Accessorise Your Home With Designer Lighting

Lighting up your room is not a decision that you really have a choice on, you have to light up your room or house right? Lighting is important in easing visibility in your room especially at night when there is no natural light. During construction you should ensure that the positioning of the rooms is such that during the day, the natural light lights up your rooms wholly. This is a good saving technique of electricity bills. Sunshine is beneficial for you and not just for lighting.

designer-lightingNatural light is so perfect it brings out the color scheme in your house so brightly. The shine creates good reflections and a well lit room appears amazing and welcoming. The freshness and appeal brought by sunshine on colors is such that we would just wish to have the sun shining the whole time. However this is not possible and that is why several designers have come up with great creative ideas to try bringing out the beauty of your colors using light, while still serving the sole purpose of light which is visibility.

Initially, we just had the standard bulb like the fluorescent bulbs for lighting purpose. This left more people with no choice since this kind of lighting does not have any decorative purpose in the house. This is the reason you should get designer lighting to add more color and style in your house.

Lamps now come in variety of colors and styles. We have table lamps, desk lamps and floor lamps among others. Table lamps are especially interesting because you can be a bit playful with them. Deigns range from modern classic styles to the vintage type in appearance and model. One of the new kids on the block are when it comes to designer lighting are replicalights.com.au who have some incredible designer replicas on sale. One of our favourite being the Foscarini Caboche Pendant Light  You can pick a table lamp that matches your cutlery during special occasions for that complete look. You could also have some dimmed light for it to enhance intimacy during special dinners like a dinner with a loved one. Your home office does not have to be boring. A cute little desk lamp can spice the room up a little. Even when you are having too much work and you do not feel like going to that office, let the lamp be the motivation and the force that will push you to get in there.

Pharaoh-Pendant-LampThere are also wall lamps that come in beautiful designs. Imagine a wall lamp that is shaped like the face of your favorite pet or animal. This lamp can be a great masterpiece for your living room. In fact it saves you money that you could have used to buy a wall hanging. It is like killing two birds with one stone: you get the like and you decorate the wall at the same time.

Ceiling bulbs come in variety of sizes and colors. not to mention the exotic designs.they range from chandeliers that add style to your living room to the pendants that hang on beautifully from your roof. There is a large variety to choose from. Some ceiling lamps are culturally designed and you can use them to communicate about your roots instead of always telling people where you come from. How cool is it to have light that speaks for you and keeps reminding you of your culture? It can be a good starting point to your children about your background. Talking of children, you could get a ball-shaped bulb for their room. And it can be in varying colors too. If anything, children really like color and will get so excited about their room having a different color from say the kitchen. You could also opt for a more modern and classy chandelier to back up your high price leather seats. Style goes with style.

The designer lighting also vary in the color of light they emit and can therefore be customized to suit the room or occasion. You can have bluish light by your swimming pool area to create that aura and oceanic view by your poolside. That is quite relaxing. In a place like the kitchen you need a little bright light which does not cast shadows based on the activities that you get to do in the kitchen. Having fluorescent kind of light but with a more interestingly looking bulb is a plus for you. The bedroom could have a bit of dim light, probably with a reddish hue. This is inviting and you do not have to switch off the light when you sleep. If you have a bedside lamp the better because you don’t have to walk in darkness after switching it off.

designer-lighting-perthConvenience is another thing brought by selecting appropriate lighting. Lamps, for their portability are very convenient as you can shift them depending on the use or simply to break the monotony of having it at a central place. Most of these lights do not consume a lot of power so that is an advantage for you. It means you pay less for electricity and save much more which you can use on other items like household shopping.

Another good thing about designer lighting is that their placement is not fixed. You can be creative as to where or how the lights are placed e.g. the wall lamps. You can move about the floor and table lamps. Surface mounted light are especially flexible as to where and how to place depending on the side the light is facing.

We tend to freak at the mention of word designer. Most of us associate it with expensive merchandise. But I can tell you that not every designer light is expensive. The cost depends highly on: the type of design, the type of light, quality of course and even the store you buy it from. You can get good deals online and even at your nearest store. There is always something worth the price you are willing to pay and if it is slightly high then you just bargain.

Remember if you take good care of that light, however heavy the investment, you could hand it down to family or friends.

Resources: http://www.foscarini.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architectural_lighting_design

 

Design Your Own Home

2009-09-modern-contemporary-house-design-12Have you seen all the shows home design house and thinks to himself that is quite easy to do. Well, if you have time and money can certainly design your own home with little planning. Especially get damaged when moving to a new home, many people tend to hire architects and interior designers that make the overall design of the house. The only problem is that it can be home of great quality, but this is not home with their own personal data. The design house will have much pride in what you do and who will design house exactly as you want to do what others offer for him.

