Embrace these Five Interior Design Trends with Smart Lighting
Intuitive, Centralized Control Helps Your Expand Your Style
From designers to architects, experts have always praised light as one of the principal elements of interior design. Frank Lloyd Wright once said that “light is the beautifier of the building.” With smart lighting control systems, it’s become easier than ever to manipulate light to accomplish your favorite style. From setting moods to affecting wall colors, lights can play a huge impact in your interior design. In this blog, we explain some ways you can use smart lighting to embrace the top design trends of 2017 in your Minnetonka, MN home.
Statement Lighting Fixtures
According to Vogue and GQ, “quirky lighting” will be a big hit in 2017. It’s all about finding interesting lamps, pendant lights, or chandeliers to spice up your interior décor. With home lighting control, it’s easy to upgrade to something memorable. We can incorporate these fixtures into your system so you can manage them from any smart device; so as you research new options you don’t have to let practicality get in the way of your stylistic choices.
Smart Home Features
Designers are now being proactive about incorporating smart technology in homes, creating discreet charging stations and mounts for smartphones and touchpads. Instead of dealing with wall acne for all your light switches, it's easier than ever to transfer control to the smart device of your choice. There has also been a growing demand to add voice-activated technology to manage lights through simple commands.
Balcony and Patio Gardens
Want to keep your garden closer to home? Interior designers are incorporating gardens patios or balconies where you can better show them off to friends and family. With intuitive control of your landscape lighting, it's easy for you to feature the plants or flowers you're most proud of. Dim your general overhead lights and raise the lights around your garden. Have lights automatically come on at sunset, so your hard work is never left in the dark.
New Focus on Entryways
Interior designers are sprucing up these spaces with mirrors, wallpapers, tables or cabinets. The goal is to create a dynamic design that sends a great first impression. With smart lighting control, you can add a “Welcome” scene to your entryway. When guests arrive, lights automatically light up to guide the way to the kitchen or to highlight your latest decorations.
The Green Revolution
Not only can home lighting control save you money, but it can also help you embrace the bright green motifs that have become popular in interior design. According to Pantone, bright green colors can refresh and revitalize your space by connecting your home with nature. You can further embrace the natural theme through your home lighting control system. Use it to ensure motorized shades automatically open when sunlight is available to take advantage of natural light.
Whether you want to take up the latest interior design trends or create some of your own, home lighting control can be a great stylistic cool. To learn more about the benefits of smart lighting, you can call us at (612) 353-5087 or contact us online.