Tips on Lighting and Planning Basics

Tips on Lighting and Planning Basics

To start with, draw a plan of your room on a piece of graph paper. It is necessary to figure out the areas that are the best to install the lights

Home Lighting Design Basics

Lighting has always been the main part of a presentation in theaters and music halls. Recently, however, lighting begins to play a very important role in home design. Designers realize that lighting can play a decisive role in room or garden look. Home lighting may not have much practical significance as in a theater or musical shows, it has an aesthetic value.

Besides its practical purpose, lighting is used to create a certain ambience in interior or exterior of a house. Interior lighting design has now become an art form, and not many designers are fluent in this art.

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home lighting design

It is desirable that the lighting scheme is directed downwards. Pendant lights are becoming increasingly important and play a major role in style of an interior design.

Also, the popularity of recessed lighting is constantly increasing. The latest designs of recessed lighting have not many differences with the old ones, but now it may often be used in places where you could hardly see it before, for example in patio design.


The illumination of the patio can be partially powered by solar panels. Today, this environmentally friendly form of electricity is becoming more popular, and it would be wrong not to use it for outdoor lighting. This decision is also very beneficial from an economic standpoint, because you can get a virtually unlimited supply of energy almost without paying for it. From here, however, there are some complications. First, you are to live in an area where it is always enough sunlight. And secondly, it is quite difficult to combine the beautiful and stylish homes with solar panels.

Various types of illumination are now widely used. Lights can be directed to the wall in order to complement the lighting ceiling fixtures. Also built-in lighting is frequently used.

home lighting
home lighting

Lighting can create a specific mood in the room. Certain types of lighting can add volume or depth to the space. Advanced lighting technologies can even be configured and programmed for different scenarios, changing the appearance of the interior. Lighting schemes may vary depending on time of day or on what features of the room you want to highlight.

For creating the lighting design of offices or administrative and corporate buildings, professional designers are often hired. However, you can create a lighting scheme for your home by yourself. There are plenty of fairly simple schemes of home lighting. Moreover, it is not even necessary to go to the store to see the available lighting schemes, a lot of innovative ideas can be found on the Internet and you can buy everything you need in online stores.

Good luck in creating of your own home lighting design!



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