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In this blog i will show you the types of lighting and lighting options and how To choose lighting for your home used in interior design.
Essentially end of the blog because I will give you some tips and tricks on how to choosing the right lighting plan.
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Let’s start by knowing the different types of clamps that exist according to their function as lighting designers. I like to divide them into two large groups.
Decorative lamps and Architectural lips
Decorative lamps are dues that, apart from offering us a luminous effect, contribute to the I Statics of the space. These lamps come in different shapes and styles. She’ll spend on lamp wall sconces, floor lamp or table lamp.
Apart from Illuminating a specific area, its objective is to beautify the space thanks to its shape and materials that make it up apart from providing light. Their grief lamps are also a crucial element in the composition size Statics to choose them. We need to consider two fundamental aspects.
- How the lamp projects the light.
- High aesthetic.
The decorative lamps have a screen project. A light softly and uniformly this type of Daiquiri flam contribute to the general lighting of the environment ceiling lamps table lamps, wall sconces, or floor lamps with a screen are ideal for creating a cozy atmosphere because the light and shadows that it projects are soft. They are suitable for bedrooms living rooms, and family rooms.
Decorative lamps that have focused light are used to illuminate surfaces where specific tasks are performed, such as reading, starting drawing, eating, or cooking, apart from being very functional by offering adequate lighting for tasks. These lamps are also a fundamental part of this space decoration.
Now, as you know that decorative lamps can generate different lighting effects, you can realize that a decorative lamp can work better in space than others. The best choice will depend on the activities you will carry it out in a specific area. So this is the first aspect to consider when selecting decorative lamps.
When selecting decorative lamps, determine what style characterizes the space and choose A lamp that corresponds and suits your design. For example, if your interior design style is minimalist, opt for a light with simple lines and shapes.
If you are one of those who like to mix styles, you can choose lamps that contrast with your decoration to make it the focal point of a space.
Usually, a space has different decorative lamps, to combine them. You must make sure that there is a connection between them. They need a Common Thread to warranty that the space compositions feel cohesive.
You can achieve this by choosing lamps with similar shapes made with different materials or colors, or you can combine lamps with totally different conditions. But with the same material or color, we already know about decorative lights.
Now let’s talk about the second group, The architectural lumps.
These are the ones that are part of the geometry of architecture. They are discrete lamps used in all interior spaces regardless of their style. Its objective is practical and functional to illuminate the area.
These lamps are recessed, ceiling-mounted lights, LED strips, spotlights, and drag lamps. Its main objective is to correctly illuminate the space and accentuate decorative elements, architectural features, or materials.
Let’s see where to use and how to use each one princess lumps.
They are very typical for the general lighting of a space. It would help if you had a false ceiling and lighting fixture to install them since they need room for its installation system. These can be used in any area for both residential and commercial use. They are functional and very discreet lamps that don’t alter the rooms I aesthetics.One type of princess lamp is recessed lighting.
The beam angle of light can vary if the beam angle of the lamps is wide. They are ideal for any space and be lighting from labor rooms bedrooms dining rooms Kitchen Two corridors. If the beam angle is narrow, the correct use of this is to accentuate a specific area’s decorative or architectural detail, but not to distributed throughout the space to achieve general lighting.
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Celine montant lamps have practically the exact characteristics of the recess. Still, they are used in a space where there is no false Cillian its main objective is the spaces General Lighting and pendant lights, on the other hand, the spotlights and bright lights aim to highlight specific interior design elements such as paintings, sculptures, decorative items, wall textures, and so on the spotlight must have a narrow beam angle that focuses on this specific point you want it can be adjusted to focus in the required Direction.
LED strips :- They are one of the favorites in contemporary lighting design due to the person Tillery. The LED lights strip and can find volumes like off. Furniture or functional areas like under kitchen cabinets,kitchen island provide a soft and diffused light suitable for ambiance. I’m General lighting.
Track lighting :- These are the saviors of spaces that don’t have a false ceiling and have only one light Outlet, usually in the middle of the room. You can linearly distribute the lamps throughout the real to illuminate the spaces evenly without remodeling your electrical system.
If your kitchen is dark and you only have one light Outlet in the center of the ceiling, this system is very convenient because you can that’s a single Outlet to distribute various light points on the track. This way, you will obtain more homogeneous lighting with a more contemporary appearance in some cases.
This type of lamp can be considered a decorative lamp since industrial contemporary or minimalist Styles have adopted it as a static Language.
Now, I want to give you some tips and tricks to plan a lighting design tip.
Tip # 1
One light source is not enough for space because it doesn’t help create contrast death or define shapes and make the colors pop in any area.
It would be best if you planted different lighting layers for optimal resources.
Considered to have ambient lighting for overall illumination throw table wall and floor lamps hanging and ceiling, lamps add accent lights to highlight a specific object or area and draw attention to a vector using a spotlight add task lighting for a particular task or activity such as reading grind cooking or eating use a table or floor lamp with direct lighting.
A reading under cabinet light for the countertop a pendant lamp to illuminate the dining table. I would let him plan will combine all three sources to distribute them in different levels and layers.
Tip # 2
Before selecting lamps, identify how space will be used and what activities will be carried out to determine the type of lamp unit.
For example, if you will use the space to read or study, you will need a lamp to illuminate the work surface directly.
Tip # 3
It will be best to have a precise idea of how the furniture will be distributed in space. This way can place the different lamps correctly and efficiently.
For example, if you have a wall, that will be the focal point of the dining room or living room space.
It would help if you considered placing spotlights or track lighting to illuminate that area and accentuated it.
Tip # 4
When placing pendant lamps, It’s important to consider that they don’t block the view or interfere with the development of activities. If the lamp you are considering prevents the species of optimal functionality, feel another light or use it in a higher space.
Tip # 5
Before investing in your lamps, identify how and what amount of light it projects know the light effect of it, especially when you will buy a significant amount. Before investing in these Lambs
by one or two and test how the lighting behaves in the space, especially at night if you Then that the light is adequate proceeded to buy the amount you need to avoid unnecessary expenses.
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