Ceiling washers – variable lighting sources for flexible interior design
Ceiling washers are a special type of floor lamps. They represent cosiness and a certain special sentiment. They fulfil representative purposes – like the prize winning “Mite Terra” by Foscarini – and radiate sober-restraint understatement as well, like the “Gradi Terra” by Cini&Nils. Ceiling washers are characterized by the direction of the light. This is generally directed upward to the ceiling, from where it is dispersed indirectly into the room. So, ceiling washers are ideal as low-dazzle room lighting and provide for the equally bright general lighting of the room. Ceiling washers also represent a flexible alternative to ceiling lights, since they just need an electrical outlet to work. So the light can be variably positioned, integrating perfectly into the room concept.
Ceiling washers don’t just serve as a light source, but also act as sculptural design objects. In so doing, they enhance the decorative value of your home to a considerable extent. “Twilight” by the Swiss lighting manufacture Belux and “Cadmo”, a floor lamp devised by star designer Karim Rashid for Artemide are very good at doing this
Ceiling washers create a pleasant general lighting.
There are many reasons to buy a ceiling washer. Many floor lights are equipped with an integrated dimmer. It is a great advantage to infinitely coordinate the light and therefore the brightness in order to create different lighting effects. Whereas a dimmed ceiling washer spreads a cosy flair, which is accompanied by warmth and comfortableness, one with full lighting power can be regarded as an efficient light source.
By varying the lighting intensity directed at the interior decoration, wonderful plays of shadows can be “created” with a ceiling washer. Positioned in the proximity of the TV, ceiling washers also work well as a background lighting, which doesn’t dazzle the screen and gives the eye additional, pleasant illumination in an otherwise dark environment. Moreover, ceiling washers offer a considerable amount of decorative freedom, since they are always flexible regarding the place of setting it up. The lights often come with a reading lamp, so that you have an additional, directional option to the indirect light of the ceiling washer.