62 Dumbarton, VA Lighting Designers and Suppliers

A well-lit home is essential for both functional and aesthetic reasons. Lighting designers will analyze your Dumbarton, VA home's layout, structure and needs to create an effective lighting plan throughout your home. Though electrical engineers or interior designers can take on the task of outfitting your home with the appropriate lighting, a professional lighting designer explores lighting as a technique. More 
Shades of Light (804) 288-3235
Richmond, VA, 23230
1 mile from Dumbarton
Multi-channel retailer of unique lighting, rugs, mirrors and accent furniture. Distinguish your lifestyle! Read More
Richmond, VA, 23223
7 miles from Dumbarton
My lighting is created from materials that have a prior history. Reclaimed, reused, repurposed, a salvaged find. The color, texture and shape of each piece offers lighting that is... Read More
Richmond, VA, 23224
8 miles from Dumbarton
Based in Richmond Virginia, INARAY is celebrating 12 years of landscape lighting application and design. We provide professional outdoor lighting consultation, design, and... Read More
Powhatan, VA, 23139
22 miles from Dumbarton
As Virginias lighting specialists, Virginia Outdoor Lighting is the leader in architectural and landscape lighting for many locations. We provide our customers with the highest... Read More
Midlothian, VA, 23112
15 miles from Dumbarton
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is the local expert in outdoor and landscape lighting in Richmond, Midlothian and the surrounding areas. Whether you want path lighting for your... Read More
Lamplighter Shoppe (800) 768-4569
Williamsburg, VA, 23185
48 miles from Dumbarton
A Favorite of Designers, Architects, and Home Owners for over 35 years...Handcrafted and Formal Reproductions...Decorative Objects and Accessories....Brass, Copper, Wrought Iron,... Read More
Lighting By Design (804) 320-7270
Richmond, VA, 23235
8 miles from Dumbarton
Owned by Linda J. Chinn, a lighting consultant and designer with over 20 years experience, specializing in residential and landscape lighting. Company started in 2000 Read More
Reprotique (804) 288-2011
Richmond, VA, 23226
3 miles from Dumbarton
Traditional with a twist....Reprotique is a line of Reproduction Fine Art, Accessories and Lighting that is custom made and handcrafted in Richmond, Virginia Read More
Richmond, VA, 23230
1 mile from Dumbarton
RESCO USA (804) 353-2511
1 mile from Dumbarton
Light Tape (804) 355-1692
Richmond, VA, 23230
1 mile from Dumbarton
Henrico, VA, 23233
6 miles from Dumbarton
Bill Toombs Ltd (804) 282-6554
Richmond, VA, 23226
3 miles from Dumbarton
Bill Toombs Ltd (804) 282-6554
Richmond, VA, 23226
3 miles from Dumbarton
BWS Landscaping (804) 204-1568
Richmond, VA, 23220
4 miles from Dumbarton
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What Is a Lighting Plan Designer?

Lighting designers often have a knowledge of physics, optics, ergonomics and environmental issues along with an eye for construction and design, allowing them to devise lighting plans that not only improve visibility but create hierarchies, dynamics and a mood within a space. Often working in conjunction with an architect or interior designer, lighting designers will work to incorporate reflective surfaces and integrate daylight. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of lighting: Interior Designers & Decorators, Design-Build Firms, Electrical Contractors.

Think about how you plan to use each area of your Dumbarton, VA home. It's important to communicate to your Virginia lighting designer which space will be used as an office and which will be a media room, for example, as these will require very different lighting methods. In addition, consider how you'd prefer to control the lights. Lighting technology today includes dimmers, sensors, photocells (that let lights react to the amount of daylight in a space), programmable scene controls (that let you program different settings for varied lighting) and whole-house lighting controls (that let you control all or a portion of your home's lights from one source), allowing you to tailor your lighting controls however you wish.

Be wary of electricians or sales reps posing as lighting designers. Identify professional lighting designers by finding out whether they're involved in lighting programs or associations such as the International Association of Lighting Designers, and confirming that they have LC (Lighting Certification) or CLC (Certified Lighting Consultant) credentials. You can find more lighting in Richmond, Tuckahoe, Mechanicsville, Short Pump and Laurel.

Questions to ask a prospective lighting designer:

  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • Are you a participant of any professional programs or associations?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can the job get done?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about when there are changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

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