Outdoor & Garden Design Lighting Trends
With the popular trend of creating a seamless flow from your home to your garden, outdoor lighting is now an important consideration in creating this look. Gone are the days when the choices for garden lighting were limited to plain, uninteresting white security type lighting, today’s modern designs are just as stylish and varied as those you would find inside the home.
Customers are also much more environmentally conscious than ever before and many of the newer weatherproof fittings are compatible with modern LED bulbs. They work by housing the bulbs and protecting them from the elements. LED bulbs certainly tick the eco-friendly box, being not only energy efficient but also having incredibly long lives. The bulbs are also now available in a variety of shapes and colours, to help you achieve the exact look you desire. This could be different depending on the intended use, for example, you may wish to select a bright white bulb for practical reasons such as lighting up a pathway, whilst something more subtle like a vintage style amber bulb could be used for creating a softer atmosphere for outdoor dining.
Swan Neck Outdoor & Bathroom Wall Light - Pewter, £95 by Industville
Metallic finishes on outdoor lighting is definitely a trend that’s set to continue and lends itself well to coordinating with other garden accessories and furniture. As well as adding interest with texture and shine, copper and brass lights will add a sense of luxury to an outside space. Bold shapes are also set to be big and are great for creating a statement. Modern designs come in all shapes and sizes and can really help to further enhance the overall look of the outdoor area.
Bulkhead Outdoor & Bathroom Sconce Wall Light - 12 Inch - Copper, £289 by Industville
At Industville, they have recently developed a superb range of weatherproof lighting, which perfectly complements their indoor range; ideal for creating that seamless indoor/outdoor look. The collection is made from the highest quality raw materials and features a stylish assortment of unique industrial-style lights that will transform the outside of a home, wherever they are placed. As the perfect blend of classic and contemporary, they can be used with many styles from modern, state-of-the-art exteriors to brick, wood or vintage finishes. Each hand-crafted waterproof light carries IP20, IP44 and IP65 ratings, making them suitable for whatever the British weather can throw at them!
Brooklyn Outdoor & Bathroom Dome Wall Light - 8 Inch - Pewter & Brass, £139 by Industville
The company also have their own in-house design team, architects and lighting designers who can offer free design consultation and advice making it easy to get your garden lighting summer-ready.