Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Interior Design Lighting Tips! | Lighting Ideas For Your Home!

Lights! Lights! Lights! A single term so anonymously bonded with our everyday life. From depending on natural light to dictate our sleep and work schedules, to incorporating advanced forms of lighting to minute details in each room, we have come a long way. Let’s take a look at the journey the illumines world of lighting took to become such an integral part of our homes.

Around 70,000 BC, humans realized the need of relying on artificial lighting and thus evolved the concept of wicks using natural fat. Thousands of years later, torches became common place for lighting up homes and in the medieval ages, animal fat and candles played an important role. The dark medieval ages, were well, not so dark! Candle holders or chandeliers actually became quite popular for its novelty and were often used as a display of opulence of dynasties.

Lighting is everything when it comes to interior design.A good lighting plan depends on the characteristics of the light source and how we distribute it in the space.  Aniruddha Interior will provide you  some tips,ideas and concepts on how to light up any space like a Pro.

Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting is normally provided by a ceiling light and their intensity can be controlled with dimming switches. Care should be taken that ambient lights do not produce sharp shadows.

Concealed Lighting
Concealed lighting involves complete hiding of light fixtures and only the light and not the fixture is visible. Concealed lighting can be used to provide above mentioned ambient lighting
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Down Lights
Down lights are used to project the light downwards, they may take the shape of ceiling fixtures or fall fittings.
this one
Pendant Lights
They are suspended from the ceiling by a wire and can take a variety of shapes including paper sphere type lights or chandeliers.


Recessed Lighting

Here the lighting is recessed in the ceiling and the fixtures are only partially visible. Recessed lighting usually required a false ceiling to enable the lights to be recessed.

Rise and Fall Lighting

The height of the lighting can be adjusted as desired and they are commonly used over the top of a dining table.

Spot Lights

Spot lights direct light to specific points inside the room and they are used to focus attention on particular spaces or objects.


They can either be wall mounted or floor standing and are used to cast a light beam upwards usually to reflect the light off the ceiling.
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Wall Lights

Wall lights are used to cast light either upwards or downwards and as they are fixed on the wall they take less space.

this one.

Now, for some inspiration!


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing this amazing post. All designer gives different designs for home decor. Designs are interesting, attractive and unique.


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