2015 Designer trend: Copper Pendant Lights
The right kind of lighting can help enhance the mood of any room. It can also contribute to a person’s sense of well being. Replacing lighting in your home also provides you with the opportunity to use the latest technology. Plus of course it could help to reduce your electricity costs. In 2015 expect to see the use of copper pendant lights becoming more popular. People just seem to love the way that light is able to shine on or through them. Plus they love the warm feeling that they seem to exude once the light inside is on.
As copper is a soft and malleable it means that we have the ability to change the way it looks. As a result of this designers are coming up with more intricate light shapes. Copper is comes with great soldering and brazing properties. So being able to weld it in to a range of different shapes is also possible. In turn this then means more intricate pendant light designs are available. When you first buy this kind of light you may find the copper a little bright. But then over time as it becomes exposed to the air subtle changes to its color occur. The softening caused through the pattening help to make them even more of a statement piece in any home.
With the inclusion of LED bulbs these lights will help to give a warm a real touch of warmth. Plus such bulbs will ensure that the light emitted from them goes where needed the most. You will then be wondering why it is you didn’t replace your current pendant light with a copper pendant light sooner. There are several designers worth considering looking at. Who have created a wonderful selection of beautiful copper pendant lights for the home. These include the following:
Tom Dixon is one of the UK’s top designers. Although his own brand has only been around since 2002 he has worked in the industry long before this. In fact before establishing his own brand he worked as a designer for Habitat for 10 years. Tom is hoping to revive our faltering British furniture industry. His range of products including lights seem to be going a long way to doing this. His unique and stylish designs like this copper pendant light have made him one of the most sought after designers, with a lot of replica lights making it to the market offering a more affordable alternative to budget conscious shoppers
In the beginning Jonas Lindvall studied to become an interior architecture. But then later on he chose to change careers and went to college and studied as a furniture designer. After completing his studies he returned to Malmo where he set up his own architecture and design business. Although better known for his range of furniture he has now started to gain a reputation for designing some amazing lights.
Grethe is from Denmark and several of her products are now exhibited in design museums around the world. See likes sleek simple designs. This is why her lamps including the copper pendant light she designed have become firm favourites in many homes.
Unlike other designers David Derksen finds inspiration in nature for his designs. As a result of this there is a strong focus on him using natural materials. He especially likes to create designs based upon the way a material behaves. Also he uses such materials based on how they might be used. With every design he creates he tries to express the beauty of the material and the way in which the item has been produced. With some many designers choosing to create beautiful copper pendant lights. Finding one that will complement a particular room in your home shouldn’t prove difficult. Might we suggest that you consider buying one of the following if you are that interested in getting such a light for your home soon.
Tom Dixon 25cm Copper Shade
This shade uses a thin layer of pure copper applied to the internal surface of a globe made from polycarbonate. As a result of this the surface of the light reflects light a great deal. When you turn it on the light inside bounces off the surface of the lamp and emits a warm metallic glow. You have the option of either hanging a single light on its own or hanging several together. Choosing to hang several of these lamps together in a room will help to create a focal point within it.
Habitat Industry Copper Pendant Light
The smooth curves of this light provide a soft contrast to the industrial look of the aluminium used in its creation. The wired glass shade helps to diffuse light better. It would make the perfect lighting over a dining room table. As it is compatible for use with a dimmer switch it means that you create the right ambience in the room whenever the need arises.
Large Stanley Hammered Copper Pendant Light
This light comes from Original BTC and is hand spun from solid copper. A reflective hammered finish is then applied and helps to create a dramatic looking light fixture. This light is 26.5cm in diameter and again would be perfect for placing over a dining table. Whereas most copper pendant lights tend to be mass produced these are hand crafted. So of course each design will be a little different from others. Also made from materials that will last for many years to come. You will find that the prices of such lights tend to vary. Finding one that not only suits your budget but also your taste shouldn’t prove difficult. The great thing is in most cases replacing your current pendant light with a copper one isn’t that difficult. In most cases even having the most basic of DIY knowledge will enable you to replace what you have currently.
The best place to look for a suitable copper pendant light for your home is online. Don’t just limit yourself to specific designers but take a look on websites such as Amazon or eBay. Often here you can find what you want for much less than you would pay for it than if you brought it from the designer themselves.