Global Ambient Lighting Market Size, Trends and Analysis - Forecasts 2026 By Offering (Hardware (Lamps & Luminaires, Lighting Controls), Software and Services), By Type (Surface Mounted Lights, Suspended Lights, Track Lights, Strip Lights, Recessed Lights), By End User (Residential, Hospitality and Retail, Healthcare, Industrial, Office buildings, Automotive), By Region (North America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Europe, CSA), End User Landscape and Company Market Share Analysis and Competitor Analysis
Ambient Lighting Market Insights
The global ambient market is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Ambient lighting addresses the comfort of customers, promotes energy saving and is driven by the increasing standard of living worldwide. Ambient lightings have huge demand in commercial spaces due to their clear vision gateway, promoting wellness and employees comfort level in the workplace. Smart buildings, smart city projects and government policy driven approach to save energy are all the factors leading to the market growth during the forecast period.
Ambient Lighting Market Size: By Offering
On the basis of the offering, the market is segmented into hardware (luminaires and lamps, lighting controls) and software & services. Hardware segment is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Lighting control system, sub segment of the hardware segment simplifies adjusting of lights repeatedly, uses convenient keypads to change lighting and automates the lighting change. Luminaire segment comprise of light source (lamps), protects the lamps and aids in connecting the lamp to the power supply. Its function is to direct light to suitable places and does not cause discomfort. These factors lead to the high market demand for the hardware segment. Software and services segment is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. Software is used to specify luminaires and helps in determining optimal costs. Various lighting design solutions in the industry are Relux, AGi32, DIALux and Autodesk Revit featuring automated daylighting analysis and aids in energy consumption which makes the software segment grow rapidly in the market.
Ambient Lighting Market Size: By Type
On the basis of type, the market is segmented into surface mounted lights, suspended lights, track lights, strip lights and recessed lights. Surface mounted lights are expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Surface mounted lights are flexible, easy to install and available in number of shapes and sizes. They are extensively used in commercial and office space settings which leads to their high demand in the market. Suspended lights are expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. They include downlight pendants, plight pendants, ceiling fans and chandeliers. They provide uniform light distribution, smoothens the everyday performance and enhances the work performance through proper lightning making the segment grow during the forecast period. Track lights segment is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Track lights are mainly used in shopping mall store, museums and exhibit space and residential spaces and has the effect of accent lighting. It is suitable for lighting expansive places and for task lighting which leads to its high demand in the forecast period. Strip lights segment are in high demand due to their low heat emissions contributing to the smart city project, maximising space and reduction of the risk of injury in the dark on the pathways. They also help to improve focus due to task lighting. Recessed lights segment is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Recessed lights offer minimalist style, makes the illumination even and clears vision of the ceiling line.
Ambient Lighting Market: By End User
On the basis of end user, the market is segmented into residential, hospitality and retail, healthcare, industrial, office buildings and automotive. Residential segment is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. In residential spaces, ambient lighting offers softer and gentler light with a feature of smart lighting. They can be categorised into lamps, sconces and fixtures that can be operated with lighting control system. The hospitality design [hospitality and retail] mostly relies on sconces, suspended lights, floor lamps and decorative chandeliers. The hospitality spaces like conference centers, hotel ballrooms and restaurant and bars use architectural lighting and performance lighting system and makes the experience of the customers comfortable. Healthcare segment of the market is expected to grow at a considerable CAGR during the forecast period. Manufacturers of ambient lighting try to provide hospitals with lights that supports healthy sleep, reduces anxiety and leads to betterment of moods in both staff and patients which leads to the high growth of the market. Industrial segment is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. Manufactures of ambient lights produce luminaires, light sources, light management systems and electronic control gear for the industrial sector achieving overall efficiency. Ambient lighting in cars [automotive segment] is used for interior decoration and is installed as foot lighting, inner door lighting, roof lighting and drink holder lighting and enables the driver as source of guide to see through.
Ambient Lighting Market: By Region
On the basis of region, the market is segmented into North America, Asia-Pacific, CSA, Europe and Middle East and Africa. Asia-Pacific region is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. The region’s exclusive projects like smart cities, rise in automotive sector and government policies towards energy saving techniques would propel the market demand in the forecast period. North America region is expected to dominate the market share. Installation of low emitting heat lights, improvements in public spaces lighting and comping up of new office and residential space in the market is expected to lead to the high market demand. Europe’s automotive industry is the biggest contributor to the GDP and supports manufacturing jobs which further contributes to the high market demand for the ambient lighting. Middle East and Africa’s retail sector, new government policies for reducing carbon emissions and presence of manufactures in the lighting market would propel the market demand during the forecast period.
Ambient Lighting Market Share and Competitor analysis
Some of the key players operating in the market include GE (GE lighting), Acuity Brands, Hubbell lighting, OSRAM Licht AG, Hafele, Helyar, Wipro Enterprises, Zumtobel Group AG and Dialight PLC
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of companies profiled in the report.
In October 2019, Syska Group introduced Mosguard LED which works as a mosquito repellent and also as a regular 15W LED bulb.
Ambient Lighting Market: By Type
Ambient Lighting Market: By Offering
Ambient Lighting Market: By End-User
Ambient Lighting Market: By Region
The global Ambient Lighting Market has been studied from the year 2017 till 2026. However, the CAGR provided in the report is from the year 2018 to 2026. The research methodology involved three stages: Desk research, Primary research, and Analysis & Output from the entire research process.
The desk research involved a robust background study which meant referring to paid and unpaid databases to understand the market dynamics; mapping contracts from press releases; identifying the key players in the market, studying their product portfolio, competition level, annual reports/SEC filings & investor presentations; and learning the demand and supply side analysis for the Ambient Lighting Market.
The primary research activity included telephonic conversations with more than 50 tier 1 industry consultants, distributors, and end-use product manufacturers.
Finally, based on the above thorough research process, an in-depth analysis was carried out considering the following aspects: market attractiveness, current & future market trends, market share analysis, SWOT analysis of the companies and customer analytics.
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