The emergence of the high-tech trend in design is due to the active introduction of modern technologies in all spheres of life. It appeared thanks to scientific and technological progress. This design embodies simplicity and high technology - this is its appeal. At the present time, high-tech chandeliers are very popular: they are the embodiment of good taste and are able to give a room individuality, lightness, and futurism.
Features of the
Hi-tech is an offshoot of late modernity. This style originated in the 1970s as one of the trends in architecture. It was later developed into a design style and found wider application in the 1980s. This trend in design began to express the prestige of large commercial firms. Later it was used to decorate living quarters.
The distinctive features of the high-tech style include practicality, it is distinguished by clear geometric shapes and minimalism. Storage spaces are mounted in such a way that they are almost invisible. The interior is dominated by industrial materials. A room with such an interior is very interesting, it can be called austere - but at the same time multifunctional.
This style is popular among creative and active people keeping up with the times.
If you want to make the room more spacious, you need to fill the space with light. A suitable chandelier will help with this, which will also demonstrate the good taste of the owner of the apartment.
The chandelier not only performs the function of lighting - it is an important decor element, the choice of which will need to be taken as seriously as possible. A well-chosen lighting fixture will favorably emphasize the shape and texture of the materials that were used to decorate the room. The unusual streamlined shapes of the ceiling chandeliers add integrity and completeness to the interior.
High-tech chandeliers are distinguished by the following features:
- clear and regular geometric shapes;
- unusual streamlined shapes;
- external brevity and completeness;
- almost complete absence of additional decorative elements;
- flat lines and smooth transitions;
- completeness of structures;
High-tech lighting fixtures are distinguished by a variety of shapes and design solutions. The design can be round or square, completely flat with fasteners, or hanging from the ceiling. There are a variety of options, and this diversity is very pleasing to consumers.
Light sources in such devices are most often LED and traditional incandescent lamps. High-tech chandeliers stand out for their functionality, and it is this advantage that attracts many people especially strongly. Models with a remote control are often found. This function allows you to remotely change the lighting mode (adjust its directivity and intensity) - this is very convenient.
Some chandeliers in this style are elongated rather than round. This option seems unusual to many consumers, but one should not be prejudiced against fashion trends. For some interiors, this shape is the most suitable option.
The ceiling chandelier can also be triple, single, double, linear. Some models are rectangular.
Many people consider spots to be the best lighting fixtures - small lamps with shades that rotate in different directions. They can be both auxiliary and main luminaires, depending on their location and direction. Think carefully about what purpose you are pursuing. Depending on this, you will need to choose a suitable lighting device.
In the manufacture of lamps, special importance is attached to strength, thermal insulation and high quality of modern materials. You should trust only trusted manufacturers who use the best materials in the production of lamps, which are distinguished by their reliability and durability. In this case, you can avoid disappointments in the future.
Metal, glass and plastic are materials that meet the most stringent requirements. Many manufacturers prefer to use stainless steel.
Shades are made of glass, sometimes chrome-plated or painted in muted colors.
In a high-tech room, lighting fixtures can be used for a variety of purposes.
One of the main functions of the luminaires is to divide the space into zones. Of course, you first need to figure out how to properly zone the room - only in this case the results will turn out exactly as you want them to be. Estimate the features of a particular room, experiment with light.
A chandelier can also be an independent decorative element, accentuating attention. There are models that can be called the most real works of art.
All this must be considered when choosing the size of the chandelier. For zoning a room, it is recommended to use a separate small lamp for each allocated area. Of course, all lighting fixtures must be compatible with each other in terms of design.
Large lamps most often play the role of separate art objects. Such models can become the main accents that delight guests.
The height of the ceiling and the size of the room are also of great importance. For small rooms with low ceilings, products in the form of mounting strips are suitable solutions. For large rooms, a multi-track pendant chandelier would be an excellent option.
When decorating the interior in high-tech style, achromatic colors are usually used - white, black, all shades of gray. Moderate use of bright colors is acceptable: red, orange, green, blue, and so on. Metallic is a very interesting option.
