Scatter the recessed lights throughout your ceiling or line the edges of the room with them as shown below in this modern space featured at Lonny:
The black Hair-on-Hide Chairs in the image below feature a design by Milo Baughman in partnership with Thayer Coggin. Once again we see the power of a cube (this time in chair form) which is beautifully contrasted with the flat-bar frame on which it rests:
Consider other elevated spaces such as the tops of bookshelves. This way your ceiling is unobstructed and as a bonus you can easily shine the light on the books or objets d’art of your choice!
Always think about the context in which a light will be used – in an office a small nook or bedroom for example – alongside its capacity to impact positively on emotion and its ability to ‘light up’ body mind and soul.
Spotlights are perfect for powder rooms without windows. Use them over the sink for illumination that adds clarity to your morning routine.
The Milk Lamp designed by Norm.Architects. Image © Norm.Architects. Grossman Gräshoppa floor lamp designed by Greta Grossman and first produced in 1947. Produced by Gubi. Image © Gubi A/S. Grossman Cobra floor lamp designed circa 1950 by Greta Grossman. Produced by Gubi. Image © Gubi A/S. Caravaggio wall light designed by Cecilie Manz. Image credit: Lightyears.