2014 Spring Bath Trends II: Bath Bliss

Just as Industrial and Nostalgic/Retro looks are popular in kitchens and dining areas, many of the latest bath lighting fixtures are echoing those aesthetics to allow for design continuity throughout the home.  In addition, clean and Contemporary styles remain in the top spot of what homeowners are seeking when renovating an existing bath or when they are specifying the look they want to their builders. Here are some examples of the newest bath lighting designs on the market.


 Troy four-light bath bar
Troy: Part of the Mercantile collection, this four-light bath bar evokes an Industrial aesthetic with its frosted pressed glass and hand-worked wrought iron frame in a Vintage Bronze finish. It measures 26.5” wide x 8.5” high. www.troy-lighting.com


ELK Lighting Three-Light LED Bath Bar  Worldwide Lighting LED vanity strip
ELK: This contemporary three-light LED bath bar, from the Spiva Collection, features crystal banding on the light holders. The Polished Chrome finish adds sparkle and elegance. www.elklighting.com Worldwide Lighting: The Aramis LED vanity strip features precise laser-cut, chrome-plated steel.  It is lamped with G9 LED bulbs in 3000K and can be ordered in one-, two-, three-, and four-light versions.  www.worldwidelighting.net


Snap Power SnapRays Guide-Light  Stone Lighting - pendants, sconces, and ceiling-mounted fixtures.
SnapPower: The SnapRays Guide-Light is designed to be installed over the standard electrical outlet. During installation, the patented Power Extractors on the back side of the plate slide into the electrical box and around the outlet receptacle, making contact with the sides of the outlet.  This proprietary technology is what enables the device to extract power from the receptacle without having to hardwire, plug into, or occupy an outlet. It provides illumination in the dark while keeping both outlets available for use and includes a light sensor that automatically turns the LEDs on in the dark. www.snappower.com Stone Lighting: The Dazzle Collection is comprised of hand-crafted semi-precious metals of woven solid Gold, Silver, Copper and Brass rods to create the popular look of mixed metal finishes. It is available as pendants, sconces, and ceiling-mounted fixtures.  www.stonelighting.net


Loox LED 2020 puck light - Hefele  Halo Lighting - Surface LED Downlight
Häfele America: With its IP44 certification, the Loox LED 2020 puck light is protected from the intrusion of solid objects greater than 1mm and water — making it ideal for kitchens and bathrooms where water could easily splash. It offers a diffused glow so homeowners do not see the diodes of each individual light reflected on the surface they are illuminating. www.hafele.com/us Halo:The Halo Surface LED Downlight (SLD) uses WaveStream™ LED technology to create an ultra-low profile (0.7-inch), surface-mounted luminaire. The dimmable unit installs in standard 3.5- and 4-inch junction boxes and retrofits 4-, 5-, or 6-inch aperture IC and Non-IC recessed housings. The LED series consumes 12 watts, lasts 50,000 hours, and installs easily with a propriety Slot-N-Lock quick installation system with mounting bracket and plug-in LED connector. The fixtures are wet location-listed for showers and outdoor protected ceilings. www.cooperlighting.com


 Majestic Mirror  Modern Forms LED Bathroom Light
 Majestic Mirror: With a wenge frame further enhanced by a bright silver leaf accent, the Chester backlit mirror is available in standard as well as custom sizes and finishes. As shown, it measures 27”wide  x 41” high. www.majesticmirror.com  Modern Forms: The Vetri bath fixture features piastra-style glass that is hand-formed using techniques dating back to the 13th century. LEDs in a linear format bring out the sparkling highlights of the spaghetti glass texture while providing strong ambient illumination. It is UL-listed for damp locations and can be mounted vertically or horizontally.  Available with replaceable LED modules, Vetri can be dimmed with an ELV dimmer. www.modernforms.com

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