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Get Your Home's Recessed Lighting Right
Learn the formula for how much light a room needs plus how to space downlights, use dimmers and more
"how much light a room needs plus how to space downlights, use dimmers and more... mix of lighting, and recessed lighting is a big part of that success. Well-placed... recessed lighting (also known as can lights or downlights) can highlight a room's... amount of recessed lighting into your life.... Lighting design is both an art and a science. Our homes thrive when we choose the... yourself some recessed lights. Don't forget about energy issues. New recess lighting should..."
Recessed Lighting 101
Looking to brighten a drab, dim space? Recessed lighting may be your answer. Here's what you need to know
"space? Recessed lighting may be your answer. Here's what you need to know... it is: Recessed lighting, sometimes called recessed cans or can lighting, is installed... to put recessed lights on a dimmer. That way, you can control the light levels at... 4 inch recessed lights, how far off the wall should I place lights. I read 24 inches... aphic-recessed-lighting-layout.html @pegasus lighting My designer is recommending..."
Medicine Cabinets: Should You Get a Recessed or Wall-Mounted Style?
"think. Recessed cabinets look great but might require more work than you bargained... overhead light on - this way it will light the front of the mirror. If your light fixtures... had a recessed medicine cabinet with a light over it. When my parents built their... prefer recessed medicine cabinets. I don't have any in this house and I miss them... meets a recessed cabinet seamless. In this room, the mirrored cabinets needed to stick..."
Recess Time: Boost Your Bathroom Storage With a Niche
Carve out space behind the drywall to add shelves or cabinets, giving you more room for bathroom essentials and extras
"“Recession" is an ugly word when it comes to the economy. However, it's a glorious... Adding some lighting to recess can also give a great effect "In bathrooms where every... keep the recess in the wall and just install glass shelving instead. I do like the... small. Recessed vanities were part of the solution when I remodeled one bath and added... thus the recessed vanity was used here also. I did that in my bathroom re-do. recessed..."
Recessive Color: 8 Eye-Catching Niches, Nooks and Crannies
"nothing but light of different wavelengths and frequencies, so each color has its own energy... necessarily a recess) would be to make your Kitchen Island a bold contrasting color. Since... Add lighting within the niche to intensify the effect. I like the mix of traditional... palette light and neutral if you want a soothing vibe.For a similar color palette,... mix of light and dark neutrals rounds out the palette nicely.For a similar color palette..."
How to Light Your Bathroom Right
Get ready for your close-up in a bath that's a sanctuary with task, accent, decorative and ambient lighting
"proper lighting. I spoke with two lighting experts about how best to transform a... refuge with light. Here's their advice.... Natural light, task lights above each vanity, lighting over the tub, and even accent... natural light first then electric lights well placed. While natural light is wonderful... want more lighting in general & you may want to add recessed lighting at the edge of... 3 led recessed lights on dimmer, led chandelier and led strip light under cabinets..."
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
Get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want
"accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where... whether your lighting works. Lighting is a telltale sign of design quality and one of the... composition of light, layers, direction and flow. If your lighting choreography consists... years, the lighting trends change," says Melissa Kilgore, a lighting specialist at Ferguson... right, lighting functions as a carefully tuned orchestra, creating a pitch-perfect..."
Idea of the Week: Two-Arm Lights in the Kitchen
"kitchen lighting by using a unexpected fixture in a practical way... rely on recessed lighting to illuminate countertops and other workspaces. However,... rooms to light. Not only are there loads of nooks and crannies that need to be lit for... important to light each working surface for safe and effective cooking. Many kitchens rely... instead of recessed ceiling lights, but I would say under cabinet lights would still be..."
The Ultimate Nightlight
"of the lighting world. So where better to hang one than in a bedroom? "Recessed lighting... lighting is useful in a lot of rooms, but I think a fixture gives better lighting... intimate lighting," says Suzy Treby of Treby Spanedda Interiors in Midland Park, New... ceiling fan/light fixture as it was never used and it was inexpensive and looked it. We... fan and light called a fandalier Here is my bedroom decorated at Christmas. The vintage..."
How to Light a Kitchen for Older Eyes and Better Beauty
Include the right kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and visually pleasing for all
"kinds of light in your kitchen's universal design plan to make it more workable and... on of light, so that more light is often needed to see. This changes how we perceive... amount of light, location of the light source and color temperature will improve your... and our lighting requirements change. The ability to focus on near objects decreases... different lighting solutions. These solutions won't benefit just them; they will also..."
Pick the Right Pendant for Your Kitchen Island
Don't settle for bland builder-grade pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's style
"pendant lights when you can have your pick of colors and kinds to match your kitchen's... droplet lights. Builder-grade pendant lights have become as predictable as maple and... Because the lights that hang over your kitchen peninsula are a great opportunity to amp... pendant lights of different styles. Some are more subdued, some are major scene stealers... style of light? Any suggesion would be great! Those blue morrocan lights just slay me..."
8 Creative Lighting Solutions for Food Prep
Get all the task illumination you need while distracting the eye from fluorescents, following the lead of the kitchens here
"from can lights, fluorescents and LEDs. Here are eight creative ideas for lighting your... Lighting can be a real doozy when you’re assembling your dream kitchen. Not only... softer light sources you desire. They key to finding this balance often lies in choosing... about lighting! @Studio41 fluorescent lights are awful but you made the right decision... their lighting perfectly. The over-sized pendants provide great light and look amazing..."
How to Get the Pendant Light Right
"popular lighting choice for a wide range of rooms. Being aware of a few basic guidelines... pendant lights do I need? Can LED lights provide enough task lighting? Are they dimmable... arc of light. Personally, I would go for a practical recessed lighting over the bench... of the lighting is stunning!! I'm having a hard time picking pendant lights for a... pendant lights have to proved light to the countertop surface yet, if you're sitting..."
Bedroom Pendants Hang With the Best Styles
"pendant lights by a bed are as stylish as they are practical... right light fixture. As a designer, I consider lighting to be my secret weapon. Entire... ndant lights aren't just for kitchens. Most rooms, including bedrooms, can really... Consider lighting up your bedside with a pendant-style fixture instead of a table lamp... additional light with can lights. Can lights are inexpensive to install and have a discreet..."
When 2 Chandeliers Are Better Than 1
Double chandeliers can solve design dilemmas and give you twice the opportunity to show off your rooms in the best light
"ample light, but they also create a pleasing symmetrical effect. Check out the d... go with recessed lighting in that portion of the room if I didn't have to .... so... funkiness. The lights are too big to be used as a pair...they overwhelm the space, and they're... targeting lighting issues still wanted to maintain a common flow to an additional adjacent... chandelier or light fixture from Texas Lightsmith is made how you design it. The two light..."