Best Uses of Matte Finished Fixtures

Best Uses of Matte Finished Fixtures

Apr 18th 2022 Staff

You can think of matte finished fixtures as the opposite of shiny. Matte is diluted, suave, and sophisticated. It is subtle, yet attention-grabbing. And, matte finished fixtures add a flair that shiny fixtures (or, more appropriately, glossy fixtures) can't. Here at The House of Lights and Home Accents in Melbourne, we have a plethora of matte finished fixtures (as well as glossy) to meet your needs. We service both homeowners and business owners with the best lighting for their needs. If you stop by our 10,000 sq ft lighting showroom, you can see hundreds of our options. Below, we'll take a look at the best uses of matte finished fixtures. Stop by our Melbourne lighting store today!

Those Looking for a Minimalist Design

Matte finished fixtures tend to tone down other elements in your outdoor and indoor living space. Thus, if you have a bright, bold paint color and you want to ensure people aren't overwhelmed by the brightness, matte fixtures, such as kitchen sinks and countertops, or a matte chandelier can do wonders for cooling a space down. Matte finishes are great to use for those looking to craft a simplistic, minimalist look to their indoor or outdoor space.

Those Looking for a Classic, Timeless Look

Matte finishes offer a distinct and sleeker look than bold brass or bronze metals. Because many people are so accustomed to seeing brass or metal as fixtures, a matte finish truly stands out. However, one great reason for matte finishes, especially black matte finishes such as wall sconces or table lamps is that they truly cannot be outdated. They offer a classic look that will look good with any decor and will look good in 20 years. Thus, use matte finished fixtures for rooms you don't want to remodel any time soon.

Those Looking for a Cohesive Style

One of the best uses for matte finished fixtures is to use them as design elements in every room of your home to offer a cohesive, unifying look. Imagine walking into your kitchen with a matte faucet and sink, then walking into your living room with a matte standing lamp, and finally walking into your bedroom with matte wall sconces and a matte sink in your master bathroom. Odds are, you won't know exactly why your home feels beautiful, but you'll know it inside.

Those Looking to Be Different

If you think about the homes of your friends, family, and neighbors, how many have matte finishes? While matte finishes are trending, especially in kitchens and bathrooms, it is by no means universal. Think, too, of the commercial businesses you visit and their decor. Another great reason to invest in matte finishes is to be different from the norm. Not only is this eye-catching, but it's good for your focus, concentration, and creativity to have different sights. Let our expert lighting designers help you create unique spaces in your home or office. Schedule today.

Outdoor Matte Wall Lighting

Matte finished fixtures are just as great for your outdoor living space as for your indoor living space. For example, adding matte fixtures for your home's exterior lighting, landscaping lighting, pier-mount lighting, and more can truly add a unique look to your home's exterior. Try using a matte outdoor ceiling fan or matte lamps around your deck to add a beautiful look you'll love. Or, try matte finishes spotlight lighting to add a cool twist to your outdoor decor.


One of the best things about interior design is that there are limitless possibilities and combinations that you can create to craft the perfect ambiance for you and your needs. Not only can you utilize matte finishes, but you can also mix and match with our other timeless finishes to make your indoor and outdoor space sizzle.

Here at The House of Lights and Home Accents, we offer a myriad of lighting services to help you meet your lighting goals. We offer professional lighting services, which entail lighting consultations in order to help you with your lighting selection. Our experts have decades of experience you can rely on to offer helpful suggestions. In addition, we offer no-cost financing, lighting installation, and a PROClub for trade professionals, contractors, and architects who use lighting services on a regular basis.

If you are interested in adding matte finished fixtures to your home or office space, schedule your lighting consultation, and browse our selection at our lighting showroom at The House of Lights and Home Accents in Melbourne today!

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