designing light for stairs

Previously, we wrote a lot articles about the lighting of kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms, offices, bedrooms, etc. However, there is one area often overlooked, it is the stairs. The lighting of stairs often takes second place, but the importance of good lighting for the stairs must not be underestimated. How to design stairs? The first point you should consider before designing a stair is what size of the stairs needs to be by measuring the total rise. So, what is the total rise? It is the measurement from the finished floor below to the finished floor level above. Secondly, it is time to choose where to put a staircase. It is re... Read more

What is indirect lighting

What is indirect lighting technique? How can we illuminate thing around by applying it to a room? In this blog, we will provide a basic overview about Indirect lighting techniques as well as going through the benefits we can get from it. What is indirect lighting technique? Basically, the technique of indirect lighting (sometimes called uplighting) is about concealing the source of light itself onto the ceiling or upper walls without letting viewer be able to see it. By... Read more

tips for designing light in the kitchen

Kitchens are really the heart of the home. It is the place not only use for preparing meals but also for many activities like sorting mail, reading or doing homework and tasks. This room, therefore, needs layers of illumination to shine it which are task lighting, accent lighting and general lighting. In general, first step when designing lighting in the kitchen is planning task lighting to figure out where you really need light to do task. After that, accent lighting will be added to visualize the kitchen making it look more appealing and cozy. Finally, it comes to general lighting with the purpose of filling out the space with just the r... Read more

TIPS FOR DESIGNING LIGHT IN BATHROOM ( PART I)

It is true to state that whatever the architectural style is, all houses always need a bathroom. It is the place every member in a family use every day, but it never received much attention than the other rooms. If bathroom is taken care of a little more, it will be the ideal place to help you lift a lot of stresses out. You can lay back into warm water to relax, read novels, short stories and sip a glass of wine at ease. To make this happen, beside paying attention to the architecture, colors, interior details, light is one of the important factors to build the bathroom in the most delicate way. However, we have to use the right amount of li... Read more

Imaginative and modern LED lighting solutions from Seinäjoki housing fair 2016: Villa Tango

This American style mansion does not lack massive stone fireplaces; high spaces; gold-gleaming, thick curtains, or masculine, wooden furniture. The lighting solution for this impressive home was conducted in collaboration with interior designers. When the project took off, the interior designers considered lighting as one of the most important aspects: therefore e.g. the fold-down ceilings in the living room were already in place when Winled's lighting designer, Toni Reinilä, joined the process. For example, by using Dialux Reinilä assured, that the indirect lighting used in these fold-downs was effective enough and it suited the purpose of... Read more