Make your home beam and glow with integrated lighting
Modern recessed lighting, also known as ambient lighting, is a beautiful design solution for elegant, modern spaces that require less light. It can give a softer glow to areas where you need extra light but no dazzling glare. Kitchen counter is a perfect example. Of course, this kind of lighting can be used throughout the house for decorative purposes. Follow our ideas to see how you can use them in your facility.
Perfect hall lights
Built-in lighting profiles ensure perfect corridor lighting as you can stretch them far and wide and visually enhance a narrow corridor. Recessed into walls and ceilings, these lamps create a beautiful, bright glow.
Even if you do not integrate them into a decorative pattern, these lights will look very nice. In addition to positioning, you can choose the color of your lighting that can range from fluorescent white to sunny yellow.
Recessed lights are great if you do not want to cut your walls and ceilings. These make the walls seem to float.
Light patterns require additional work on walls and ceilings, but look impressive and ultra contemporary. Abstract patterns are particularly popular in modern interior design.
Marco Costanzi shows how a simple asymmetrical light arrangement from a normal hallway makes a stylish transitional area that is both mysterious and magical.
Brian Meyerson Architects added thin lines of light to the ceiling in his penthouse project and they look very decorative.
Built-in lighting is a very kitchen-friendly option. It ensures a clean contemporary look. It also helps to illuminate the areas of immediate use such as countertops, sinks and stoves.
Ambient lighting is ideal for kitchens with low ceilings because each additional hanging element stands out from its height and emphasizes that it is low.
The built-in interior lighting can be a real asset on a large, storage-friendly kitchen island. Easy to see what you are looking for and powerfully decorative.
Shower lighting ideas
If your shower does not get enough light from the general lighting or a window, the built-in lighting can solve the problem. A simple illuminated wall niche not only keeps toiletries handy, but also brings some light into the barn.
If you look at this last photo of Oscar Properties, it’s clear that you can fake built-in lighting with a thin recessed skylight. It does not have to be in the bathroom. Corridors can never have enough natural or other light.
Simple ceiling lights may work as well, but they do not look as impressive as a line of sheen that emanates from somewhere above the ceiling or from the inside of the walls.
Built-in lighting ideas for bathroom
To continue the theme of ambient bathroom lighting, decor think about function. There’s a lot you can do with light alone. Each favorite seems to be one or two backlit mirrors. You can not deny that the bathroom sink looks instantly better with a glowing halo.
Apart from this simple trick, there are techniques like downlighting and uplighting, as you can see in the last picture above.
Highlighting a bathtub is also possible. It can be made with a special design as in the example of Tanju Özelgin, or you can simply integrate ceiling lights into the floor.
Shelf lights are powerfully functional because they make finding things so much easier. They also bring memory to life and make it more decorative.
Built-in lighting works wonders in such storage units as closets. So why not continue with the backlight of bookshelves? Make your library more eye-catching and have extra lighting for reading.
Built-in lights in a home bar create an atmosphere of a genuine with a touch of sophistication, if you opt for natural or yellow light.
Sure, the dining room arrangement looks best completely – with a chandelier or pendant as the crowning accent. But what minimalist to do? Well, built-in ceiling lights can also look nice. And if you feel that something is missing, you can always choose a simple lamp to complete the look.
Minimal interiors are made for the built-in lighting. Or is it the other way around? However, you can see from these interiors that white walls and ceilings are perfect for reflecting light.
Built-in furniture can not be compared with additional lighting such as pendant light and simple colors, so you can mix them if necessary.
Stairs often look boring and empty. And although there are many decorative solutions you could use, the built-in lighting is one of the most impressive. It’s also very functional, so why not use this great mix to your advantage?
Built-in lighting in staircase design has reached its own niche in the industry. You can find companies that integrate LED lights into steps, railings and walls to make the stairs look cool and naturally safe.
Even if you provide each step with a ceiling light, it will look amazing and throw a nice light on the walls.
Bedroom ambient lighting
What is a better place for lighting the interior lighting than the bedroom? Whether you are preparing for sleep or just waking up, you do not want bright lights near you.
Headboard is a perfect space for some ambient lighting, because it allows some night reading, and will help you wake up gradually in the morning.
Also, the underbed lighting that responds to your movement is a cool feature. It is best for safe bathing at night.
Living room lamps
Living room can never have too much light. Windows could light it during the day while the general lighting provides for evenings. Where is the middle variant? Well, it could be in built-in lighting.
If your general lights are too bright, a soft glow of recessed lights will help you to comfortably spend your evenings. They are also great for accentuating artworks as well as different areas in an open layout.