|Lighting : Solar Lighting Reusable Energy Sun Lights - By: Adeel Arshad|
|Posted on Sun 21 Sep 2008 by Anonymous (687 reads)|
Accent lighting is designed to do exactly what the name implies; it is supposed to highlight a specific object in a room, whether it is a beautiful picture on the wall or a beautiful cabinet with lots of family photos on top. The most common types of fixtures that are associated with accent lighting are wall washers, sconces, under-cabinet light and track lights. When positioned properly accent lighting can have a dramatic effect in a room making it seem as though it is actually alive with the targeted object telling its own story.
Different types of accent lighting are:
Recessed Lighting, Track Lighting this type of lighting is a great wall washer, good for creating a dramatic effect in any room. Sconces Lighting great for lighting hallway sand stairways.
Adjustable Halogen fixtures Ideal for creating accent lighting effects.
Brilliant Chandeliers add glamour to any room and when combined with cabinet lighting its the perfect setting for a special dinner.
Exterior Lamps there are fantastic for illuminating landscape features, including sidewalks and tree branches. Track mounted onto ceiling or walls Before you begin setting up your accent lighting you should decided the best position for your light. It must be positioned in such a manner that it will separate the object you are trying to highlight from the rest of the room, to get this effect you must pay attention to the size of the bulb and the exact positioning of the light beam. The light beam should be able to spread over the entire object that is being highlighted, and not reflect any other light to draw attention away from the object.
Rope lighting is another form of accent lighting with is durable enough to use both indoors and outdoors. This type of lighting is really a type of accent lighting which comes in long tubes, of varying colors, and consists of many small lights which are set in the resin tube. These lights can either stand still or blink at intervals or some may even be able to chase each other in a pattern. These lights can be placed almost anywhere inside and outside the home, such as in the kitchen which is one of the most favorite places in the house that they are most often seen, they can be outside, on your patio deck, in your doorway or your garage, it is just limitless to where you can use these lights, and best of all they are not very expensive, and they last much longer than you ordinary light bulb.
Article By: Adeel Arshad
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