Home lighting design should embody intrinsic scientific and external artistic. In people's daily life, home lighting, but also should to reflect the perfect combination of them to show the owner's aesthetic taste and life of infinite charm.
In our home decoration process, lighting design is the part most easily be ignored, but it would have an enormous impact on the quality of home. Lighting atmosphere within the room can be quiet, comfortable or romantic. It not only can keep strangers out, but also can make guests at home. Like the selection of paint colors, quality of carpet and style of curtain, people have so many options for the home lighting. Each option can express very different mood, transfer unique atmosphere, gives off special light. To lighten artworks with proper lighting can make home environment more beautiful. Imagine that to light a perfect ladies painting or some creative decorations, it must be wonderful and exciting. Now, let us analyze room by room how to create a better home environment through scientific lighting plan.
1. Drawing room lighting
The sitting room is the important place for the whole family entertainment and guest reception, so the basic consideration of the lighting design for drawing room must be bright, practical and beautiful. Through this way, it can meet different needs in various sites.
There must be the main light source and vice light source for the drawing room lighting. The light source, main light source play the basic role in lighting and it generally contains drop light and ceiling light. Combined droplights installed in a drawing room are loved by people as it can make the room extravagant and grand. What's more, it's dimmable. According to the current general 2.8 m buildings in height, sidon lighting launched a series of ceiling lights in different style as quietly elegant, classical, and luxurious, also the combination lamp, to meet the widely different demand of customers on the market.
The vice light source mainly contains wall lamp, desk lamp, floor lamp etc. And it plays a role as auxiliary lighting. With the art of light into people's homes, vice light source is being used more frequently. Some wall lights to decorate wall corner, making this corner exceptional and elegant. As the key role of interior decoration, colors of floor lamp should be rather different, and it's better to keep the same with the main color as sofa. Desk lamps on desk or table require a relatively high degree of illumination, so the light position should be higher to make the area in light broader. For the desk lamp on tea table, illumination can be relatively low. Then we can use barrel-shape, translucent lampshade, so that the light can sprinkle the reception area evenly, to create a cozy, enjoyable atmosphere for guest reception.
2. Bedroom lighting – comfortable light
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Bedroom lighting is not only required to provide a soft, relax, peaceful and romantic environment for sleeping, but it is also needed to satisfy the needs of making up, dressing and reading before sleep. Various combinations of delicate requirements of bedroom lighting need precise design to provide the light balance.
Bedroom is for rest and sleep, it needs offer certain privacy. The light should be soft, glare and astigma avoided, so that it could help the host to fall in sleep. The starting point of bedroom lighting is to use the basic light as the major lighting source, and to use the decorating and focused lighting to better the atmosphere. Generally, we can use a ceiling lamp as the main light source, placed in the middle of the ceiling. Set wall lamp, small spotlights, and cabinet light or down light etc as decorative lighting or accent lighting to reduce shade contrast of indoor light.
If the host is use to do some reading on the bed, we suggest you to put a dimmable table light on the bedside. Installed the CFL or the halogen with cold white inside the fixture, it can avoid the Eyes train of reading. Bedside table lamp can provide a centralized soft light to create good environment both for listening to music, resting, and also to meet the demand for leisure reading lighting. Reading gap needs rest and relaxation. To do so, it can emphasize a work of art, such as carving, glass bottles and so on by the sport light.
3. Study lighting – healthy light
Study, by definition, is to read and write, but also cultivate character, self-cultivation of the premises. From the point of view in human visual function and requirements lighting of study room, we must first study the choice of lighting to protect the eyesight as a benchmark. In addition to people's physical, health and eye health and other factors, the lamp have to emit the lux ratio of about 10:1 for the main surface and the main non-irradiated surface, which is suitable for the visual requirements. Plus, the lux need to over 150 lx so that could satisfy the requirements studying.
With computers entering into millions of households, the screens need good lighting environment. First, to ensure there is enough light to illuminate the keyboard area in order to avoid glare and cause irritation on the screen by contrasting strong and weak light. It'd be better to use weak light on the screen.
4. Restaurant lighting – High color rendering index light
Restaurant lighting requires soft colors, quiet and enough brightness, can not only let family members to see food clearly, eat and talk free and relaxed; but also match the color of dining table, chairs, tableware, to form visual sense of beauty. Restaurant lighting design can affect the restaurant overall results. Pendant lamp and wall lamp, based on warm and romantic tone, should be the preferred lighting in the restaurant.
As the small apartment of home environment more and more, many families do not have a separate restaurant, only using a part of the drawing room as a dining area. In this case, the light focused on the table, rather than evenly lighting the whole area, this can increase intimacy and narrow the distance between host and guests. Conventional solution is a single lamp hanging above the table. For larger tables, there should be two or three small power and matching each other's lights, to meet the dining environment needs. Dimmer lighting is of great use in the restaurant; it can timely adjust brightness according to the restaurant needs, light only legs in the non-meal time, also a "scenic" part the living room.
5. Kitchen lighting - bright light
Kitchen as a studio needs no shadow of conventional lighting. Kitchen lighting should not only practical but also beautiful, bright, fresh, giving clean feeling. Kitchen lighting needs divided into two levels: one is the basic lighting throughout the kitchen; the other is accent lighting of washing, meal preparation, working area.
Basic lighting illuminates the whole area, can use 25-40W ceiling light or pendant lamp, especially with an embedded installation ceiling light, or smoke, water and dust proof ceiling light, this will provide a energy-efficient basic lighting.
Then, kitchen lighting should be mainly functional, with simple and generous appearance, and easy to sweep clean. It's better to choose a light material that is not easy to oxidation or rust, or the lamp with a protective layer surface. Sidon lighting can provide consumers with economical, artistic, decorative, durable kitchen light, not only to create a bright environment, but also make the food's natural color realistically reproduced, creating a bright and comfortable kitchen operating environment.
To make the kitchen lighting more perfect and facilitate cooking operation, you can install a multi-level lighting system composed of different lamp and light source. You can also install lighting above the cabinets for indirect lighting, such as small spotlights, light the top of the cabinet, which is not only beautiful, not dazzling, but also easy to get or put the plate.
6. The bathroom lighting-relaxed light
During the day, the bathroom should be clean, pure and fresh, bright. At Evening, it needs to be relaxed, quiet and intimate. Since the bathroom is a special place of water and electricity coexistence, the applied lighting must to be waterproof and dust proof.
The light should be soft for area like the bathroom shower, sit lavatory etc. Intensity of illumination demand is not high, but the light should be uniform. Because of this area is with a high frequency of using water, the light source itself should be waterproof, easily heat cooling and not easy seeper structure.
Generally speaking, in a space of 5 square meter, if using 60 W light to illuminate, the color index demand is not high, incandescent lamp, fluorescent lamp and gas lights can meet up. Comparatively, metope light is more suitable for the bathroom space environment, because it can reduce the shadow effected by top illuminance.
With make-up requirement, light source for facial nursing area required higher color index. Normally choose incandescent lamp or other light source with high color index, like three colors fluorescent lamp, warm fluorescent light etc. Based on the intensity of illumination and radial Angle consideration, the lamps is best to be installed along both sides of cosmetic mirror, or the top of the mirror, in this way, it can provide and adequate and uniform lighting environment.