Autumnal Interior trends : Ethereal
Autumnal Interior Trends: There’s something quite magical about autumn, you wake up one morning and suddenly the leaves have painted everything in shades of copper, amber and gold. You walk along a footpath and all of the sudden you’re immersed in a sea of crunchy gold waves. Hats, scarves, jackets and coats come out of the pantry; more evenings snuggled up in front of a roaring fire and just generally spending more time indoors. We love this time of year at Litecraft HQ, the nights get darker sooner. Which means we’re busy making sure we get our lights out to all our customers to help you give your home that warm evening ambience. This sudden change in landscape has us thinking of beautiful autumnal ethereal feelings. Which brings us to this week’s interior trend. Ethereal is a popular trend that’s been forecast for autumn/winter 2016. But with the introduction of copper, can easily flow into spring and New Year.
Ethereal is all about delicate and dainty details. Think glass and acrylic finishes together with whimsical earthy elements. Transparency is a key element for this look, an airy whimsical notion and the idea of seeing what lies beneath. For lighting, choose delicate and dainty glass fixtures and expose the bulb as much as possible, especially if it’s a vintage bulb fitting.
Ethereal Style Lighting Ideas
Here’s a few ethereal style lighting ideas:
Bell jar designs conjure up these notions of enchantment, what lies beneath as well as the element of transparency. Cluster a bell jar lamp together with a mixture of glass vases and candles in hurricane lamps on a side table for an eye catching lighting display. For an autumnal interior addition pop twigs, fallen leaves and pine cones into a vase. Bird feathers are also a cute addition for a whimsical touch. Choose from our 4 Bell Jar lamp designs to get this look.
Glass pendants and shades with an opaque finish will complete this trend. When lit, the exposed bulb will create an enchanting ambience, a soft glow perfect for a November evening. We have a stunning selection of glass pendants, from smoke crackled effect shades to droplet style with an effervescent finish.
Alternatively, if you’re after a fitting on a larger scale such as a chandelier choose our new Vintage Style Ceiling Pendant. This fitting features 9 bulbous glass shades perched on a woven cable and copper metal structure. When lit the glass bulb cases accentuate the bulbs warm illumination.
The month of November evokes warm and inviting feelings. The smell of burnt bonfire cinders in the air during your evening stroll with the pooch, the foggy mist of fireworks from the night before and the warm copper and golden hue of fallen leaves. The landscape transforms into an expanse of colours from the red and orange spectrum. Capture this warm colour palette in your home with copper, gold and bronze accessories and lighting. These pops of colour will give your decor a warm ambience; will create contrast and depth as well as flowing easily into the festive season. Choosing this palette for your interiors also brings the outdoor autumnal ambience indoors, as well as complimenting the dainty ethereal detail.
Our Oberon 1 Light Ceiling Pendant is a beautiful fitting in a stunning copper finish. The orb style design and mirror like appearance will give any room a warm illuminating aura. Available in three sizes, you can choose a single large fixture or perhaps three smaller sizes over a dining table or breakfast bar. This fitting is ideal if you’re after a direct light source; say you want to illuminate a specific area, as a small opening at the bottom of the orb structure allows for a downward pool of light.
Add a mixture of leafy motifs together with earthy forest foliage such as branches and tree print designs to complete this autumnal interior trend. For more autumnal interior inspiration and a drool over some stunning ethereal images why not head over to our Pinterest page and see our latest pinboard.