The right lighting in your home

The right lighting in your home

Did you know that light is one of the most important elements in decoration? This decorative element influences the environment that a space must have.

You should be careful to put the correct light in your house, with the intensity and height indicated, thus giving the spaces a higher quality, giving life to the colors and objects and will be able to organize different spaces in a single room.

The lighting should be placed in strategic locations, with the aim of providing a good environment.

The entrance hall is like a business card to the whole house, so we should choose a warm light, not too intense, not too light, just to balance with the remaining lights of the house.

hall de entrada iluminação

hall de entrada iluminação

You can opt for ceiling light, wall sconces or a floor lamp so that they highlight certain details that you find important to focus on.

hall de entrada iluminação

It is advisable to decrease the intensity of light in places such as the corridors. If the ceilings are too high, you can opt for wall sconces.

hall de entrada iluminação

If the hallway is large enough, choose a table lamp and place it on your entry furniture.

hall de entrada iluminação

The living room is a place where we like to spend our time, so we must place points of light in the corners, on the sides of the sofas, directed to tables, plants or coffee tables or tables.

Sala de estar iluminação
Sala de estar iluminação

The rule here is that the room is well lit. It should not be too illuminated or dimly lit, one should only balance the light so that the illuminations are the protagonists of the decoration.

Sala de estar iluminação
Sala de estar iluminação
Sala de estar iluminação

In the kitchen, it is important to light the dining table. When lighting the light should be concentrated and be 90cm high relative to the table top.

Sala de jantar iluminação

When choosing these lamps try to use chandeliers or pendants on the dining table or reflecting lamps, which allow more precise and directed lighting.

Sala de jantar iluminação
Sala de jantar iluminação
Sala de jantar iluminação

So you have a more decorative solution and give your kitchen a special shine.

iluminação cozinha

Another important area to illuminate in the kitchen is the working areas, it is preferable that in these the lights are under the top cabinets at the height of our eyes to perform better their functions.

cozinha iluminação
cozinha iluminação
cozinha iluminação

Regarding the lights, attention must be paid to the ones chosen, because, for example, halogen lamps can provide too much heat. Use a common or fluorescent bulb, similar to natural light.

cozinha iluminação

The bedroom is the place of the house where the lighting where we should stimulate the relaxation and the reception, so it is better to avoid that white or "cold" light.

For general lighting, there are lamps that fully illuminate the room when applied ceiling lamps.

quarto iluminação

quarto iluminação

As you can see, ceiling lamps, whether or not suspended, not only serve to illuminate the entire space but also a great way to showcase your style.

quarto iluminação
quarto iluminação
quarto iluminação

For lighter lighting, as for reading, we suggest more focused lighting.

quarto iluminação
quarto iluminação

Table lamps help you improve a room's environment in many ways. They give you extra lighting where it is most needed, while adding a touch of personality.

quarto iluminação

The bathroom lighting should be smooth and pleasant, but light enough to make your tasks easier. Use fluorescent or common bulbs on both sides of the mirror and try to protect them from the vapor.

casa de banho iluminação
casa de banho iluminação

From the contemporary to the traditional, the lighting should highlight the bathroom and its tastes.

casa de banho iluminação
casa de banho iluminação
casa de banho iluminação

In the exterior there are several forms of illumination.

Outdoor space is important to be illuminated because it will assign a style and visual impact to your home, provide a certain level of security and serve to refresh your mind or get together with family and friends.

exterior iluminação

Play with enlightenment.

Illuminate details such as trees, plants, pots, ponds or swimming pools and even the garden path and make these your night lamp.

exterior iluminação
exterior iluminação
exterior iluminação

If you prefer, you can "hide" the lights behind the plants, under your sofa or other details, but always buy lights suitable for outdoor use.

exterior iluminação
exterior iluminação

 

Care must be taken not to illuminate certain details too much because it can darken all other elements of the space.

exterior iluminação

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You can, for lighting, apply pillars, wall lights, spotlights, table lamps, lights on the floor or if you have bottles that you no longer use, place candles inside and hang them or wrap them in the tree.

velas iluminação

 exterior iluminação

exterior iluminação

Another suggestion will be to have a chimney or an outdoor "fireplace" to set a warm atmosphere at night and illuminate a part of your exterior.

exterior iluminação
exterior iluminação
exterior iluminação

 

Do not stay in the dark. Give light to your home.

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