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53 downlight Ideabooks
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
"space downlights, use dimmers and more... lights or downlights) can highlight a room's best feature or help us focus on the task... installing downlights in your kitchen, use a mix of wide-angle downlights for ambient... narrow-beam downlights for task lighting over your stove, sink and counters. Determine... Tip: LED downlights are growing in popularity as an alternative to halogen globes. But... gimbal downlights, fitted close to the mirror. Space them so that the light output..."
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
No Fall Guys, Please: Ideas for Lighting Your Outdoor Steps
Safety and beauty go hand in hand when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix
"— from downlights and sidelights to those set in the risers or built into the railings... lights and downlights built into the posts. Most of these accessories are easy to find... mix of downlights and a traditional porch light that ensures the house number is visible... Sure, downlights would probably be sufficient for this stairway, but in this case..."
Shower Lights Bathe Bathrooms in Brightness
Lighting in colors as dazzling or soothing as you choose can bring a whole new dimension to your shower routine
The Lowdown on High-Efficiency LED Lighting
Learn about LED tapes, ropes, pucks and more to create a flexible and energy-efficient lighting design that looks great
We'll Take It: The Overhead Light Everyone Will Love
Bask in Lamplight's Comfort This Season
Get pro insight on lamp styles, shades and ever-confusing bulbs to enjoy the benefits of lamplight on long, cold nights
Get the Lighting Right: 8 Mistakes to Avoid
"add two downlights on either side of my chandelier. The chamdelier lights the room... but the downlights light the table and it adds so much! I also put cans in all four... Using downlights over the vanity on a dimmer can help control the effect you discuss... recessed downlights everywhere. This is one of the most common errors that lighting... Using downlights over the vanity without adding lights on the side. Standing directly..."
8 Ways to Get Ambient Lighting Just Right
See clearly, boost energy and create the mood you want with these tips for harnessing natural and artificial light
Tell Us: How Would You Light This Room?
Get More Island Legroom With a Smart Table Base
Houzz Tour: 2 Prewar Condo Units Merge in Manhattan
Add a studio to an existing condo and what do you get? A modern loft-like home with an open feeling and an abundance of light
Ideabook 911: Help Me Finish My Foyer
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Paint Makeovers
Let your newly repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook
The Unparalleled Power of Trees