Archive | June, 2011

Liven Up Your Hallway with These Lighting Ideas

Hallways, like entranceways, are often ignored when it comes to proper and attractive lighting. Usually, they are equipped with only a single, traditional bulb or small fixture placed in the center of the long expanse which is meant to light the entire space. This is a problem because hallways are often either one of the […]

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Creating Welcoming Foyers and Entranceways with Light

Light bathes your home in brilliance, enhances its features and draws attention to your precious treasures. However, before guests have a chance to see the interior of your precious abode, they must first encounter the entranceway or foyer upon entering from the outside world. Quite often the foyer and other entranceways are ignored when it […]

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Beautify the Bedroom with Accent Lighting

Now that ambient lighting has been established to give an overall illumination to the bedroom, and task lighting has been placed to give additional light to reading and work areas, attention is turned to beautifying the room with accent lighting. Accent lighting is used to enhance and bring attention to objects or areas of a […]

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Illuminate Bedroom Work and Leisure with Task Lighting

Once ambient lighting has been established for the bedroom, the next step is to determine areas which require task lighting. Task lighting provides more direct light to an area that is being utilized for reading, sewing, or other forms of close work in order to better illuminate the task and to help reduce eye strain. […]

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Considering a Bedroom’s Ambient Lighting

We have looked at how a bedroom is often used for numerous activities besides sleeping such as romance, dressing and grooming, relaxing, reading and even working. Due to its diversity, the bedroom requires various sources of light. Proper bedroom lighting is particularly important because most activities carried out in the bedroom are done during dark […]

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