Classical lighting is a concept that has always been associated with luxury and the highest quality. The term “classic” comes from the Latin word “classicus” – “exemplary, rule, procedure”. The basis of the style is composed of symmetry and solemnity, wealth and grandeur, harmony and brilliance. The lighting in a classic style always staggers the imagination for its exquisite beauty. These lamps are as same as good musical instruments from the famous old masters – with the passage of time they turn into antiques, gaining more and more value.
Classical style is a collective term for a group of styles that emerged under the influence of ancient culture.
Classic is divided into:
- Antique style;
- Gothic style;
- Greek style;
- Roman style;
- Roman style.
But most of all, people, talking about a classic style, imply the luxury of the palace premises of 16-18th centuries.
Made in gold and bronze tones, classic chandeliers will attract everyone’s attention and, at the same time, look in harmony with expensive furniture made of natural materials. Classic lamps and chandeliers add elegance and sophistication to the interior. It can be rather pieces made of wrought brass or cut-glass chandeliers.
Classic in the modern version is exposed as calmness and respectability, without clutter and vanity. Lighting must be presented not only as a chandelier as a central part of the room, but also a variety of floor lamps, sconces, table lamps and even architectural lighting for particular accents. Working together, they make the room a single, organic whole. An example, reference standard, classical style is still popular, as it finds its own interpretation in lighting design today.
The brightest representatives of classical lighting are: