Tag Archives: ambient lighting

Active Adult Design | Best Lighting Practices for Kitchen + Bath

[su_row] [su_column size=”1″] Active Adult Design | Best Lighting Practices for Kitchen + Bath [/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1″] Most American adults age 50 years and older desire to stay in their current home and maintain an independent and active lifestyle. The “snow bird’ phenomenon is less common for retirees than one may think. It’s […]

Layered Lighting 101: How to properly light a room for both style and function

Layered Lighting 101 Article

Lighting has the ability to make or break the look and feel of your home. Without the right lighting – focal points, architectural details, unique textures and even colors can be lost, overlooked or nullified. The key to a good lighting plan is a layered approach that combines three types of light: Ambient, task and accent […]

How to achieve a layered lighting design in your home

Layered lighting designs can be seen in a variety of both remodel and new construction home projects these days. Even designers who are certified in creating Aging-in-Place environments for the older population credit layered lighting designs to accomplishing both functional and aesthetic goals for a particular room. If you’re wondering how you can achieve a […]

Getting ambient lighting right

Our friends at Houzz.com recently posted an article, 8 Ways to Get Ambient Lighting Just Right, focusing on how to see clearly and create the perfect mood in a room by harnessing natural and artificial light. We’ve summarized the points below. Enjoy! 1. Exploit natural lighting. For rooms used primarily during the daytime, natural light […]