New Decade. New Trends.

Not only does 2020 mark the start of a new year, it’s the start of a new decade. And as we look forward to the new year, we’re forecasting the lighting design trends gaining steam into the new year and new decade. From the color of the year, to sustainability here is what is top of mind in modern lighting for 2020.

Color of the Year

2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue

Pantone’s highly anticipated annual Color of the Year announcement has arrived: PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue. The color was chosen for “Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.”

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Marble Masterpiece

Design Trend: Marble

For millennia, marble has been used as a design material—from sculptures to buildings and more. Lately we’ve been seeing the material being used more and more in lighting design. Whether as a base for a table or floor lamp or even as a light diffusing shade, marble is taking new shapes.

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Eco-Friendly and Sustainable

Eco-Friendly Lighting + Sustainable Materials

Designers and clients want products that are ethical and design labels have responded by getting creative. From recycled, to renewed, to sustainably sourced materials, eco-friendly options are becoming more and more prevalent.

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Design Trend: Monochrome

Monochrome designs lend a clean and sleek look that is always modern. And once you’ve matched the furniture to the wall color to the window dressing, the finishing touch is adding the lighting to match.

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Natural and Organic Lighting

Warm, with a refined simplicity that could only be inspired by nature, these designs make prolific use of organic forms and materials.

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Modern Farmhouse

Modernizing the Modern Farmhouse

Modern Farmhouse has lived many lives over the past year—and has been a renovation television darling—but for the new decade Modern Farmhouse is getting more modern. LED tech and new twists on traditional and rustic designs are putting the modern back into Modern Farmhouse.

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