You’re building a new home? Or are planning to renovate the house? A good idea to pay attention to artificial lighting in your home, because good lighting is certainly very supportive of interior space, both in functionality and aesthetics.
For it is here will explain some tips for lighting in the spaces in your home. Maybe you need to discuss with the interior designer or architect for more details. But simply trying to divide the lighting in the room.
1. Living Room
The living room is a reflection of the owner of the house, the arrangement of the lighting is very important in addition to the arrangement of the room layout and furniture. Living room lighting is very important and necessary when we have guests. Activities guests and homeowners an activity that requires detailed and maximum illumination. It required illumination evenly throughout the room. But when the living room is not in use, it is better to use local lighting, such as wall lamp, table lamp, or standing lamp. In conclusion, it takes two types of lighting in the living room, the uneven lighting and local lighting.
2. Family Room
The family room is a space in the core of a dwelling house. The family room is usually located in the middle of the house. Activity in the living room is very complex, ranging from watching TV, reading, writing, talking, to eat and drink. You could say all the activities of all the rooms of the house can be done in the family room, except those in the bathroom and laundry room. For the lighting in the living room is very complex as well. Uneven illumination, lighting and direction of local lighting is needed in this room. The use of lights that illuminate the whole room is the main thing. The use of light in the same direction; eg for lighting decorations, paintings or family photographs will also add to the aesthetics. Plus placement table lamp, standing lamp and a wall lamp that matched the interior space will give the impression that “more” in your living room.
The space is the main activity break. So the use of lamps for lighting in the room is not too focused on uneven illumination. Directional and localized illumination will maximize activity. Placement of lights to note is on spots like the side bed (lights sit), dressing cupboard (halogen lamp), and a wardrobe. The placement of the lights in this area will maximize the space in the sphere as a place of rest. The use of hidden lamp (slim lamp) are placed behind the ceiling trap also interesting when the main light is turned off at bedtime.
This room requires high accuracy. This is due to activities such as slicing vegetables, turn on the stove, and the activities of “dangerous if not careful”. In addition to the use of uneven illumination, also requires local lighting. Its function is to illuminate the parts used for the above activities. For example, the placement of the TL slim down kitchen set will also help cooking activities, in addition to adding aesthetic course. Installation of lighting installations can be set in conjunction with the installation of the socket for the fridge, magic jar, or blender. Also for mounting cooker hood, which is usually already installed lights set therein. Selection of the lamp in the kitchen set is also worth noting, between light and dark colors bright. Large wattage consumption will feel the heat because of the distance the lights near the kitchen atmosphere is also really hot. Installation of lighting installations need to be considered so neat, so that the cables do not interfere with vision.
5. Dining Room
ama like kitchens, activity in this room requires high accuracy. The local bright lighting; such as the use of the chandelier above the dining table is highly recommended. In addition to the main lighting while eating, can also add to the aesthetics, especially coupled with the wall or standing lamp lights around the dinner table. Basically for color selection depends on taste. However, it is better to adjust the interior space theme. The color difference between the main light chandelier and ceiling will give a different feel. Warmth, with light yellowish usually become an idol people today.
Activities undertaken in the bathroom most ideal to use peneranganmerata.Yang of concern here is the location of the placement and the holder or hood lights. Do not let the lights exposed to splashing water or water in fittingnya. This can lead to surge. Besides the lamp may break due to thermal expansion of the glass when exposed to water splashes. Keep in mind also, a good bathroom should be enough for air circulation and light. Then in addition to artificial light (bulbs), bathrooms need natural light so that the temperature and the humidity up. Air flow is also needed to channel water vapor and odors.
7. Space Circulation
Is a connecting space between spaces. Can be a hall, hallway, or just a part of the space may have different levels, color, or pattern of the floor. Circulation space between spaces accommodate the trip. So that the illumination required is sufficiently safe lighting. Whether it’s uneven lighting, directional or local. The three types of illumination can be applied in this circulation space.
8. Spaces support
What is meant by supporting space including the terraces, balconies, gardens, garages, warehouses, etc., where the activities carried out as a separate activity within the home. Lighting in these spaces need to adjust course and not too absolute to a functional application. As is the case for the yard and garden, use of lighting are preferred on aesthetics rather than function.
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