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What is the best lighting over vanity? Are side lights next to mirror

10 years ago
better? What about recessed lights over area? Thanks!
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    10 years ago
    last modified: 10 years ago
    We recommend vertical illumination on the sides of the mirror whenever possible for the most flattering light for the face (read: no harsh shadows). Recessed ceiling downlights are a nice addition to the vanity lights when mounted above the sink about 12" from the wall.

    To get more information on the subject, you can read our articles on bathroom vanity lighting and on layered lighting design for bathrooms, written by our ALA certified lighting experts.

    We also carry a wide selection of bath bars, wall sconces, and bathroom vanity lights to suit a variety of tastes.

    I hope this helps!
    Feel free to call one of our expert lighting consultants. (866) 954-4489
  • 8 years ago

    what is the spacing on the sconces and the vanity? I am trying to squeeze in 5" sconces into 8" gutters around 24" medicine cabinets. I am nervous that it will look too cramped, but your spacing looks proportional.