In-floor lighting in itself might not have the biggest visual impact indoors unless you are using the lights in darker spaces such as the home theater. A good combination of recessed ceiling and ground lighting is a far more sensible option in the grand dining room the living space or in those long winding corridors.
White directional spotlights with LED bulbs rest between the beams in the next bedroom and they illuminate the artwork as well as the area near the headboard. Evening reading made easy!
A common mistake that most of us commit here is to use too many in-floor lights which turns the lovely living room or the hallway into a less attractive ‘airline runway-style’ setting. Avoid this mistake by being more frugal with recessed ground lights and spacing them out sensibly.
We end today’s post with a focus on brass accents from objets d’art to sink faucets. Below we see the Brass Offering Bowl inspired by “temple offering vessels”. The piece embraces the power of asymmetry:
FJ Lamp designed by Finn Juhl in 1963. Produced by Onecollection. Image © House of FinnJuhl™. Birdy designed by Birger Dahl in 1952. Relaunched in 2013 by Northern Lighting. Image © Northern Lighting AS.
The sculptural Las Vegas home below is a perfect example of this as in-ground lighting turns an already mesmerizing home into a contemporary architectural masterpiece after sunset. Not only does it light up the arid scenery it also creates patterns and shadows that complement the steel and glass structure of the home.