Playing with the position and place of a light will ensure the optimum level of warmth is attained. You might for example set a pendant on a table and a table lamp upon the floor. Lamps that include a dimmer will enable greater control of mood contrast contours and shadows.
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:
In-ground illumination is largely used outdoors to act as a ‘guiding light’ of sorts to clearly define pathways and architectural features and to highlight beautiful natural features.
The Marble Light with marble floor weight designed by Studio Vit. Produced by &tradition. Image © &tradition. Elements designed by Note. Image © Note Design Studio. Growlight designed by Hallgeir Homstvedt. Image © Hallgeir Homstvedt. w153 Île designed by Inga Sempé. Produced by Wästberg. Image © Wästberg.
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.