. Clean, crisp and uncluttered designs characterize modern interior style, which is what makes.
a very pure design philosophy. In such a design, the light requirement is abundant to make your modern interiors aesthetically pleasing. This not only applies to natural light but artificial light as well. Muted pallets and simple ceilings reflect this light throughout the space, making each room feel larger.
Although, over the last decade, the interior design landscape has broadened beyond seasonal trends and the occasional style update, there are a few elements that need to be kept in mind for lighting design. These light design elements are more than just choosing the right light products rather, and it’s an endless list of combinations, each drawing inspiration from different fashions, cultures, and eras. Using every product in the right way is as important as the fixture itself.
Architectural LED Linear Profiles
LED Linear Profile lights are at the forefront of versatility, efficiency, and performance. These LED Linear Profile lights can be used indoors as well outdoors in an innovative design. The wide range of profiles available makes it suitable to be installed in any space or furniture, thereby opening a vast area of possibilities by giving designers more options and flexibility of design. For indoor lighting, the plaster-in profiles for recessing within walls and ceilings are perfect for an ambient glow in a living room or bedroom. On the other hand, these niche profile lights provide a discreet yet functional lighting effect when integrated into shelves and wardrobes.
The variety of shape and size of the profile lights makes it perfect to be used for highlighting outdoor design elements and an alternative to limited outdoor lighting fixtures.
These lightweight profiles are excellent for heat dissipation and ensure a professional finish to any project. The linear LED lights also help in reducing energy consumption by 60%-70%.
Bold and Contrasting Colour Palette
A minimalist interior consists mainly of white tints. Employing a certain kind of lighting system can define the ambiance of the living space. However, while lighting the spaces, the color palette for the light products is often bold and contrasting. Tones of Silver, Golden, Black, and White are often used to create a contrasting effect. For instance, the dining area may just require a chandelier suspended above the dining table, while a lounging area may require to modulated lights to create a relaxed ambience.
Conversely, a two-phase lighting with the correct light layering might prove to be the ideal choice for a bedroom that requires different lights at different moments – from the morning routine to the more relaxed evening hours. Therefore, choosing bold light designs add character to space.
Use of Not-so-Cliché lights
Modern interior designing is moving away from clichéd designs. The innovation of replacing the traditional designs has been forthcoming. More and more people are moving towards modern yet everlasting styles, especially in lighting designs. One such observation has been the replacement of traditional chandeliers with versatile light installations that merge with its surroundings instead of standing out as a product and distracting users from the focal point.
Retro and Industrial styles
Rustic finishes are making a big comeback but in an unusual way. Unlike the warehouse-like styles that are common with industrial style, sleeker metals with varied tones and alternative designs is gaining huge popularity for modern interior look. Upgraded industrial lighting designs are popular for places like the kitchen work area, above the dining area or as wall lighting.
Mid-century Modern and Art
Art Deco and Mid-century modern styles with an emphasis on clean lines, attractive geometric designs and a balance of form and art have been go-to favorites for interior design.
Design trends reflect the current societal mood and this year is no different. In a time of uncertainty and chaos, the 2018 design trend is all about being practical.