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When it comes to interior design, lighting is the magical element that brings everything together, displaying everything in their best light, so to speak. Lighting has the ability to create mood and effortlessly adjust the ambiance of any space. There are varied types of lighting fixtures that help adding just the right amount of light to serve different purposes. Apart from general low lighting that is used for overall illumination, there is task lighting, and accent lighting that increases the functionality of an interior and makes it more aesthetically pleasing.
In this article, we look at a lovely contemporary home design by Haus Werkz to see the ways different types of lighting fixtures can be used to create a relaxing, cohesive and lively interior.
A recessed or downlight is one of the most versatile lighting fixtures out there. They are inserted into a hollow opening on the ceiling, making it appear as if the light emanates from the ceiling itself. There are different varieties of recessed lighting that gives a broader floodlight, or a narrower spotlight. Apart from being a part of functional general lighting, recessed lights make great decorative elements, allowing you to add more depth to a room without having to take up space. You can add a dimmer to your recessed lights to have better control of the ambiance created by lighting.
Track lights are one of the easiest ways to highlight certain parts of a room and add a little more drama to an otherwise monotonous setting. Using the same colour tones in both the track lights and the general lighting of a room helps beautifully blend them in without creating harsh lines. Due to the variety of styles and materials, they come in, you can incorporate track lights to decorate any design style from traditional to contemporary interiors. In this lovely contemporary Haus Werkz design featured above, they have added a set of track lights focusing the wall where the TV is mounted, creating a nice focal point and a cozy gathering area in the living room.
Accent lighting is when you use a light fixture to highlight a particular area or an object. They are a great way to shift attention to more aesthetically pleasing parts of a room. A well-placed accent light creates visual interest in any room, working as a decorative element that also often serve a function such as being a night light or a light illumination when the general lights are not used. In this contemporary bedroom, a soft accent light has been used to create a pleasant silhouette of the headboard, giving the illusion of a larger bed, and further accentuating its rich dark colour.
One of the best and easiest ways to enhance the functionality of any room, task lighting uses dedicated light fixtures to give sufficient lighting to better accomplish a specific activity in a place. Desk lamps are a classic example of task lighting. They can be used as a way to enhance the general lighting of a space, or even instead of them when a particular task is done. Task lighting reduces eye strain and helps create a more efficient environment for a specific task that is better accomplished with extra light. In this contemporary design, Haus Werkz has used a swing arm lamp to provide a focused and bright illumination to a study area.
Ring lights are a type of circular fluorescent or LED light fixtures that recently gained popularity. They are often used by social media influencers to get a flattering and even illumination in their pictures or videos with little to no visible shadows. They also make for great decorative elements in contemporary interiors due to their sleek aesthetic and the soft light that beautifully enhances the ambiance of any room, especially in vanity areas and bathrooms. The circular shape of a ring light also helps soften any rigid or angular corners, without taking up too much space.
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Designing a ‘smart’ interior does not simply mean imbuing it with smart technology. It also means that you configure the layout, use classy materials, and make the overall space as organized as possible. Below, we’ll be taking a look at 5 key elements of a smartly designed home interior in Singapore: 1. Using intelligent control systems Interior Design, Home Renovation Image Source: ID Gallery Interior Design, Home Renovation Image Source: ID Gallery Intelligent control systems refer to the technology that makes your house automated. It’s usually connected to
Are you facing challenges with your kitchen storage? Feel like everything remains disorganized and cluttered no matter how much you try to keep it organized? Can’t separate the utensils from the crockery and cutlery? Don’t worry – Excel Hardware has got you covered. With their diverse range of amazing kitchen hardware, you’ll never feel like your kitchen is in a state of disarray again. If you’re wondering which ones to choose to start your hardware planning, here are 3 items that
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How To Enhance Your Kitchen Area By Incorporating A Stylish And Functional Kitchen Island Design The kitchen island is a new-age versatile addition to the most top-tier kitchen interiors in Singapore. It is a significant furnishing piece that can make a difference in your kitchen setup more than you might realise. From assisting you with extra space for cooking preparation to becoming a quick dining area, kitchen islands are versatile. Let’s have a look at some of the ways for you to enhance your
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Discover The Steps To Design Kitchen Cabinets That Seamlessly Blend Style And Practicality Wouldn’t you love to have one of the posh kitchen cabinet designs that are quite popular? After all, the kitchen has become a statement-maker, as well. This is a quick guide that will help you understand how you can add a stylish and practical kitchen cabinet design and completely redefine the cooking space: Step 1 – Defining Your Preference Interior Design, Home Renovation, Image Source: Design 4 Space The first step
5 Clever Solutions For A Spacious Feel In Your Home Creating a spacious appeal for your home can be more challenging and daunting than it might appear to be. However, you can still use many of the space-saving solutions. Once again, we are here with 5 clever ways for you to make the most of your space, let’s have a look: 1. A Complete Wall Profile Interior Design, Home Renovation, Image Source: Magnificent Living Concept A complete wall profile is when you add a
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