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Lighting Design Trends: Retro Contemporary

Retro inspirations mixed with the clean lines of contemporary styling is definitely trending in 2012. This design style is ideal for the Austin buyer who is looking for funky chic or vintage but still trends toward modern design.

The Winton, pictured here from Hinkley Lighting,  is a retro-inspired design updated for today’s contemporary decors.  The heavy, rectangular tube construction has forged details and a unique fitted glass panel design. It is open at the top for relamping, lensed on the bottom and is available in chrome and brushed nickel.

The Winton from Hinkley Lighting

Jonathan Adler’s Havana Triple Pendant is full of retro chic style. Three cocktail shaker style metal shades in a white powder coated finish are offset by polished nickel accents.

Havana Triple Pendant by Jonathan Adler for Robert Abbey

The Sea Side ceiling fan from Savoy House is a sleek retro style design in satin nickel.

Savoy House Sea Side Fan

Visit our showroom for more Retro Contemporary style ideas!

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Traditional & Contemporary Lighting & Ceiling Fans | Custom Lighting Designs | Energy Efficient Solutions | Landscape Lighting
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