What are the best locations for Task Lighting?

Anna Lee, The Lighting Lady

What are the best locations for Task Lighting? Task lighting needs to be brightest where you spend time doing your various tasks. Desk lamps for your desk. Use carefully chosen overhead lighting, for large areas used for reading and writing. Chandeliers, pendants, and track lighting work well for large tables. For smaller areas like tables […]

How to Set the Mood with Bedroom Lighting

Anna Lee, The Lighting Lady

How do I use bedroom lighting to set the mood? Choose dimming lights for your bedroom. Common bedroom lighting choices include ceiling fans with lights, sconces, recessed lighting, portable lamps, and chandeliers. The key is to choose a lightbulb that you can dim or brighten according to your preference. Get a wall or remote control […]

What are the best outdoor lighting ideas?

Anna Lee, The Lighting Lady

What are the best outdoor lighting ideas? Inspiration for outdoor lighting comes from the best ideas and products. Begin with your outdoor entryway wall light, the most prominent light outside your home. It can lead your outdoor lighting design. Consider lighting your walkway, garage, patio, and pillars. There’s security, like flush window lighting and your […]

How to Choose Living Room Lighting Fixtures

Anna Lee, The Lighting Lady

How do I choose my living room lighting? Most of your living room lighting choices depend the locations of electrical outlets. If you’re remodeling you should define your outlet locations by your lighting design. Living rooms have recessed lighting, a single fixture in the middle of the room, floor lamps, corner lamps or perimeter lighting. […]

Where Should I Place My Bathroom Lighting?

Anna Lee, The Lighting Lady

Where Should Bathroom Lighting Be Placed? You need both ambient and task lighting in a bathroom. In general, you will have the following: Ceiling – recessed or flush/surface mount bathroom lighting, Over Commode and/or Shower – bathroom fan or fan/light combo Above or around Mirror – bath bar(s) or sconces. Lots of Light and ability […]