When lighting is right, it’s brilliant. When it’s wrong, there’s little else you can focus on. Nothing transforms an environment like lighting, and nowhere is that more important than the social and high-impression spaces that draw people in and reflect your brand.
Trends, Tips, and Insights
We’re here to help you keep up with how lighting affects space design. Starting with the basics, our Lighting Design Guide offers inspiration and insights—from trends to research and design recommendations.
The impacts of lighting on well-being are starting to be documented and will remain the focus of studies. Experiments continue on the effects of lights on mood, energy level, health, sleep quality, and comfort.
Lighting will be viewed more as a statement piece in the overall design of a space, with fixtures considered an art form. Look for more natural silhouettes and organic forms.
Interest in tunable lighting and controls will continue as people recognize the value of lighting on employee well-being and user control. Expect programming to support circadian lighting strategies and promote alertness—in addition to matching color quality of daylight.
Demand for lighting fixtures that combine noise minimization with highly efficient LED technology will remain a sustainable solution for open-plan and social spaces—with low planning and installation costs combined with innovative design.
Inspiration and Application
In Good Light
Whether you’re supporting individual tasks or group interactions, lighting has the potential to enhance the user experience. Here are some of the applications we feature in our Lighting Design Guide—created with user comfort in mind, to bring a space to life.
Set the Tone
Download the trends, considerations, and inspiration for well-lit spaces.
When lighting is right, it’s brilliant.