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How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube
New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home’s energy efficiency by opening a room to the sky
"single 10" light tunnel should easily spread light over 60 sq.ft. of area. arteshouse:... put 2 light tubes in the kitchen and rarely turn on kitchen lights before dusk. Cool... of the light tube drum fixtures. Very stylish. This article states that light tubes... laundry area. A skylight can be designed in different styles. Galilee lighting make... Without the light tube, the only natural light in the kitchen came from the garden window..."
Creative Ideas for Space-Saving Bedside Lighting
"off the light, but once the lights were hung far enough up for clearance, the switch... bedside lighting. Most of our lighting has functional on/off switches so no having... book but, lights up the area nicely You could solve the problem of not being able to... reading light on a gooseneck as well as general light with cool rectangular shade.... The light shown down on my face and this particular pair had a really awkward switch..."
Universal Bath Design: Light Your Bathroom for All Ages and Abilities
Learn about uplighting, downlighting, visual cueing and avoiding glare for a bathroom that's safe and works for all
"includes lighting. Younger homeowners might like the vibe and ambience of colored LEDs... need more light to make their space work. While so many of us love the crisp bathrooms... universal lighting scheme for your bathroom doesn't mean it has to be dull. Here are... examples of lighting techniques and material selections that can make your bathroom sparkle... marble Sink lighting Love lights, tiles, brushed silver Lighting https://www.affordablevariety..."
Modern Lighting Gives Traditional Homes a Twist
"I love lights! I think an well chosen light fitting can often give a room just that... these lights? I'm not sure how hard and fast any rules about light fixture size... $1000 light. So in love with my kitchen light fixture. I'm with you, Smanke. I looked... living areas. Nothing makes a place feel more cozy than to have the light sources... top hat light fixture I've been holding onto. I'm a fan of those bocci pendants, I've..."
Get Your Light Right for a Healthy House
Homes that are too bright at night and too dark during the day are ruining our health. Here's what you can do
"important lighting decisions have nothing to do with lamps. And lighting decisions can... think of lighting choices as a matter of personal preference, something that’s part... halogen lights are known triggers for migraines. Let there be natural light! I knew... speaking the light coloured blind gives privacy and light while still enabling you to see... amount of light that comes in from the moon and other ambient light. Any suggestions..."
Weekend Decorating: 8 Ideas for Lighting Your Entry
"about lighting. For those who already have a fully furnished entry, I'm starting... ideas for lighting your entryway. Let's see if we can turn that frown upside down in... funny, the lighting is about the only thing that does work (aesthetically) my entry.... ining area of an older, smallish, home. Would love to see some inspiration. Thanks... love the light fixture in the fist picture. You note it as being a "Minka Lavery pendant..."
7 Pro Lighting Tips for Budding Home Photographers
Learn how to control daylight and artificial light to get high-quality home photos even if you're just starting out
"artificial light to get high-quality home photos even if you're just starting out... over the lighting. Selecting the right time of day, fill-in light or Photoshop touches... their lighting, which can be very subjective and change with time. Many interior... to the lighting. The view outside any windows is bright and a little blurry, which... are some lighting tips that can take your photos from average to amazing...."
Guest Picks: Contemporary Lighting for All Kinds of Needs
Task lamps, floor lamps, pendants ... Whether you’re reading in bed or want a glow overhead, there’s a light here for you
"there’s a light here for you... items, lighting fixtures can be a major draw. Desirable designs are sold by all kinds... kinds of lights these days, from floor lamps to task lamps to beautiful pendants.... the only lights were attached to unattractive ceiling fans? That happened to me. I’m... selection of lighting is sure to inspire. — Emily from Merrypad... dimly lighted area. If this has been discussed, please point me in the right direction..."
Wooden Chandeliers Radiate Warmth
Add a uniquely warm top note and an element of the unexpected to a room with a chandelier designed in wood
"living area, and the room feels cozier on contact. Here are eight great ways to... Dramatic LightModern Lighting: Swinging From the Chandeliers... seating area and keeps the composition from feeling off kilter, and it repeats the... living area and picks up the color of the brick. The two-tier wooden chandelier helps... More:Divine Lighting: The White ChandelierSensational Chandeliers Cast Rooms in Dramatic..."
Lighting: The Hardest Working Fixtures of the Home
"right lighting adds drama and elegance with a mix of natural light supplemented with... nester—lighting probably functions as your home's hardest working element. Well planned... planned lighting makes every activity a whole lot more enjoyable, whether it be game... accent lighting. A balance of fixtures and sunlight sustains the warmth of a room... recessed lighting. Thank you for this Ideabook on Lighting. After completely remodeling..."
The Ecofriendly Kitchen: Light Your Kitchen Right
"cient lighting of all: natural daylight. Look to your light switches as an important... amount of lights. At a minimum, your general overhead lighting, accent pendants and... kitchen lighting goes beyond replacing your old bulbs with more efficient models.... consumed by lighting can be easy with a kitchen that's designed for flexibility and makes... unnecessary lights off or dimming them reduces energy consumption. *Dimmers provide flexibility..."
My Houzz: Light and Bright in an Amsterdam High-Rise
Crisp white fabrics and finishes plus lots of natural light equals a modern Netherlands apartment with no room for the blues
"natural light equals a modern Netherlands apartment with no room for the blues... natural light — and an elevator. To avoid any semblance of a cold, dark space, Dussouchaud... dining area combine in a big open room and allows more natural light comes in. I... northern light for your creative work. Thank you for sharing. light flows thru the... inviting. The light colors work very good here, we need more bright light! Ah, I see the..."
Houzz Tour: Light Is Right for a Modern German Home
Newly found natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a family in Münster
"natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a... into a light, functional and modern family home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... natural light, the open shelving and the table and chairs. What a beautiful reno,... (living areas). I love the toddlers room. She added more color but kept it soft. Is... dining area as her workspace and photography studio for her food blog, Liz & Jewels..."
Tastemakers: Talents Shine in New Lighting Designs
"beautiful lighting. The couple met in 1994 when working for the same graphic design... site-specific light fixtures for their boutique-hotel clients. Thus, Inspired Wire Studios... knowledge of light — and an ability to make just about any idea come to life — has resulted... addition to light!! :) Beautiful designs combining function and form. I see a lot of variations... put each light into a 3-D model to check the scale," says Policky. Rectilinear shapes..."
Kitchen of the Week: More Light, Better Layout for a Canadian Victorian
Stripped to the studs, this Toronto kitchen is now brighter and more functional, with a gorgeous wide-open view
"natural light. By opening up the kitchen to the backyard, expanding windows and using... This area of Toronto, even if it does represent the largest continuous area of preserved... eat in area without sacrificing the open airy feel. Love the glass wall for the... natural light. Brilliant use of the space and a great solution for bringing in more... more light. Oh, BTW, beautiful too. I LOVE this renovation - it appears for what the..."