Lighting goes a long way to improving the look and feel of both your indoor and outdoor spaces, and can really transform an area. With longer days and warm evenings, it’s wise to maximise the natural light offered by windows and doors by inviting it in to create a brighter home. Trade in your thick winter curtains for light, airy ones, and use strategically placed mirrors to enhance the natural light – let the outside in. Complement this natural light with desk lamps, floor lamps, floor lighting and pendant lights for the room’s specific needs and uses. These will also add to your summer decor, enhancing the room’s vibrance. If you have a home office then swap out your warm light bulbs for cool lighting, which will help increase your productivity – especially useful in combating hot, restless workdays. Lighting is also important for outdoor areas like lapas, pool areas, balconies, patios and backyards. It can connect your house with the outdoors, allowing free-flowing living between both areas. Lighting outdoor spaces means you’re more likely to make use of these areas at night as they become more inviting when lit up. Soft cool lighting around outdoor areas offers just enough visibility and is quite relaxing; it allows you to do what you need to do without being harsh and abrasive to the eyes. There are several types of outdoor lighting available for various spaces, and you’re sure to find something that suits both your style and your pocket. With all the summer design options and trends available, ultimately the perfect design is about creating a comfortable, enjoyable space for you. A space in which you can maximise both outdoor and indoor areas for leisure activities – whether it’s some alone time enjoying a lap around the pool, chilled family time on the patio, or entertaining friends and family. Get started on maximising light in your space. We at Streamlight can help – take a look at our extensive lighting collection.Contact: Streamlight
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