Bathroom re-no,need ideas for lighting
joelinmur
February 4, 2013 in Design Dilemma
we are re-doing our ensuite bathroom ,taking out the tub and putting in a large steam shower. What is the best type of lighting to use around the vanity so as to keep it bright for putting on makeup and not to cast shadows?
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You need to keep your lighting at face level. A lot will depend on your mirrors. Ultimately, lighting at this level will look the best. Also, keep in mind, you need the right "shade" of lighting. some fluorescent lights will throw a green cast...you don't want that! Make sure that you go to a lighting store where you can see the difference between light bulbs and what will fit into the light fixture that you're buying.

And don't rule out pendants! This second picture isn't of the quality of the first, but a combination of can lights and pendants were used.

I also love the mirrors that are now backlit or seem to "glow". You see a lot of those in hotels now. We haven't had any clients want to use those in their baths, but I hope soon I'll get someone to use one!
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oops...sorry it came across sideways!
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