5 Backyard Lighting Trends for 2016

Oversized Fixtures

A great way to show off your decorative style chops, while also adding to your home’s curb appeal, is investing in large, statement light fixtures. Oversized fixtures are trendy this year, as lighting remains an ever-important element of your home’s décor and should not be understated.


Architectural Lanterns

Classic-look lanterns with intricate framework have also risen in popularity in 2016. Look out for such lanterns in vintage shops and art collectives.


Hand-crafted Design

Artisanal craftsmanship lends authenticity and originality to your outdoor space while contributing to curb appeal.  Fixtures metal finishes and textured glass are particularly popular this year.


Warmer Metals

Warm metals, like bronze, brass and gold, are trendy this year. Don’t be afraid to mix your metals!


Industrial Accents

Steel-like accents, mixed metals and matte black are unexpected for your outdoor space, but totally chic in 2016. Industrial accents are urban and edgy, and pair well with weathered woods and soft neutrals.


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Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance writer/editor based out of Toronto.

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