Username:   Remember Me
Password:  

Uber Articles {Über (ger) adj. above, beyond }

- Above and Beyond a Mere Article Directory

 
 

Methods Of Indoor Or Home Lighting Techniques

By Eden Bouskila

There are different types of home lighting techniques which have been popular in many homes for some time. These indoor lighting methods depend upon a person’s overall preference in terms of practical or aesthetic effect.

General lighting standards are usually ceiling fixtures that are a common part of many homes, as this is the best method of down light distribution for any given area. There are also different types of ceiling lights such as fluorescent lights which are attached to a flat surface ceiling, or the more popular and stylish recessed lighting that is embedded into a hole in the ceiling, with a lamp holder that reflects the light to achieve better effect.

A technique known as track lighting is a set of individual fixtures that can be distributed in an artistic fashion either for the ceiling or the wall. This is usually found in bedrooms or living rooms that have significant art deco themes.

Soffits, or undersides of certain areas such as archways, are also lighted with fixtures in order to provide aesthetic effect for that particular area. These are popular for large residential structures that have areas boasting of decorative wall finishes, therefore requiring additional lighting accents with the use of different gadgets.

Upward lighting methods are also utilized in many homes, and these are used to decorate alcoves with either fluorescent, neon, or rope lights. They act as a backlight to give an overall ambient background effect to certain areas of the home.

Another form of accent lighting uses a sconce light, which is a wall mounted type of lamp that adjusts to light upwards or downwards. There is also the torchiere which is solely an up light in the form of a floor lamp that is lighted to accent a given area.

There was also a form of lighting that was known as the illuminated ceiling, popular around 1960 to 1970. This type of ceiling makes use of diffuser panels which are hung below light fixtures that have been attached to the original ceiling, the effect being a totally different ambiance.

Depending upon one’s overall needs or styles, the home can be a great place to experiment with lighting effects and how they seem to change the overall look with different settings. General lighting or accent lighting fixtures are always available on the market, and these all play a part in enhancing and accenting residential homes.

How is the lighting in your home? We have some great home lighting decor that will give just the right amount of lighting and will look nice. Surely, you can find something you like. Http://www.catalogsdecor.com

Article kindly provided by UberArticles.com

Topics: Home and Family | Comments Off

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Article Citation
MLA Style Citation:
Bouskila, Eden "Methods Of Indoor Or Home Lighting Techniques." Methods Of Indoor Or Home Lighting Techniques. 21 Aug. 2010. uberarticles.com. 4 Aug 2014 <http://uberarticles.com/home-and-family/methods-of-indoor-or-home-lighting-techniques/>.

APA Style Citation:
Bouskila, E (2010, August 21). Methods Of Indoor Or Home Lighting Techniques. Retrieved August 4, 2014, from http://uberarticles.com/home-and-family/methods-of-indoor-or-home-lighting-techniques/

Chicago Style Citation:
Bouskila, Eden "Methods Of Indoor Or Home Lighting Techniques" uberarticles.com. http://uberarticles.com/home-and-family/methods-of-indoor-or-home-lighting-techniques/


Reprint Rights

Creative Commons License
This article is subject to a revocable license under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License, which means you may freely reprint it, in its entirety, provided you include the author's resource box along with LIVE VISIBLE links (without "nofollow" tags). We may revoke the license at any time with or without cause. You must also include the credit to UberArticles.com.

Comments are closed.

Disclaimer
Uber Articles and its partner sites cannot be held responsible for either the content nor the originality of any articles. If you believe the article has been stolen from you without your permission, please contact us and we will remove it immediately. If you have a problem with the accuracy or otherwise of the content of an article, please contact the author, not us! Also, please remember that any opinions and ideas presented in any of the articles are those of the author and cannot be taken to represent the opinions of Uber Articles. All articles are provided for informational purposes only. None of them should be relied upon for medical, psychological, financial, legal, or other professional advice. If you need professional advice, see a professional. We cannot be held responsible for any use or misuse you make of the articles, nor can we be held responsible for any claims for earnings, cures, or other results that the article might make.
  • RSS Feed

    RSS for Home and Family




  • Plugin UAW into your sites and start receiving fresh, unique and niche relevant content today and everyday!