Lighting Tips: Light Up Your Space with These ‘LIT’ Tips
But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. Lighting tips from experts, just for you!
Albus Dumbledore, the most powerful and yet the most incomprehensible wizard of all times, from the beloved world of Harry Potter, said this when dementors, replete with their depression thronged the corridors of Hogwarts School of Withccraft and Wizardry. Ever since, not once have we disagreed. Just a flick, and the world looks a little better as the lights come flooding in.
Lighting indeed plays a crucial part in appearance, whether of a person or of an entity, or even of the walls around. No matter how gorgeous the subject is, one move of bad light and *poof* everything comes crashing down on the camera, and subsequently in the memories. Not even that, with respect to spaces, lighting is essential not just aesthetically, but also in the way it soothes those who are there.
Hence, here we are with some truly lit tips which will light up your heart and space.
Watt up, Watson!
Honestly, you don’t need to be a Sherlock to know this one. Being a dependable Watson too can do the deed. Find the ideal wattage that you would need for your space. Find the square foot of your room, multiply the same with 1.5. That’s overall wattage you need. In case it’s a space where you would require brighter lights, multiple with 2.5.
Whether you are planning to use a chandelier, or just a hanging lamp, do it the right way. The ideal drop should be such that the hanging lamp should be 32 inches above the desk or table’s level, on an average basis, for optimum light.
Just like the hanging lamps and chandeliers, even shade lamps have a height ratio for the best lighting it can provide. An ideal night lamp or bedside lamp for reading should be approximately 18 inches from the ground or mattress.
Scoop of the scone!
With more and more designs taking up the interiors and transforming the way of living, scone lighting has also become a very popular way of lighting up the space. For ideal lighting through scone lamps, make sure that they are approximately 65 inches from the floor, for a ceiling that is 8 foot high.
Mix, Match and find your catch!
For spaces that are larger, for instance your living room, we would suggest that you curate the lighting sources. You can save space by investing into floor lamps however, table lamps truly tantalise in some corners as well. Flushmounts too are a rage. All in all, just like you curate every piece of furniture and even decide the interiors, take the lighting seriously as well, and curate the best combination for the most beautiful lighting.
Lighting brings out the best of your space and makes it warm and inviting. Hence, create the best collage of it by picking and choosing with care. Mansionly comes with a varied range of such lights, and also a team of experts that will make sure your abode looks much more than a mere structure of walls and cement.
You have found your house. Now light it up, and make it a home.