The metal structure of ceiling chandeliers is most often done in gray or black colors. In the manufacture of shades of such products, sometimes they resort to non-standard color solutions.
For different rooms
In small kitchens, it is appropriate to use a single pendant lighting fixture located in the center of the ceiling. The brightness of the lighting depends on the material and color of the shades. In a small kitchen, chandeliers with matte shades of warm colors will look great
The plan for installing lighting fixtures in a large kitchen has some peculiarities. In this case, it is worth paying attention to the need to select separate zones. As a rule, the dining area is highlighted with light. Products with matte shades in large kitchens should be discarded. To fill such a room with light, chandeliers with large transparent shades are suitable.
Massive pendant chandeliers will harmoniously fit into the living room with high ceilings. A good option would be lamps with many shades of various shapes
- For children's room a good solution would be lamps of bizarre shapes. They are able to create an atmosphere of outer space.
- For cabinet square ceiling appliances of a simple geometric shape are suitable.
As a rule, many strive to create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere in the bedroom. To achieve this goal, spots are the best fit. The design of such a device can consist of movable lamps, which are installed in several rows, or of rotating shades, which allows you to adjust not only the intensity of illumination, but also its direction
Spots visually make the area of a small room larger. Matte shades of white, blue, green or gray shade will be appropriate.
How to choose?
When choosing a high-tech chandelier, there are several main points to consider:
- type of ceiling finish;
- ceiling height;
- the size of the room;
- the purpose of the room;
- the degree of natural light;
- the colors prevailing in the interior.
When installing a stretch ceiling, you need to abandon lamps with halogen bulbs. Ceilings of this type should not be exposed to overheating, therefore, devices with LED lamps will be the most appropriate. Such lamps practically do not generate heat and do not damage the stretch ceiling
For mirrored ceilings, the best option would be to install spots or large pendant lights. This combination will not only emphasize the urban design of the room, but also visually increase the space
For a room with a ceiling of up to 2.5 m, chandeliers that are attached using a mounting plate are best suited. Such a solution will help save space in the room, while it is desirable that the lamp itself be as flat as possible
The use of ceiling lamps without suspension is appropriate if the ceiling height does not exceed 3 meters. For rooms with a ceiling height of more than 3 m, massive designer models with transparent glass shades are well suited, this will fill the free space and fill the room with light
To illuminate a room with dark furniture, you should choose a chandelier model that is designed to use high power bulbs. This will fill the room with light in dark colors as much as possible.
If you are looking for a lamp that does not accentuate attention on itself, then the choice should be made in favor of glass pendant lights. But elite designer models can become independent decorative elements, they will emphasize the special style of the room
If you want to fill the room with saturated bright light, it is worth stopping at the chandeliers, the shades of which are directed towards the ceiling. Diffuse and soft light can be achieved by mounting fixtures with downward-facing shades
- Chandeliers of the original form, consisting of many parts, are used not only as light sources, but also as individual decorative elements.
- High-tech interior devices are used not only in restrained tones. The bright red chandelier goes well with the pieces of furniture and structures in the living room. A bright chandelier combined with discreet tones can create a harmonious picture.
High-tech lighting fixtures, can surprise you not only with functional shades that can change the angle of rotation, but also with a flexible frame. Some models contain many miniature details: small shades (or their complete absence), candle lamps
- Correct geometric shapes, woven into an original design, contribute to the emphasis on the proportions and lines of a stylish lamp.
- High-tech chandelier of unique color and original shape looks like a separate piece of art. A room with such a lighting device becomes like the side of a spacecraft.
- To highlight the dining area it is worth hanging the chandelier right above the table. Lamps in a futuristic style will look outside the box.
- An original solution when decorating a bedroom or living room the room will have a lamp made in the shape of an unusual flower. This design will give the room a special sophistication.
For an overview of a high-tech chandelier, see the following video.