Six common indoor lighting methods

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The clever lighting design can not only bring a safer and more comfortable living experience to the occupants, but also make the whole space look more beautiful;

It can also add emotion and fun to life. Choosing the appropriate lighting method according to different functional areas is an important part of home lighting design.

General lighting

General lighting is to achieve the most basic functional lighting, regardless of local special needs.

It has the effect of making the brightness distribution of the whole home lighting more uniform, so that the light of the whole space environment is integrated.

The light source used in general lighting has high power and high lighting efficiency. For example, the flush mount ceiling led lights in the living room or bedroom can achieve the effect of general lighting. It can keep the whole space bright at night and meet the basic lighting requirements.

Accent lighting

Accent lighting is to set up one or more lighting fixtures to meet the special needs of certain parts of the room to provide more concentrated light for the area.

Localized lighting achieves high illuminance with less light source power in a small area, and it is also easy to adjust and change the direction of light.

This type of lighting is suitable for some areas with high lighting requirements, such as installing a bedside lamp at the head of the bed, or adding a desk lamp with higher illumination on the desk to meet the needs of work and reading.

In a larger space, there are usually more than one local lighting area, and multiple lighting fixtures can be distributed in multiple parts of the space to decorate the space.

However, it should be noted that on the countertops that work continuously for a long time, only local lighting can easily cause visual fatigue.

Directional lighting

Directional lighting is a high-brightness lighting method to emphasize a specific target and space. It can highlight a theme or part as needed, and reasonably adjust the color, strength and size of the light source.

In the indoor lighting arrangement, directional lighting is usually used to obtain a concentrated and bright lighting effect in the illuminated area. The number of lamps required should be determined according to the area of ​​the illuminated area.

The most common directional lighting is above the dining table in the restaurant. The design of a set of chandeliers allows the visual focus to focus on the more beautiful and delicious food, while creating a warm and comfortable dining atmosphere.

The popular directional lighting includes adjustable downlights, recessed spotlights etc.

Hybrid lighting

Hybrid lighting is a lighting method consisting of general lighting and local lighting.

From a certain point of view, this lighting method is actually based on general lighting, depending on different needs, plus local lighting and decorative lighting, so that the entire indoor space has a certain brightness, and can meet more comfortable work. / Living on the illuminance standard needs.

This is the most commonly used lighting method in indoor space.

Hybrid lighting is often used in large indoor spaces. At this time, it is necessary to make a reasonable layout to make the lighting levels organized and avoid unnecessary waste of light sources.

Accent lighting

The accent lighting design is more decorative, and its purpose is to shape some soft accessories or carefully arranged spaces, so that the entire space can be visually focused.

People’s eyes can’t help but notice the illuminated area to enhance the texture of the display and highlight the beauty.

In addition to ceiling spotlights, linear lights can also achieve accent lighting effects, but their light is softer than spotlights.

No main lamp lighting

Mainless lighting is a design technique of modern style, which is to pursue a minimalist space effect.

But this does not mean that there is no main lighting, but the lighting is designed as a hidden lighting hidden in the ceiling.

This lighting method is actually more demanding in design than external lighting. When decorating, the ceiling must be suspended first, and the various lighting effects and brightness of the lights, the coordination of the ceiling and the main style, and the impact of the ceiling on the space must be considered.

No main light does not mean that the main light is saved, but the main light is subject to the ceiling style to achieve the effect of seeing the light but not the shape, and making the room have a uniform brightness, and the effect of seeing the light but not the source.

The most popular no-main lamp lighting is the magnetic track light system which is recessed installation into ceiling, working for different lighting type such as linear floodlights, grille spotlights, track spotlights and pendant lights, etc.