- 1 The light brings clarity and heat in homes. Therefore, apart from the natural light, the fixtures are essential to decorating our home. Floor lamps, suspensions, wall lamps, spotlights ... The light sources are multiple. But how to successfully marry efficiency and aesthetics? Cécilia Bourgin, product manager at delamaison.fr fixtures and Florence Ronsil, interior designer, gave us their tips on the issue.
- 1.1 Suspension: the must-lighting the dining room
- 1.2 Multiply the light sources in the living room is essential
- 1.3 Mix soft lighting and powerful lighting for a functional kitchen
- 1.4 efficient lights to see well in the bathroom
- 1.5 Playing on indirect lighting for discreet light and modern
- 1.6 Playing with lamps sector to overcome the electrical system
- 1.7 A practical and effective lighting for dressing
- 1.8 The extras deco our expert
- 1.9 The mistakes not to make in lighting
The light brings clarity and heat in homes. Therefore, apart from the natural light, the fixtures are essential to decorating our home. Floor lamps, suspensions, wall lamps, spotlights ... The light sources are multiple. But how to successfully marry efficiency and aesthetics? Cécilia Bourgin, product manager at delamaison.fr fixtures and Florence Ronsil, interior designer, gave us their tips on the issue.
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Suspension: the must-lighting the dining room
Graphic, minimalist or imposing the suspension is primarily used for its aesthetic appearance. Centered above the dining table, it brings joy to the living room. But his first lighting function remains essential. Indeed, "it makes a significant lighting quality," said Florence Ronsil. Positioned at the ceiling, it illuminates in a comprehensive manner all of the part, to the ground. "It thus creates a warm and friendly." Says Cécilia Bourgin.
Multiply the light sources in the living room is essential
"Multiply the bright spots is the solution to give a perfect mood lighting." Says Florence Ronsil. We chose 4 or 5, shapes and sizes, which are positioned at key points of the room. "Certainly, we need natural light, but once at home in the evening, we seek a relaxed and pampering.", confie Cécilia Bourgin. It then decides, for example, a curved lamp placed above the couch, to which is added the lamps on the edge of the chimney, or a lamp installed on the ground, near the window. Disseminating all halos of different lights, lamps give an aesthetic atmosphere at the show. "The interest is to light the same time so that the beauty of the piece to be meaningful." Said Florence Ronsil. The must is to mix functions with a lamppost tablet or a lamppost magazine rack. Attractive and practical, he finds perfectly its place in the living room.
Mix soft lighting and powerful lighting for a functional kitchen
In the kitchen too, is mixed lighting by choosing two types of light sources for two different atmospheres. Thus, opting for soft lighting on dimmer for example, the corner table. And we choose a suspension placed above a bar island for a drink with friends. "The trend is the LED light panel" says Cécilia Bourgin. Very thin, it can illuminate the room without dazzle. It looks like a real skylight in the kitchen. On the other side of the kitchen, we favor a more powerful lighting such as spotlights, cooking in pleasant conditions. "The best is to integrate them into a false ceiling for more aesthetic." Said Cécilia Bourgin. "For a whimsical touch, it transgresses the rules by including a desk lamp as a worktop light. An original and effective technique." Says Florence Ronsil.
efficient lights to see well in the bathroom
"In the bathroom, it is important to see clearly.", Ronsil says Florence. As for cooking, we mix two different perspectives for effective overall light atmosphere. Thus opts for a ceiling or a suspension to the general part of the room. But if you want to properly view the small details, they are applied it will be positioned above the washbasin. Reflected in the mirror, and they multiply the light sources in the bathroom.
Playing on indirect lighting for discreet light and modern
The trend is also at the discretion of "seeking to conceal the lights without leaving their effectiveness." Said Florence Ronsil. Headboard of way, on the plinth of a dressing room, on the steps of a staircase, along a kitchen backsplash, or behind a sofa, LED lights are to be adopted everywhere. Off, they offer a refined interior. Once lit, with their soft lighting, they transform the room and plunge into a magical atmosphere.
Playing with lamps sector to overcome the electrical system
The electrical system is not always in our favor. Sometimes no electricity output is provided for the ceiling. To do this we opt for a lamp sector, the yarn can be up to 5m long. Lamps that may well serve as bedside lamps. But this is not enough lighting for a room. "It's a personal place that we need to highlight," says Cécilia Bourgin. To do this, the preferred fabric suspensions, cane, pen or ball-shaped for a pampering appearance.
A practical and effective lighting for dressing
Now considered a separate room, the dressing also needs proper lighting. It is possible to mix between suspensions and wall lamps, to illuminate different areas. "The best for this are airships spots and detectors" says Cécilia Bourgin. No need to search the switch in the middle shelves, lamps detect your body upon entering the dressing room. If this is not enough, it is also possible to add LED strips on the side shelves, to illuminate each pile of clothes separately. "To add a fun touch, there are now lights that change color according to the mood.", says Cécilia Bourgin.
The extras deco our expert
For Cécilia Bourgin is the light string. It fits both to a room, to the decor of a salon for a more subdued atmosphere. A practice that is reflected somewhat in Florence Ronsil, which, in turn, adopts the light string in a jar. "I recreates the form of a lamp, brighter and also more original."
The mistakes not to make in lighting
Florence Ronsil, the item is no longer adopt the halogen: "many will probably disagree, but the halogen is for me not aesthetics and with very poor lighting. "
As for Cécilia Bourgin, there are no specific errors, if not that we should "not use a dark shade for accent lighting, especially when the natural light in the room is not very strong." It also specifies the need to adapt the temperature of the bulb in the room. "Whiter shade Preference will be given to the kitchen and bathroom, and a warmer color for the bedroom, for example."