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Good mood lighting


Good mood lighting

Mood lighting creates an exceptional atmosphere. It shines but provides little illumination. Instead it represents cosiness, romanticism, fascination and passion. Its sole purpose is to caress the heart and soul. Mood lighting produces its best effects in the evening when the surroundings are dark. Mood lighting must not be too bright since this will lead to the mood being lost soon. A mood light should therefore glow rather than shine. And if you really want to switch off, you should switch off any artificial light. After all, candlelight offers the perfect setting for a relaxed evening with a glass of wine. Mood lighting can be used wherever it can develop its full potential, e.g. on window sills, sideboards, commodes, dining tables, side tables or coffee tables, shelves or floors.

 

Mood lighting for dining tables

For dining tables, we recommend mood lights which emphasise a pleasant atmosphere. The livelier the mood lighting, the more pleasant and animated is the atmosphere it creates for the diners. Candles are the best example: while the light they provide is not necessarily very bright, they are able to turn even a frozen pizza into an atmospheric feast. The latest trend in atmospheric lighting is the use of LED luminaires that offer you the opportunity to adjust the colour of the light as desired. Corresponding remote controls with different lighting programmes allow dynamic lighting. The luminaire then automatically provides for a lively interplay of different light colours, thereby creating an extraordinary atmosphere. Additionally, LED luminaires are often available with rechargeable batteries, meaning that no power cable is required, which makes them ideal for mobile use. Thus, respective LED luminaires are optimally suited for an atmospheric illumination of objects that are located in the middle of the room, for instance, free-standing dining tables.

Mood lighting for dining tables

Mood lighting for side tables

Candles or lighting objects placed on side tables provide exciting lighting accents and help create a pleasant atmosphere in living rooms. Particularly good effects are attained when the mood lighting on the side table is attuned to the mood lighting on the coffee table. A mood light is always recommended for side tables when no luminaire is providing zone lighting e.g. for reading while you are sitting on the sofa or in an armchair.

Mood lighting for side tables

Mood lighting for coffee tables

A mood light on the coffee table unites the people sitting around the table. It creates a focused, central area of light to which everyone is drawn. It should be pleasant, lively and animating, however, it must not be too bright because otherwise the people around the coffee table fade too far into the background. Here, it is also recommended to use atmospheric LED luminaires that allow you to adjust the colour of the light as desired. Their varied play of light make them the perfect mood enhancers. Particularly on the coffee table, you can create a pleasant and homey atmosphere completely without the use of electric light. Using candlesticks or tea light holders you may create decorative islands of light within the room that provide for a certain romanticism thanks to their flickering candlelight.

Mood lighting for coffee tables

Mood lighting for shelves

As shelves and their contents are rarely used on a daily basis, they can make rooms seem static and somewhat unhomely. Lively mood lights have a relaxing, stimulating and compensatory effect in such situations. It is recommended to place candles on shelves using protective glass holders as well as small lights that fit into the shelf. Here, you can choose whether you want to make use of a respectively small table lamp or a practical clip-on light that can be attached to the shelves.

Mood lighting for shelves

Mood lighting for sideboards and commodes

Candles or lighting objects such as illuminated spheres on sideboards or commodes are beautiful style elements that underline one's personal taste. They provide decorative lighting accents and ensure a homely atmosphere. Mood lights are particularly recommended for sideboards and commodes since this atmospheric light accent creates a certain balance between the light sources in the room.

Mood lighting for sideboards and commodes

Mood lighting for window sills

Illuminated windows look fascinating, secretive and inviting. Their message: something's going on here; this is a place where people gather; this place is lively and cosy. Mood lights on window sills frame the homely illuminated room, while also creating a pleasant connection to the outside world. Extraordinary light sources, such as a luminaire with an aluminised shade, emphasise exclusivity.

Mood lighting for window sills

Mood lighting for floors

Mood lighting can transform forgotten corners into extraordinary and eye-catching areas. Dark corners, e.g. under roof slopes, can be clearly enhanced. Decorative mood lights on the floor, such as illuminated spheres, provide soft 'moon light' in the home and create a romantic atmosphere. Mood lights placed on the floor also guide you the way both at night and in dark rooms, without having to flood the entire room with light.

Mood lighting for floors

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