August 2016: Latest Looks in Lightng

Posted by American Lighting Association on Monday, August 1, 2016

American Lighting Association

Issue No. 68, August 2016


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Four styles dominate 2016
Graphic designs push boundaries
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TOP TRENDS: Four styles dominate lighting design in 2016.

Your home is an expression of who you are and is meant to be a haven for family and friends. To create your special place, consider the four most popular 2016 lighting trends:

  • Unexpected shapes. New and unusual designs turn standard fixtures into statement pieces.
  • Industrial style. Equal parts vintage and modern come together with charming character.
  • Modern glamour. Today's toned-down crystal fixtures work equally well in classic and contemporay spaces.
  • Smart controls. High-tech apps and hands-free switches are changing the way our homes look and function.


To learn more about popular lighting styles, view a new video from ALA and Better Homes & Gardens.

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UNEXPECTED SHAPES: Graphic-inspired looks push new boundaries.

While each of the top lighting trends is covered in a new video from the American Lighting Association (ALA) and Better Homes & Gardens (BH&G), here's a closer look at unexpected shapes.

Technology has made it easier for designers to create pendants, sconces and chandeliers that push horizontal and vertical boundaries. Slim, flat fixtures evoke a contemporary attitude and showcase the versatility of LED technology. Geometric designs feature circles, squares, rectangles and hexagons with exposed bulbs that highlight each fixture's graphic shape. And sputnik-style chandeliers embrace the eclecticism of mid-century, modern style.

See popular home lighting styles and products in design videos from ALA.

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INSPIRING IDEAS: ALA offers complimentary copies of Lighting.

Lighting magazine features illuminating ideas for every room in your home. Produced by the ALA and BH&G, the magazine is a great source of design inspiration, with many photos and lighting tips.

To get your free copy of Lighting magazine, just click here.

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