The ceiling is an integral part of any room. That he is considered the logical conclusion of the interior. To focus on the ceiling, you must carefully consider the lighting, as well as to choose the right light sources. Recently, spotlights have become increasingly important. How to position the spotlights on the stretch ceiling will be discussed in this article.
In the center it is better to install a chandelier
Exterior lights can be equipped with more powerful incandescent bulbs power up to 75 W, if allowed by the manufacturer of the lighting device.
Zoning with lighting
To To quickly solve this problem, you should consider several factors:
The kitchen should be allocated a cooking zone
Most often, zoning is required in large rooms as well as the kitchen. It is here that the cooking zone and its reception area should be highlighted
Another equally important criterion is the color of the finish. If there are light shades, the number of sources of artificial light can be reduced, and in a dark or too saturated interior, additional spotlights will be needed.
Location options for spotlights
Each room has its own purpose, so you need to plan the placement of light sources in them individually.
In the living room
This is the main room in the whole house or apartment therefore, it should be as lit as possible. In the center of the ceiling should boast a large and beautiful chandelier, and low-power point light sources are placed around the perimeter. If you turn off the chandelier, the lamps, placed on the edges of the stretch ceiling, will give a subdued lighting effect.
In the bathroom
Install many light sources like in bathroom, and in the bathroom, is not required. Most often it will be enough only 10 elements, which favorably emphasize the created interior and highlight all the details of the decor. To conduct water treatments will also be comfortable. It is better not to experiment and install the devices at the same distance from each other.
In the bedroom
Soft light is enough here, so as for reading books, wall sconces are usually used, which are installed on both sides of the bed. In a small room it is best to hide the lamps behind the moldings and cornices. This will provide an additional effect - visually increase the space.
In the corridor
The layout of spotlights on the stretch ceiling in The corridor will depend entirely on the shape of the room. For example, in a narrow room one row of 3-5 lamps will suffice, and if it is square, then two rows of 4 lamps each.
When it comes to small spaces, you should carefully study the possibility of mounting spotlights not only on the stretch ceiling, but also on other objects. For example, in the kitchen, to highlight the work area, you can install under the wall cabinets.
As you can see, in design, as in any creative business, there are no exact criteria and parameters. Everything will completely depend on the wishes and fantasies. It is enough to use the tips given in the article in order to achieve not a simple illumination, but a functional element that will change the interior of the room beyond recognition.
Highlighting above the functional areas
Along the perimeter
The living room needs a chandelier
Zoning in the studio
Spotlights in combination with LED backlighting
Over the entire surface of the ceiling
In a circle around the chandelier
Turning the Bath
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