When it comes to adequately lighting a room, there are basically three types of lighting which can be used. General lighting provides a blanket layer of light throughout the room and generally comes from a central, overhead lighting source. Accent lighting comes from fixtures used to highlight certain items or spaces, or to add a […]
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Although the bathroom is mainly a task oriented space, it doesn’t mean that it can’t be beautified. Besides, a room in which we spend so much time should bring pleasure as well as functionality to the users.
We’ve looked at adding the base coat of ambient lighting to the bathroom, and we’ve looked at providing sufficient task lighting to those areas which we give our close attention for grooming and preparing. Now the bathroom needs a touch of decorative accent lighting that will not only further brighten it up, but will also make it a more pleasant place to spend our time…
Since the bathroom is the area most used for primping and grooming, it makes sense to have adequate lighting for such detailed tasks. However, many times we will go for long periods of time straining and struggling to see ourselves sufficiently, pressing ever closer to the mirror or squinting our eyes, before realizing that we […]
The bathroom is often considered unimportant on our list of rooms that require creative lighting. However, nothing could be further from the truth. This is the room where most of our grooming occurs, not to mention bathing, adjustment of clothing and the occasional reading of a magazine. Therefore, a good deal more attention should be directed to providing appropriate lighting which will accommodate this variety of tasks and activities…
Even though most people don’t give it the attention it deserves, the bathroom is one of the most important rooms in a home for lighting. It is also a space which requires the big three in lighting strategy: ambient, task and accent. Therefore, properly planning bathroom lighting is essential before renovating or improving the area…