Tropical lighting style can reflect sophistication, elegance and a peaceful feeling of relaxation so often missing in our busy lifestyle. Tropical style lighting is used in more casual settings, such as beach houses or in tropic-themed rooms. In combination with ceiling fans and summery furniture, it can make a living space feel like a vacation paradise..
Tropical style was inspired in the areas of the Caribbean to the South Pacific. The British Colonial style is based on a combination of exotic materials, Indian and Caribbean influences and traditional forms.. This style originated in the 19th century when the British Empire had posts in many parts of the world, including the tropics. British Colonial style and Caribbean style appear more formal compared to the relaxed style of the South Pacific or Bali, and yet are less formal than the Traditional style.