2018 Outdoor Lighting Trends for the Early Bird

2018 Outdoor Lighting Trends for the Early Bird

Maybe there’s still a chill in the air, but a season of patio parties, barbecues, car washes, and gardening lies ahead. If you’re excited and want to start early, think about upgrading your home’s exterior lights. To make the most of warm weather, you’ll need a well-lit yard, driveway, porch and sidewalks. Proper outdoor light fixtures also keep suspicious activity away from your house and prevent trips and falls as you’re bringing in the groceries and party supplies. 2018 Outdoor Lighting Trends Many homeowners neglect to explore today’s lighting options, allowing their exterior fixtures from decades past to rust and...

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7 Shining Pendant Lighting Trends for 2018

7 Shining Pendant Lighting Trends for 2018

Each year brings new trends in every category, and lighting is no different. We’re seeing beautiful new options across pendant lighting trensd that will work in any room of your home. We love that many of these trends translate across different styles and aesthetics, so it’s not hard to mix and match. Some trends have carried over from 2017, but many are new and surprising. You’ll continue to see vintage bulbs, since that trend is still going strong, but mixed materials and unique textures soften the look. Some trends seem to contrast, like warm metals versus polished nickel, but this...

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8 Chandelier Trends for 2018

8 Chandelier Trends for 2018

If this year’s lighting trends are any indication, the future is most certainly looking bright. Case in point: the chandelier. This classic fixture is taking center stage with contemporary updates, fresh finishes, and a few blasts from the past. We’re shining a spotlight on the eight hottest chandelier trends for 2018 and covering what styles you can expect to see in the months ahead. (One other prediction: You’re going to want them all.)

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Four Exquisite Lighting Trends for 2018

Four Exquisite Lighting Trends for 2018

Another year is upon us and based on what we’ve been seeing in the world of lighting design, there’s no other way to say it: 2018 is going to be an absolutely stellar year for lighting with big and bold changes in store from the previous year. While the lighting trends of 2017 were exquisite and transcendent in their own right, in 2018 the industry is pushing the boundaries of lighting design in numerous ways. Top lighting designers are at once gorgeously refreshing the styles of bygone eras and leading you on a journey into the latest iterations of modernity...

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4 Design Trends From Vegas

4 Design Trends From Vegas

This first trend that we like to call Green with Envy, began earlier this year when Pantone named Greenery its color of the year for 2017. Our visit to the Summer Las Vegas Market confirmed that green is definitely having a moment. From lighting to furniture to rugs, green was everywhere we looked. We both see this green trend sticking around for a few more years, too. One of our favorite finds was this Vinter Chandelier from Currey & Company. Made of recycled wine bottles, it flaunts naturally varying shades of green that complement the gold leaf iron of the...

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33 Lighting Trends from Pros at Dallas Market: Lightovation 2017

33 Lighting Trends from Pros at Dallas Market: Lightovation 2017

What happens when you get thousands of lighting experts in a single location? An incredible download of lighting trends for those who ask. From Bellacor, we did just that. After spending the last week rubbing elbows with the best and brightest from the world of lighting, we bring you the trends from Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, June 2017. Coming directly from trailblazers and leaders across the industry, these trends emerged across a dozen or so transcribed interviews. What struck us? How incredibly in-touch the lighting market is with itself and where it's heading. What's coming, what's going? Read on for...

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Top 5 Lighting Trends from the 2017 Parade of Homes

Top 5 Lighting Trends from the 2017 Parade of Homes

Every year, different areas of the country host their very own Parade of Homes. This event is an opportunity for attendees to collect ideas and to see what is possible with a remodel or a fresh build. The trends from this springs Parade of Homes include bright kitchens, dark walls and beautiful shiplap accents. What took center stage in this years event was the lighting. With a wide range of styles including everything from industrial to ultra modern, there was something that wowed every taste preference. We spoke with Laura Marrinan, the Twin Cities Parade of Homes Style Spotter along...

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5 Lighting Trends for 2017

5 Lighting Trends for 2017

If your perception is that trends in lighting design usually tend to be too whimsical, short-lived and perhaps not worth looking into when decorating your home, you should reconsider. The fact is that trends not only serve as a broad indicator of where the lighting industry’s at and where it’s headed, but they also reflect the latest creativity and technological advancements in the design world. As we move into 2017, here are some top lighting trends that you’ll want to pay close attention to in order to ensure that the design narrative of your home environment reflects the best of...

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7 Ways To Go Modern In Your Bathroom

7 Ways To Go Modern In Your Bathroom

Modern design is filled with clean lines, sustainable products, and the very cutting edge of style and technology. It also creates a beautiful, lasting design for the bathroom that could almost be considered a work of art. If you’re ready to go modern in your bathroom design, check out these 7 products as a way to get there. Any good design needs to be well-lit, so start your modern bathroom off right with some vanity lighting. The Sonneman Tubo Slim Polished Chrome LED Bath light sets the stage for a contemporary sink and vanity area. If you need more specific...

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