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Living with light

Light affects your mood and well-being, often without you having to think too much about it. Imagine how much nicer it is when the sun is shining, or how cosy it feels when you’re sitting in front of a warm fire.

A woman sitting up in bed, reading a book under a reading lamp, with a man lying down in bed beside her.
A woman sitting up in bed, reading a book under a reading lamp, with a man lying down in bed beside her.

Lighting in your home

The light in your home affects you. All rooms need lighting, but to be functional and comfortable, you usually need more than just a ceiling light. Light creates security, and contributes to a cosy atmosphere and helps you to do what you want, when you want.

Mixing diffused and direct lighting

Rooms need a mixture of diffused and directed light to be both functional and pleasant. Place your lamps at different heights to create differentiated light and shade. To know where in the room you need diffused and directed light, just ask what do I do in this room, and where do I do it?

Functional lighting

Make it easier to carry out your pursuits, easier to focus no matter what you do or when. Focus on anything from threading a thread to working at your desk or kitchen counter. Functional lighting illuminates a limited area with a concentrated, directed light.

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Mood lighting

Create a soft, inviting feel in your room. A good way is to place smaller lamps to spread a diffused light in different places in the room. Often lamps where the lamp shade is made of fabric, paper or glass diffuse light as the light can be filtered through the screen.

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General living room lighting

Shining a soft light gives you a good overview of the whole room, and that’s important when performing activities that require light throughout the room. Set up a ceiling light that spreads diffused light, or use ceiling spotlights with multiple lamps.

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Integrated lighting in your home

Enjoy integrated lighting in cabinets, on your shelves, in wardrobes and in your kitchen. You can display what you have, find things easier and get work done with the right light in your home.

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