With each new year comes new trends in color. What’s on the design-world radar for 2019? Warm terrocottas, cool greys, and classic greens, to name a few. Incorporating these colors into your lighting scheme is a seamless way to stay on style point, whether it be indoor or outdoor installations, ceiling or wall lamps.
Light grey is Benjamin Moore’s color of the year. This neutral hue exudes a sleek sophistication perfectly encapsulated in Vibia’s Cosmos pendant. Designed by Lievore Altherr, Cosmos draws inspiration from satellites orbiting the moon. Composed of flattened, lacquered discs that dangle from the ceiling by a pair of slim cables, its pale grey tone enhances the illusion of celestial spheres floating in space.
For Sherwin Williams, 2019 is all about rich terracotta. Both casual and refined, this color is suffused with what they call a “desert modern” sensibility that radiates warmth like the late-afternoon sun.
Vibia’s Origami in oxide matte lacquer exudes the same elemental feel. Designed by Ramón Esteve, the fixture is an avant-garde reimagining of the traditional Japanese art of folding paper. Its sculptural geometric modules, arrayed along a wall in earthy copper clusters, feel at once ancient and of the moment.
Deep hunter green has captured the attention of PPG Paints this year. The color most associated with nature, it recalls the verdant and invigorating shade of vegetation.
Offered in green lacquer, Vibia’s Meridiano is an outdoor floor and wall lamp designed by Jordi Vilardell and Meritxell Vidal. Steel rods form a spherical, open-slot profile that generates a starburst pattern of light and shadow. Its brilliant emerald hue accentuates the natural effect, seamlessly integrating with the surrounding landscape while making a bold design statement.