Bathroom lighting is not only about lamps and fixtures but
also about creating that little 'extra' that turns you on
whenever you enter this tiny quiet room to spend some time
with yourself and enjoy the warm bath. The trick can only
be achieved successfully by choosing the right lamps,
placing them strategically, using mirrors and defoggers at
all the correct places and in appropriate styles and know
how to avoid the shadow trap. Here are some classic,
trendy and handy tips and ideas for you to use:
we do recommend recessed lighting fixtures as the most
popular bathroom lighting trend today but if they are the
only lights you are using in the bathroom you may fall
into the shadow trap and may not be able to see yourself
clearly in the mirror.
halogen-recessed floodlight is quiet focused and can make
you actually look scary just like when you place the flash
light under the chin in the dark. A good idea to use on
Halloween stage bur definitely not what we would like to
see in the bathrooms every morning!
avoid such scary shadowing effects, use recessed
floodlights in combination with other general forms of
diffused light fixture with a soft focus mounted at or
just above eye level is much better and best place for
them is on either side of the mirror to throw maximum
light on your face and brighten it up.
wall mounted light placed near the mirror will cut down on
shadows of the halogen floodlights.
case, wall mounted lights are not possible in your bath,
avoid using recessed lighting and use decorative diffused
lighting on ceiling instead, which is only the second best
option after the combo suggested above.
recessed lighting is the only option available, then,
place it very close to the mirror, centered above the
different types of lighting fixtures that can be switched
on and off independently or in desired combos can help in
mood lighting in the vanity.
different levels of light for doing makeup in different
times of the day - Bright light for day and dim light for
and decorative lighting systems come in a wide range and
can range from luxury options to inexpensive ones.
and its reflective surface enhance bathroom lighting,
making it the most important focal point of the bath
decor. They add depth and dimension to the bathroom and
are quite flexible.
and luxury define the finish, shape, size, style and
material of the mirror that are tailored to suit your
styles may range from traditional and contemporary to
casual and tropical. They may be frameless and used as
accents or have innovative frame designs to attract
frames may have finishes such as antique, black, bronze,
steel, pewter, chrome, crackle, designer, hand painted,
distressed, metal, silver, gold, nickle, plastic and wood
and many times have arched top or oval, rectangular or
mirror fogged with steam gives a very ethereal feel to the
bath and most people prefer to install an electric
bathroom mirrors defogger to allow them to shower and see
their reflection in a clear mirror. They consume very
little electricity and work quite efficiently.