Friday, 6 September 2013

LivingLight: Hanging Garden OLED Pendant Lights Are Powered by the Soil They Contain


Exterior lighting not only adds to safety and security on your property, but it also creates a visual expansion between the indoors and out. Properly installed lighting fixtures can emphasise architectural details and create a welcoming appearance for your home. Outdoor lighting is a key tool to enhancing the beauty of your home.

Hanging garden pendant lights, when placed by the front door, provide safety and security while providing a welcoming portal for accepting guests into your home. A combination of visual weight and math when determining where to place these fixtures is the formula that you need.

Lori Zimmer posted an article at Inhabitat. Lori’s article talks features a new type of garden lighting – the OLED hanging pendant lights. Unlike other lighting fixtures where we use electricity or battery as power source, this type of lighting uses the soil they contain.

Friday, 30 August 2013

Steampunk Style: Scrappy Designs from Reclaimed Antiques


Lampshades are an integral part of any kind of lamp; they give the lamps their decorative uniqueness and grandeur. Furthermore, they cover the lighting fixtures and deliver a soft glow, lending a calm and subtle beauty to the lamps. Lampshade designs vary from extremely traditional and ornate to simple trendy ones.

Choosing the design of your lamp is important in order to have the best results. Before being distracted by colour and design, it's important to look at the shape of the lamp first. If your lamp has a round base then a round shade is usually the best option.

An article posted at Dornob features some unique designs of lamps and shades. These lighting fixtures are antique-looking with rustic look making it very unusual but beautiful.

For more on this featured lamps, read the full article at: http://dornob.com/steampunk-style-scrappy-designs-from-reclaimed-antiques/#axzz2bSgRjvj7 

Friday, 23 August 2013

BAR SAJOR: A BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL SEATTLE RESTAURANT


Proper restaurant lighting is an integral aspect of decor and helps to improve the aesthetic appeal of the interiors. Lighting sets any mood and boost up feeling of your restaurant. Setting ambient lights in a restaurant not only adds up to hospitality and warmth, but puts the customers at ease as well. More importantly, it also induces the appetite of customers and makes them crave for more food.

Light is very imperative to the taste buds. Poor light gives an idea that the food is not good enough. Perfect restaurant lighting plays a crucial role in keeping the customers wanting for more; that’s the aim of every successful restaurant entrepreneurs. However, before finalising the lighting designs, one should keep in mind about some important factors.

Maxwell Tielman posted an article at Design Sponge. The article features Bar Sajol, a bar in Seattle. In this article, you can get some ideas on how to decorate and light up your restaurant making it very much appealing to your customers.

Friday, 16 August 2013

BEFORE & AFTER: A BRIGHTENED, WHITENED BATHROOM


Your house has various living spaces where diverse activities are performed; it is more than just rooms. Each living space has objects that serve functional requirements for the specific tasks performed there, as well as for aesthetic appeal. Lighting fixtures are the best example of these objects. They reflect a certain mood and create a certain ambien which complements and reflects the individual's taste and attitude, as well as the personality of the dwellers.

A bathroom is a living space where daily ablutions are carried out and good lighting can really make a great difference whether when doing tasks or simply adding mood for that area of the house. There are various kinds of bathroom lighting fixtures and choosing the right ones is very critical.

An article published at Design Sponge can help you renovate your bathroom. By using proper lighting and other accessories, the article can help you brighten up your bathroom.

Friday, 9 August 2013

All About Home Lighting


Light bulbs are being chosen carefully during construction as these give a good lighting to brighten up our home. There are many purposes that lights can bring to our home. Lights make us feel comfortable in our home especially at night. It brightens our rooms, kitchen, dining room as well as the bathroom and garage. Moreover, it plays a significant role in bringing a good mood into the rooms.

A good lighting plan includes creating function, mood and harmony. You can start by carefully analysing your room: determining your room's function, the style and mood do you want to create and the work areas you would need task lighting.

