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2023 Lighting Trends for Your Bedroom

In this article, we’re casting more light on the bedroom, and we mean that literally! These latest trends in lighting bring new life to this favorite room of the home. Say goodbye to the dull and mundane and prepare to be cocooned in style. Here is a peek at the latest lighting trends for your bedroom. 

Bold Ceiling Lights

One of the new standout trends in bedroom lighting is bold and striking ceiling lights. Gone are the days of plain and ordinary overhead fixtures that simply blend into the background. Designers and homeowners are embracing unique and eye-catching lighting solutions that make a statement. 

These lights serve as engaging centerpieces in the room while providing ample light. From oversized modern chandeliers and pendant lighting to sculptural lighting that resembles works of art, there is no end to how you can add a touch of drama and elegance to the bedroom. In fact, they do it so well that they put your bedroom on the same footing as the most elegant room of the home: the living room. 

Natural Materials

Today, there is a growing emphasis on incorporating natural materials into homes, including bedroom lighting. Nature-inspired elements are making a massive comeback, from wooden floor lamps to rattan pendant lights. The organic materials add warmth, texture, and a sense of tranquility to a bedroom, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere. 

Whether you prefer the rustic charm of reclaimed wood or the bohemian elegance of woven grasses, incorporating natural materials into your bedroom lighting scheme is a sure way to stay on-trend. The material also blends effortlessly with home design from traditional to modern. Natural materials and neutral color palettes also speak to sustainably-designed homes. 

Unique Table Lamps

The current 2023 table lamps feature intricate detailing, sculptural shapes, and eye-catching materials, making them a captivating focal point in a bedroom. Many also come with dimmers to set the mood. They also help with another trend this year: layered lighting. Read on to learn more. 

Layered Lighting

Layered lighting is a blend of different forms of lighting, such as overhead fixtures, sconces, table lamps, and wall lights. They disperse light throughout the room so one area isn’t too harsh, creating a multi-dimensional and inviting atmosphere. You can create different schemes for different functions and moods.  

Art Deco Shapes

Art Deco is popular this year, and we’re also seeing it in bedroom lighting. The geometric shapes, sleek lines, and bold, eye-catching designs make them stand out as a statement piece in any room. Black and gold are popular colors, but other metals and dark, rich colors like blue and green work just as well. 

Mirrored Brass

Mirrored brass is adding glam and sophistication to homes this year. The combination of the reflective surface and the warm hue creates a luxurious ambiance that is both eye-catching and inviting. Whether it’s a pendant light, a table lamp, or a wall sconce, mirrored brass will up your style.

Scalloped Edges

This is one of the hottest bedroom lighting trends right now. The playful and whimsical design element adds a touch of softness and femininity to any bedroom. From chandeliers to table lamps, scalloped lighting instantly draws the eye in and creates a sense of charm and elegance. These fixtures work with a broad range of design styles, from bohemian to modern. 

Cozy Cottagecore Lighting

This new interior design theme is reminiscent of a quaint cottage nestled in the countryside. The soft and ambient lighting creates a warm, inviting, and intimate feeling in the bedroom. Features include warm-toned bulbs, natural materials like wood or wicker, or antique-style metal for rustic charm. Wall lights and table lamps with fabric shades in soft pastel colors further enhance the cozy cottage feel.

Plaster Lighting

Plaster lighting is a growing trend that blends seamlessly into walls for a sleek and sophisticated modern look. These fixtures come in a broad range of shapes and sizes from sleek to ornate. You can choose the perfect piece to suit your bedroom’s design aesthetic. There is a plaster light fixture for everyone.

The plaster material also acts as a natural diffuser, dispersing the light and reducing harsh shadows. This creates a cozy and inviting atmosphere, perfect for relaxing and unwinding on a bed after a long day.

Lighting as Art

From sculptural chandeliers to modern table lamps and sconces, these unique and eye-catching pieces draw attention and create a sense of drama and style. If you want to make a bold statement and add a touch of creativity to your bedroom, artistic lighting is the option for you. 

Black Finishes

As mentioned with Art Deco lighting, black is back. It is often paired with gold or brass finishes, exuding an understated elegance, opulence, and sophistication with a contemporary edge – all of which are right at home in the bedroom. 

Smart LED Lighting

LED lighting has been in the spotlight in recent years, and this year is no different. LED bulbs have a long lifespan and excel at energy efficiency. These bulbs are also beloved for their ability to dim and change color. Which makes them perfect for setting the mood in the bedroom. Whether you want a soft, relaxing glow or a bright and energizing space, LED lights adapt to your needs easily. 

Smart bulbs can also be set on timers and turned on and off through an app anywhere you are. By timing the lighting, you also cut down on wasted electricity. It’s easy to see why they are called smart bulbs.

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