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1406 lighting stair Ideabooks
Design Safer Stairs and Halls With Universal Lighting Strategies
See how lighted handrails, stair treads and more can make navigating inclines and passages easier for all ages
"e how lighted handrails, stair treads and more can make navigating inclines and passages... given to lighting hallways and stairs. Navigating stairs can be a challenge for people... approach to lighting, the essence of the information can be transferred to a universal... universal lighting strategy for long halls and stairs is 3-way switches, easy and very... just good lighting sense. Best source for these LED lights is www.ilight-tech.com LEDs..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Fresh Combination of New and Old
"under the stairs adds more space to inventive New York kitchen... antique lighting all combine beautifully with fresh white cabinetry in this welcoming... wanted the light cabinetry to reflect the casual seaside environment," says Posillico... the back stairs. Would someone please verify??? We live in Indiana. So elegant and refined... Antique lighting, reclaimed wood and rustic stone provide an elegant contrast with..."
Pendant Lighting 101
With a full spectrum of shades, styles and colors, pendant lights wrap practical function in a pretty package
"pendant lights wrap practical function in a pretty package... well-layered lighting plan. Not only do they channel task lighting where it's needed, but... ts — lights that hang from a ceiling via cords, chains or poles — are essential... com/shop/lighting/pendant_lights/315/Glass+Pendant+Lights.htm These are simple and great... double as stair lighting as well as lighting for the loft.... Lighting is often ignored. SImple pendant lighting can make a huge difference in..."
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... 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... pendant lights in a dining room: Yes, you want them low enough to light the table..."
Modern Icons: Nelson Pendant Lights
"Bubble Lights. The first Nelson Bubble Light was designed by George Nelson in 1947... Pendant Light. It covers the bare bulb glare and fills rooms with a wonderful glow... of the light in this image. Because the Nelson Light gives off glowing light instead... glaring light, it works. This bright pendant looks so good with the glossy blue tiles... you this light against a lot of white and glass. It also looks wonderful next to a bright..."
10 Chandeliers for People Who Don't Like Chandeliers
Get all the chandelier benefits without channeling Liberace, thanks to wood, paper, wire — and even a surprising old-fashioned staple
"ample light (often quite flattering), provide an anchor and a focal point in a room... Entry hall light at my beach house. Galilee lighting is bringing a new fresh style of... design our lighting fixtures to fit the room size and provide adequate light for any space... style of lighting. For those looking for more chandelier or ceiling light ideas I recently... provide lighting for the dining table. Boy, was I wrong! These ARE NOT "chandeliers..."
Cascading Chandeliers: All Kinds of Gorgeous
"know that lights are supposed to be functional. They should light a table, an entry,... For a light fixture with maximum drama, consider the cascading chandelier. This is... feeling of lightness wherever it is used. I like how they also used those angled disc... smaller lights gathered in a column of glass and light does the job perfectly. It's... " this light casts a warm and inviting glow in this entryway. Hang a chandelier above..."
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... theater stair lights located on the wall opposite the handrail on our staircase. They..."
How to Get Your Stair Runners Right
"set of stairs. Bare wood stairs are beautiful, but they are very noisy. And if they... have wood stairs and a couple of children. It is the sound of a younger child racing... down the stairs, hotly pursued by an older sibling. That's just to the middle landing... bare wood stairs, because amid the slipping, bumping and crashing there was some colorful... language. Stair runners are a great solution to provide peace and quiet and added safety..."
Clear Staircases — They're a Real Glass Act
If you're flush with funds, you can have a ball with crystal on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar
"on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar... glass stairs, made popular by architect Peter Brohlin's for the iconic Fifth Avenue... glass stair can't be beat. Made of sheets of glass with an inner layer for strength... brings light into an interior space, it acts as a light well as shown in the 3rd... these stairs? :-)) Glass stairs looking always nice. The only concern I have is... glass stairs. If glass stairs, then only something like the blue glass in picture..."
Artful Stairs: Continuity in Steel
"nlike Stairs of Steel Seem to Nearly Float on Air... Stairs are one of those elements in a house that allow architects to really flex... parts of a stair are standardized — the height and length of risers and treads, railing... designing stairs is to treat them as a continuous surface, like a ribbon that wends its... steel stairs that express continuity of surface. The effects are minimal and modern... these stairs would easily cost more than, say, wood stairs. Considering the cost..."
How Walls Can Define the Space of Stairs
Encouraging movement or accentuating a transition, walls have the potential to give stairs the character of rooms
"to give stairs the character of rooms... articulating stairs and their parts, but here I'll focus on stairs that carve a space for... Stairs are a funny thing when looked at relative to other spaces in a house. They... these stairs with spaces also impact the spaces around them.... need a stair lined in mirrors! ; ) I'm intrigued by the stairs seeming to go to no... John, but stairs surrounded by walls miss the point. How can one make a grand entrance..."
Houzz Tour: Turning Tradition on Its Head in Vermont
Leopard-spotted stairs, Victoriana paired with Lucite and other daring style moves give a home in a shire a completely new twist
"otted stairs, Victoriana paired with Lucite and other daring style moves give a home... onto the stairs. The mix of fabrics is extraordinary. I love the orange in the living... those stairs It's their house and I hope they like it. Thank goodness I don't live... including the light fixture, upholstery, fireplace, even the flowers. I thought the wall... of the lights, the chair backs and the rug. Thanks for showing me how to get a little..."
Houzz Tour: Steering Toward Subtle Nautical in Los Angeles
From the striped stairs to the nautical touches, this Los Angeles home carries the personal stamp of its owners
"striped stairs to the nautical touches, this Los Angeles home carries the personal... make the stairs look like this?” Troyer let this request, along with one for incorporating... with more light and easier flow between rooms. Okay, LOVE the vinyl wallpaper on the... the stairs, great idea. Not a fan of the butcher block in the kitchen as it looks oversized... love the stairs and kitchen! A truly beautiful home! Would like to see more! Lovely..."
Geometric Runners Shape Stairway Style
Can a geometric-patterned runner hide stains, protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math
"protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math... striped stair runners, I haven't been able to get runners off my mind. And I've come... ones. Stair runners in general are excellent for injecting color and pattern into... where stairs were carpeted and due to the lighting, people fell. And why stop with... on your stairs make them run the full length and width of your stairs. This will also..."