The setting up of an outside lighting makes it possible to benefit still more from its small garden or its balcony . You can then eat, read, receive or laze even at night! You will also enjoy night views from the inside throughout the year. So how do you imagine your outdoor lighting to meet your needs and desires ?
Useful and pleasant outdoor lighting
The exterior lighting of the house is not reserved for the holiday season! Indeed, our garden area is a living room in itself. So, why not bring it to light ?
Outdoor lighting has a useful function when it comes to lighting the dining area, a walkway, steps or an entrance. But he also has an extraordinary decorative power! Thanks to him, you will have the impression that your space is larger than in reality. Indeed, at nightfall, the exteriors lose their depth. By playing with light and colors , you can create a very different night mood than you have during the day.
It’s about determining what you want to showcase . In general, the bottom of the garden should be brighter than the foreground. Moreover, it is better not to multiply the light sources to not cancel the desired effect.
A luminous point placed behind an object or a plant, will put their silhouette in value. Lighting bamboo foot, for example, will create a game of shadow Chinese particularly attractive! The light helps bring out the architecture of a small tree or shrub, whether they have deciduous or evergreen foliage.
The color of the lighting may vary from yellow to white. The more intense he is, the more white he is. By playing with these colors, it is possible to strengthen or soften the shadows of plants, bushes and other decorative objects.
Modular outdoor lighting
For your outdoor lighting, a wide choice is available to you. The hanging or hanging lamps are perfect for illuminating the dining area.
LED ribbons or recessed spotlights can be used to mark a terrace, a driveway or an elegant stairway. Bollards and beacons are practical at night, to highlight a path or a specific area, and they are decorative day. In addition, placed in the middle of the vegetation, they project beautiful shadows.
A table lamp can move easily and it can illuminate the dining area or reading area. Finally, the backlit furniture has a lot of effect when illuminated but it is unfortunately less interesting once off.
In terms of energy, led is an attractive solution thanks to the economy it generates but it is expensive to buy. You can use it for direct lighting as well as markup and it exists in color.
Solar luminaires are more and more efficient and aesthetic. They do not require complicated installation and can be moved at will. You get less powerful lighting but very nice. And besides, it’s an economical way to illuminate the outside! ( More info on solar lighting ).
Think also about wireless outdoor lighting solutions. Lanterns and standalone lamps run on rechargeable batteries and offer a generous light without constraints that follows you everywhere!
Finally, to create a special atmosphere, nothing beats the sparkle of candles . And in addition, if you choose them scented, the change of scenery will be at the rendezvous!
To stage your garden at night, outdoor lighting is essential. It allows you to enjoy it especially in the summer, during warm evenings, when the garden area really becomes an extra room!