The first step to begin designing your own home is having some sort of inspiration. Many people want to design your home run. One room leads to another room. This current only create a bigger house in appearance and offer customers a sense of space that can be difficult to achieve with style house large format.

You can have your own ideas about what I wanted at home and then you can always look at other houses and magazines to see if these projects are a good starting point for your home. By organizing all this information over time, begin to seem more like a coherent plan for what you want in your home and how to achieve this goal of designing your own home.

Then you must create several different drawings of your home. At first it would just play with ideas. The more of these drawings that work, the greater will be able to build his house. When you plan, it is time to develop effective design. The photo has to go from 2D to 3D with all the appropriate sizes. You will probably have to work with a professional to create this design developed.

Once the design is developed, can begin to have plans prepared by an architect who will be able to build a house, as was his intention. You can take great pride in this house because it is his vision and dream. However, one can assume that this house will increase at night. Planning to design your own home may take longer than it takes to build your own house a pre-prepared. It must be remembered that this is a long, ongoing project, but is a project that will fill you with joy and pride, after it has finished.

Our thoughts on furniture design

modern-furniture-designThere are so many lovely things which are perfect to set on our place. Home designing takes time and of course, you need to have money when you are choosing the best designs for your home. When you want to start designing at your living area, you need to make sure that you will place appropriate living room furniture for your home’s theme or motif. Some houses are modern in look and owners are placing modern home furniture to match the area. In designing, you need to be creative and think of all the possible outcomes. Do not just stick to one idea unless you already want it.

As for the dining area, some owners love to place a romantic set up on it. Dining area is where family members are gathered and some are spending time together to talk after or before the meal. Making it lively for the whole family is very much important. There are different kinds of lights that you can place on your dining and some are placing right dining room furniture for it. If you want to get ideas when it comes to your choice of furniture, internet is really here to help us out.

 

Bathroom Design

Modern Bathroom DesignBathroom remodelling is one of the most popular home improvement projects can take particular. If done correctly, the return on investments can help make the column of earnings when selling, which is where we would eventually all the land. The big question is how much you can spend and still be able to recover their money from home?

The first thing to ask is how long you plan to stay home. Of course it should be more cautious in their choice, if you think you will move to a shorter period of time. If you will be home for a long time may want to spend on those elements that have always wanted. Do it once and it is my faith. This does not mean you have to be expensive.

The next step is to decide whether you use outside help or do it alone. If you decide to go alone there are several things you should consider. First, we will do the heavy lifting as demolition, plumbing, installation of tiles, etc..? I encourage you to review, if you’ve never done these things before. Getting at the heart of the project only to find that you are in the deep can be costly and terribly uncomfortable. Consider the lack of bathroom work for weeks, it would be terrible! If you decide to contract out the work, there are two ways to do this.

You may appear and be responsible for the authorization, inspection, scheduling of subcontractors, supervision of work and generally take all decisions related to work. Again, if you’ve never done this before and it makes a big change is not a good idea. There are two strong reasons why they do not want, can act as a contractor and they are:

It takes a long time to do so even if you are already working full time can be nearly impossible without some serious problems before us. To deal with subcontractors who did not show and believe me I will, to address issues that emerge late and all the other little details that can go wrong (and some of them) and wear not only worthwhile.
Want to have a final result will be something you can be proud. Let’s face it, even if you do everything yourself work remains expensive, so I want to match the best car possible.

Please think about it long before jumping in the quality of the performance of contractors is not as easy as it seems. That said, let’s assume you have decided to go rogue and do everything solo project. You may want to benefit from the help of interior designer. You can often pointed in the right direction when it comes to resources and if they have experience working with builders and remodeling may not be able to help with research contractors must decide who needs help.

Unfortunately, many designers have intimidated their customers and therefore considers the experience of working with a designer is often one where the client does not interfere with your project budget and an idea is out the window. If you decide to work with a designer make sure you choose what you feel comfortable with an honest dialogue people need designers who want to listen to their interests and needs of the budget in advance so you can help the best way possible. You’ll want to do some preparation before you hire someone

Condo Furniture Design Trends 2014

bedroom-condo-furnitureAre you starting to live alone at your new condo unit? If you are starting to live independently then it is time for you to manage checking out the best condo furniture to use on your place. There are different kinds of furniture which can be perfect to set up or design on your place. It is not easy to deal with designing and no matter what time of the day, you can think of the best look for your home. Home decorating is something that we can be proud of doing. There are people who are really gifted to have this nice idea when it comes to home designing and given this chance, they can implement the creativity at their own place.

In placing furniture at your condo unit, you need to be sure that you are going to place furniture which is just right on your place’s space. Do not make your condo so full of furniture if it can’t accommodate all. You need to make sure that the sizes of furniture are just perfect and you will find it comfortable to use at all. In designing, we can use of own ideas or ask your friends about purchasing furniture at furniture stores. Some are also hiring expert designers so they can make the place so great to live with.