An article posted at 101 Home Security can help you with your home lighting plans. The article talks about some tips on how to have good lighting conditions; from planning and discussing some lighting ideas for your living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Why You Should Consider Spotlights for Your Interior Design

Traditionally, spotlights are more frequently associated with commercial establishment settings. They are more commonly used in lighting up bars, clubs, shops or restaurants but today, homeowners are starting to choose spotlighting. This is because they want their homes to be as stylish as those commercial places we mentioned.


One of the advantages of using spotlight lighting is the amount of light this type of light can give. Spotlights are excellent for task lighting because they can illuminate one particular area extremely well but they can only direct their light to one spot only. Moreover, another reason why this type of lighting is advantageous is because they are inexpensive and energy-efficient – particularly LED’s.

Spotlights are excellent for your home because they help in complementing modern interiors with a stylish streamlined look. These lights have compact design making them tremendously less intrusive than traditional home lamps that tend to dominate the ceiling space and overall room ambiance.

Moreover, spotlights can be mounted in different ways and can be recessed on floors, walls, ceilings or furniture. This makes them a lot more versatile compared to any other type of lighting fixture that you can use when designing your house. They are also easy to realign anytime whenever you want to change the appearance of your room.

With this type of lighting fixture, you can do experiments with the way you use light in your home because of it has directional lighting. Unlike any other traditional single bulb, spotlights allow you to be particular on where you can focus your light. You can use them to accent paintings, furniture, sculptures and other features of your room.

Spotlights are available in a wide range of beam angles ranging from 60 to 120 degrees. This gives you more flexibility on what type of light you want to use. If you need a more concentrated pool of light, you need a narrower one. This lighting is perfect when featuring specific feature of the room. On the other hand, spotlight with larger beam angles spread light over a wider area and can be used for conventional purposes.

Aside from accent lighting, spotlights can also be used to light up your stairs, kitchen, outdoors and gardens. This type of lighting works for all your purposes and needs because they are bright. What separates spotlighting from any forms of lighting is its exceptional versatility. All you need to have is a creative mind to make your house elegant and stylish.

If you are looking for best spotlighting fixtures, check out Lighting HQ or visit www.lightinghq.com.au for more lighting bulbs.

Thursday, 24 January 2013

The Advantages of Employing LED Down Lights

Nowadays, numerous people are looking for efficient ways that will help them lessen their energy usage where they can save more cash. With regards to this certain matter, LED downlights can be of great help for you. Stop for a second! Well, there is something you ought to know first on why this lighting system is recommended when compared to other ones.

Fact of the matter is that, most of the customers today do not take into consideration this type of lighting. They have this perception that is not a worthwhile investment. Usually, they employ incandescent bulb, fluorescents and other lighting system to choose from. They are blinded by the economical prices of these lights. Yes these lights are cheap, nonetheless the problem is that they have a very limited life expectancy of 800 to 1200 hours. In addition, incandescent light bulbs produce heat, which would mean that there is a superb chance of overheating which can lead to house fire.

LED lights are highly risk-free compared to incandescent bulbs. Maybe you’ve heard about some other lights that contain detrimental chemicals like mercury and lead, but this specific light is actually chemical-free. Even though LED lights are a little bit costly, you can be sure that it gives a great deal of benefits. Shown below are the benefits you can obtain from it.

Efficiency
If you want maximal illumination, downlights can offer you 4 times brightness compared to some other lights. Additionally it has power saving capacity due to its elements. Ideally, this lighting system can survive longer compared to traditional lights. Definitely, you can conserve a lot of money when it comes to your electric power bills for you so you don’t need to alter your light bulbs more regularly.

Evironmental Friendly
Well, this absolutely is great news for individuals who want to help preserve the environmental surroundings in their very own means. For they don't cause pollution and over heat production. With LED lights you don’t have to bother about bringing any damage to the ecosystem.

Harmless
As pointed out previously, this light is not prone to overheating as it will just generate much lower heat levels and will not result in fire in return. Additionally, certainly no surprising explosions will arise.

Now you are aware about the advantages you can get from LED downlights where it can offer much ease for property owners and even for business owners. There are various LED lights you can come across online, all you have to do is to have a better look to every one you find and select one you prefer the most.

Watch this interesting YouTube Video on LED Downlights: