How lighting enhances a minimalist home setting

Needless to say, the concept of minimalism has always been a timeless and popular trend in all design areas. In the world of home décor, the effect of lighting can often be ignored. We often don’t come to realise its obtrusion in a space until we have installed and switched it on.

The beauty of minimalist lighting lies in its ability to enhance a space without stealing the spotlight. It should be so comfortable that you do not notice its presence. Instead of intricate details and elaborate designs, these fixtures focus on creating a subtle ambiance that complements the overall aesthetic of the room.

In this blog, we will explore the enchanting world of minimalist light, focusing on its illumination, use of material and design style.



You must use a bit of imagination when you make a light decision. For a minimalist home, always go for soft illumination that provides visual simplicity and creates a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. It will keep your lighting ornamentation to a minimum, which doesn’t disrupt a clean and uncluttered look. Decorative illumination adds details and patterns to its surrounding which you may find undesirable.


Lighting devices are themselves display items and add to the silhouette of the room. They catch even more attention when they are lit up. Minimalist lighting is characterised by clean lines, neutral colours and simple designs. Lighting in simple straight or curve lines allow themselves to seamlessly integrate into any space without overwhelming the visual harmony of the room.


Ethnic influence and connection to nature are two other trends in recent years. Some designs draw inspiration from traditional Asian art and culture, resulting in the use of natural materials such as wood and fabric, and the choice of earth-tone neutral colours. They often strengthen the spirituality of the space and create a connection with the outside.


NeXtime’s Lumi and Beam are both captivating fusions of functionality and minimalist beauty that bring a touch of oriental inspired elegance. Beam is crafted using a combination of plywood and walnut veneer, adding depth and contrast with a soft light grey fabric that creates a gentle warm glow. Lumi is designed for both outdoor and indoor spaces, whether adorning the patio, garden or creating a serene atmosphere in the living room or bedroom. It also uses a light source that is rechargeable by USB or solar energy.

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