GVR Report cover Decorative Lighting Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Decorative Lighting Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Sconce, Flush Mount), By Application (Commercial, Household), By Light Source, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-562-5
  • Number of Pages: 80
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Report Overview

The global decorative lighting market size to be valued at USD 42.9 billion by 2025 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.1% during the forecast period. Increasing recognition of the role of the illuminating medium in setting up the ambiance of the room is expected to promote the utility of various decorative lighting fixtures. The radiance of a room manipulates the perceived size by creating a visually dynamic space. Along with this, appropriate illumination with the right fixtures helps in inducing a visual appeal to the room. The modern décor views decorative lighting fixtures to be a seamless combination of functionality and style. Modern décor when chosen strategically complements the floor, furniture, and wall color and results in creating a warm, inviting, and functional space.

Decorative Lighting Market size, by product

The décor of living space has always been considered to be the reflection of its owner. It helps in creating a statement about the taste, personality, and wellbeing of the proprietor. Decorative lighting plays a crucial role in achieving the aforementioned attributes. Shifting the focus of some of the popular designers towards decorative lighting has streamlined their application in homes, shops, malls, libraries, hotels, spa, parlors, restaurants, and washrooms. Erica Reitman, Amy Storm, Lisa Abeln, Anissa Zajac, Kristina Lynne, Lea Johnson, and Anne Sage are some of the famous designers who love to experiment with decorative lighting to create a perfect ambiance.

Manufacturers have been tracking the growing demand and accordingly innovating the decorative lightings that serve both style and functionality. Ceiling fans with light kits are among some of the recent innovations, which have created its demand among the consumers. It is considered to be appropriate for rooms heightened more than 8 feet. Additionally, both the light kit and the fan function independently, and use of only one among the two is also possible. The light kit varies in shape, size, and structure to cater to the requirements of the buyers. Additionally, a buyer can customize the product in various forms such as chandelier-style assemblies, three or four-arm downlight assemblies, and globe assemblies.

Demand for different kinds of decorative lighting fixtures is increasing due to the growing influence of social media influencers and various home décor web series on consumers. Fixtures are required in various shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. Fiber fixtures are the most common ones, but the demand for glass, ceramic, bamboo, carved wood, and the fabric has also been growing. Similarly, colors that complement the wall and furniture are sorted. Glass and ceramic materials are very popular owing to their elegant look and easy to clean feature. Another important factor influencing the purchase is the size of the product. It is expected that a fixture should neither be so large that dominates the other aspects of the room or makes it look congested, nor it should not be so small that it goes unnoticed or fails to serve its purpose.

Decorative Lighting Market Trends

Decorative lighting products such as chandeliers tend to have high demand in high-net-worth residential users contributing to the growth of the market. The market has grown because of product modification by designers and their adoption by high-end clients. The industry's growth is being aided by the rising demand for LED decorative lighting due to its cost effectiveness and energy efficiency. It is quickly replacing incandescent decorative lighting because its longevity and adaptability are driving up the demand in the market. Furthermore, LED lighting comes in a variety of colors, forms, and brightness levels making them ideal for usage in a variety of decorative designs thus boosting the decorative lighting industry's growth.

The customers prefer buying good quality decorative lights at a reasonable cost but most products in the decorative market segment are costly. The presence of modern electronics and sophisticated technology such as voice control and Wi-Fi modules make the products elevate the buying prices for most customers. This in turn, drives the potential consumers away from buying electronic products thus limiting the industry growth.

One of the major trends in the decorative lighting industry that are helping with market expansion is the use of smart lighting systems. Pendants, chandeliers, string or tape lights, and lamps with smart LEDs are examples of decorative lighting goods that utilize smart lighting systems.A smart lighting system connects via wireless technology. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies are used to link these smart lights wirelessly. Smart lighting systems are operated through voice control systems like apple's Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Microsoft's Cortana. As a result, the market expansion is expected to be fueled by the increasing adoption of smart lighting systems in the forecast period.

Product Insights

Sconce led the market and accounted for a share of more than 35.0% in 2018. The growth of the segment is attributed to its ability to provide accent, ambient, as well as decorative lighting. For instance, it can be used to light up a dark hallway as well as highlight a specially decorated wall. A variety of models are available depending upon the style of the buyer including mid-century modern, contemporary, transitional, classic, traditional, luxury, crystal, rustic, antique, and vintage.

The flush mount products are expected to expand at the fastest CAGR of 3.8% from 2019 to 2025. This can be attributed to their easy inclusion in bold and sober style statements. These decorative lightings are available in the simplest design and they serve the simple purpose of illuminating the house. At the same time, sophisticated chic designs are available to form the central piece in the area. Their sizes can vary between 6 inches to 24 inches, which can be installed depending upon the room size. Their versatility is a factor behind their rapid adoption. They complement casual and formal ambiance, high ceilings and low ceilings, and large rooms and small rooms. These flush-mount decorative lightings find space in the bedroom, bathroom, dining room, hallway, foyer, kitchen, office, living room, and pantry.

