Light speaks to us in a variety of ways. On the visual level, it is the brightness that allows us to work and play well into the night. Emotionally, it’s the medium through which atmosphere is created — be that intimate or invigorating, strident or soft. Such is its power that no home is complete without it.
With this in mind, we’ve rounded up 5 contemporary lighting trends that will help you see your home in a new light. From orb-tastic installations through to funky retro-fits, each promises personality and charm in abundance.