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1715 countertop lighting Ideabooks
Universal Lighting Design Strategies for 4 Key Home Areas
Brighten the way for eyes of any age with ambient and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty
"and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty... Lighting can create drama by accentuating dark areas and creating bright focal points... balanced lighting levels. All rooms — and ages — can benefit from this simple lighting... with pot-light/down-lights! That is the nightmare of good lighting design. You can... closet lighting. :) One thing that's lighting friendly at my house are the movie... natural light/daylight in your clothes closet brought in by a tube roof light, I'd..."
Skinny Windows: Exclamation Points of Light
"walls with light and well-curated views... openness and light. I must have light. I have some skinny windows and they are a real challenge... evening lights in big windows can highlight your life. Third - weather - you might... to let light in and also let me see my pretty yard outside. Decision confirmed!... wanted more light, we'd pinch the middle of the curtain with a ribbon. Forgot about those... let the countertop place a restriction on the size of the window. The intersect each..."
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..."
Houzz Tour: A Light and Bright Victorian
"Obviously, light was very important. How were you able to achieve such a light and airy... in with light, airy, contemporary spaces. Even the roof, which appears flat from the... full of light and to make it the interiors appear spacious and open. Thus, they have... house "Light-hearted Victorian." Lucky for us, Shelly agreed to spill to us how she... home is light and airy. This home was certainly given the love that it needed! I..."
The Beauty of Contrast: Modern Lighting in Traditional Rooms
"types of lighting available than ever today, from both stylistic and functional points... that good lighting is an absolutely essential ingredient in the look, feel and function... modern light fixtures. A strategically placed table, floor, wall or pendant lamp can... piece of lighting in a traditional setting can transform the entire space. Here are... modern lighting elevates the look of the space. Galilee lighting make beautiful c..."
House Hunting? Look Carefully at the Light
"placed lighting fixtures, and keep the window coverings light, airy, and light filtering... flick on a light switch in the summer. Pure magic! Not only check for light but angle... block our light. We not only have excellent light from the south, it comes from at least... lots of light coming in, giving us good light and a fantastic view over the landscape... even more light. Light, space and character, those are the requirements for me. Anything..."
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..."
Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"Cave. And light wood with light colors may feel more cottagey than you're wanting. Here's... Going light or dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines... open and light, yet warm and cozy. beautiful floors. Love the light wood laminate flooring... medium to light woods for cleaning and EZ living. Are medium shade woods the safer option... windows and lighting of high ceiling. IMHO dark wood too hard to keep looking shiny and..."
15 Ways a Mirror Can Light Up Your Morning
"vanity for light fixtures on both sides of 2 mirrors, a mirror behind each sink. But I... with the light fixture going through the mirror in the center. Should I stick to plan... provide even lighting on your face, whereas overhead lighting can create shadows. Sneak... entire countertop, add a shaving mirror to the space where a larger mirror is lacking... with side lighting. Install fixtures on both sides of your mirror versus overhead. Side-lit..."
More Storage and Light for a Seattle Kitchen
Removing walls and replacing dysfunctional features give a kitchen a bright look and better function
"space and light made it less than desirable by today’s standards. Architect Anne Scott... touch of lighting in these kitchens! I like this kitchen very much and am not usually... island countertop? I agree...great Reno:) as to the before and after pics the thing... feel the lighting played a big part in whole transformation. Of course the new appliances... their lighting choices alot. Don't forget to bring out at least some of the kids..."
Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash
Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center
"style and light into any kitchen. Whether you opt for a single window or a long row of... of more light and possibly a wonderful view is worth any extra cleaning for me. We... to add light in an otherwise small space. Property is still for sale! Wish I would... to give light but also some privacy between us and our neighbors. The previous kitchen... natural light. I also like how they included a window behind the cabinet shelving..."
Houzz Tour: Brooklyn Townhouse Full of Light
New York architect Ben Herzog gives a 20th-century townhouse a fresh look while preserving its history
"as much light in as possible. Architect Ben Herzog opened up the space, using light... chairs, and light up the fireplace. I saw a wonderful lighting product in a client's home... The light that come in is amazing! I love all the details! To live in Brooklyn... space and light. The design is perfect. Toni McGonigle Even the outside is lovely... wonderful light flowing in everywhere. We restore house 200 or more years old in France..."
Let There Be Light! Kitchen Window Ideas
"provide light, a connection to the outdoors, a green catalyst to control temperature... privacy and light are a great option too. Windows need to be seen in drawings in elevation... divided lights or not, not to mention finishes, send a strong message about the style... to add light as well, or to just showcase a collection. Good point. Contemporary kitchen... at the countertop level and design it to be a fixed glass. Side lights add needed..."
My Houzz: Light and Serenity Fill an 1890 Home
Remodeling enhances a Jerusalem home’s architecture while bringing in more sunlight and a peaceful vibe
"lack of light,” says Ephraim Cohen. He and his wife, Yehudit, bought the house two... home with light and to improve the quality of the space. The structure presented many... Smart Light Series. http://www.smartenergytoday.net/smart-light-series/ I see that... flow of light. I am not a fan of very contemporary kitchens and baths but this home... airy, light-filled - gorgeous. I'm impressed at how stone can be made to look so..."
In the Details: A Storage ‘Jewel Box’ Lights a Manhattan Loft
Mirrored shelves bounce sunlight into an apartment’s formerly dark core, while a fireplace provides nighttime glow
"natural light: two things city dwellers can’t get enough of. For a client in Manhattan’s... bring light to this core, the designers pulled one of the oldest tricks in the books... adequate lighting from cans, pendents, and under counter lights. Would really have loved... Island light: Cleo Pendant, Tech Lighting; counters: Caesarstone in Concrete; floors:... natural light, so to brighten the center of the apartment, the designers multiplied..."