Application Insights

The commercial application segment accounted for the largest share of exceeding 70.0% in 2018. Lightning plays a crucial role in creating ambiance in pubs, restaurants, hotels, malls, retail shops, libraries, and museums. The use of decorative lighting has become a trend to enhance the customer experience in these places. Restaurants and pubs form an essential spot for the social gathering of friends and families and thus the decorative lighting is expected to be warm and cheery. Similarly, shopping malls have evolved from being the purchase destination to family and friends gathering spot and an entertainment venue. Decorative lighting is necessary for creating a welcoming and engaging experience.

The household application segment is expected to expand at the fastest CAGR of 3.7% from 2019 to 2025. Demand for well-designed houses irrespective of their size to enhance both visual appeal and functionality is leading to increasing household application of the products. Interior decorators have been constantly emphasizing the use of decorative lighting for solving dual purposes that is to enhance functionality as well as add décor to the room.

Light Source Insights

LED sourced decorative lightings accounted for a share of more than 45.0% in 2018. The growth of the segment is attributed to the supportive regulatory policies made by governments from across the globe. It has been found that these products are exceptionally energy-efficient, with an output of 135 lumens/watt, which is far better than most other counterparts. Additionally, these products are capable of saving 90% of the electricity. Their long life is another feature backing up their popularity among the consumers. Proper maintenance of these products allows the consumers to serve for more than 50,000 hours and at times go beyond 100,000 hours. These decorative lightings are environmentally friendly as they do not contain mercury.

Decorative Lighting Market share, by light source

LEDs do not emit forward heat like the other traditional light sources, which makes them safer for use. Additionally, the intensity of the light in LED sourced decorative lightings can be regulated, which provides an upper hand to the consumers in setting up the appropriate ambiance. Most innovations regarding smart decorative lighting are happening with LED source products, which makes it the first choice of both manufacturers and customers.

Regional Insights

North America was the largest market, accounting for more than 35.0% share of the global revenue in 2018. Reach of electricity to every single household of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico plays a crucial role in the adoption of creative ways of decorative lighting. Besides, the U.S. alone accounted for 116,108 malls in the year 2018. The majority of the malls heavily spend on decorative lighting to create a welcoming experience. Similarly, according to the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the number of hotel properties in the U.S. recorded was 54,200+. Hotels use decorative lighting to create a rich experience, which is expected to have a calming and soothing effect on its residents.

Decorative Lighting Market Trends by Region

Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing market, expanding at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2019 to 2025. Growing population and rapid urbanization in developing countries including China, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and the Maldives form a large customer base for decorative lighting. Among these, most South Asian countries have gained the status of decent vacation spots, which leads to an increasing number of well-decorated hotels and restaurants. This, in turn, will expand the scope for decorative lighting.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

Some of the key players operating in the market are Acuity, Philips (Signify), Home Depot, Hubbell, Generation Brands, Juno, Lowe’s, GE Lighting, LSI, Osram, Cree, Amerlux, Littmann, ETC, Columbia, AZZ, and Intense. Manufacturers have been keen on innovating products by making them smart and artificial intelligent compatible. For instance, Swarovski launched smart chandelier light pendants in July 2018. The multi-functional piece is controlled by a mobile application. It can be used as a fully functional light while reading or other similar kinds of work. The intensity of illuminance can be regulated using the app according to the ambiance expected.

Recent Developments

  • In May 2022, Signify(Philips), the world’s leading company in lighting completed the acquisition of Fluence. The transaction strengthens the global agriculture lighting growth platform and extends the position of Signify in the horticultural lighting market.

  • In March 2022, the corporation bought back 850,000 shares worth EUR 35.5 million. The stock buyback was done by the company because of its repurchase program, which began on February 24th 2022, and ends on February 24th2023. The shares will be used in paying the liabilities related to Signify's employee share plans and incentive performance share plans.

  • In January 2022, Acuity Brands Inc. plans to expand its partnership with Microsoft to add additional features to its lighting controls, building automation products, and smart lighting.

Decorative Lighting Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 36,768.1 million

Revenue forecast in 2025

USD 42,900.0 million

Growth Rate

CAGR of 3.1% from 2019 to 2025

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Segments covered

Product, light source, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Central & South America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; U.K.; Germany; China; India; South Africa; Brazil

Key companies profiled

Acuity; Philips (Signify); Home Depot; Hubbell; Generation Brands; Juno; Lowe’s; GE Lighting; LSI; Osram; Cree; Amerlux; Littmann; ETC; Columbia; AZZ; Intense

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Global Decorative Lighting Market Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global decorative lighting market report based on the product, light source, application, and region.

Global Decorative Lighting Market Segmentation

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Chandeliers

    • Pendants

    • Sconce

    • Flush Mount

    • Others

  • Light Source Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • LED

    • Fluorescent

    • Incandescent

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Commercial

    • Household

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East& Africa

      • South Africa

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