Track lighting can be a remodeled basement’s best buddy. It does not take up wall or floor space is simple to install, and is amazingly flexible. Many systems, like the one mix both spot fittings for flooding fixtures or pendant and accent lighting for ambient lighting. Track lighting lets you easily change the room lighting when you rearrange the furnishings of the room or design.
Quartz-Halogen Track Lighting
Want to bring sunny daylight-spectrum light to a windowless basement room? Construct a window, and you’ll create above-ground ambience. Such “windows” are really easy-to-build custom light fixtures.
Recessed Light Panels
Light panels are big, rectangular florescent fixtures commonly recessed into suspended ceilings in commercial buildings. Here, four of those off-the-shelf fixtures were assembled to create the illusion of a four-paned window. The room flooding .
Recessed Lights for Accent Lighting
While recessed lighting fixtures are often thought of as suppliers of overall, ambient, or task lighting, don’t miss them for accent lighting jobs. While smaller models provide display items on the room’s focal point wall with focused illumination standard-issue can lights light the area of this basement living space.
Recessed Miniature Can Lights
A galaxy of recessed miniature can lights shine down on this basement pub. The white light from such fixtures accentuates the sparkling glassware the hardwood cabinetry, the granite counters, along with the stainless bar surfaces. Each row of lights is on a dimmer switch, allowing the homeowner to dial in the quantity of illumination dim for watching the TV or bright for energetic parties.
Combine Lighting Fixture Types
A mid century modern-style chandelier serves three purposes. It provides general ambient light. Its location offers task lighting for office work. Finally, its style complements the layout scheme.
Pendant Lighting Fixtures
Pendant lighting fixtures fall from the ceiling and also lay over an area that needs illumination. But pendants do more than merely shed sitting place, desk , or light on a dining table. Their shapes and colors hang like a phone that is usable, defining the space around them.
Uplighting Creates an Elegant Ambience
Uplighting entails directing a light source in the ceiling instead of horizontally into the space or down toward the floor. Uplighting creates a calming lighting without glare or harsh shadows.
A False Lighted Window
Only frame and trim a “window” opening in a finished basement wall, paint the concrete wall behind it reflective white, mount a few inexpensive florescent fixtures on the wall, and equip them with daylight-spectrum lights. Then hang a translucent window treatment, like this gauzy accordion shade, and revel in the even, filtered illumination. Combined with a can fixture along with a halogen table lamp, it.