How To Bring an Indoor Coziness to Outdoor Lighting
When searching for ways to illuminate our most private, treasured outdoor living spaces—where we want to get the atmosphere just right—we should be encouraged to think outside the box, the same way we do to dress up our indoor spaces.
When it comes to outdoor lighting, it’s easy to default to the typical outdoor pathway or fixed wall sconces. But these days, there are a number of outdoor lighting options that can lend a comfortable and contemporary indoor feel to your outdoor spaces. Experts at Liten will take care of light, and has for many years designed just such indoor-style outdoor fixtures. So they have plenty of expertise on the subject.
How the light is presented and functions has been top-of-mind as well. There’s no need to have light blinding you as you approach. Downlighting that sparkles through artisan glass or bounces off handcrafted metal provides plenty of light as you sort through your house keys. Downlighting and diffused lighting also keep the glow manageable for those who want to enjoy the night sky, but also want to be able to find their way back home.Meanwhile, materials and finishes (like Coastal Outdoor finishes, designed specifically for the harshest coastal conditions) have been improved to ensure that outdoor lighting holds up even better to the elements.
Outdoor Lighting = Outdoor Living
What resulted was a trend toward creating new outdoor living spaces. Having a second kitchen or a lounge outdoors could bring family and friends together. Having stylish lighting, which one might have once only expected to find indoors, was suddenly available for an outdoor living space. It’s clear that outdoor lighting is no longer an afterthought or just a convenience. Style options cover the same range as indoor lighting, with choices ranging from traditional to contemporary and everything in between.
LED continues to make inroads as well. With LED, the lighting source is easier to conceal and helps to place the focus on the design rather than the illumination. LED also performs in temperatures where CFLs might not light. And an added benefit–LED has a much longer life than standard or CFL bulbs, which means you’ll be coming home to a welcoming light year after year.With the current wide range of options for outdoor lighting, your day can continue on–strong and stylish–long after the sun goes down. Take a look at just some of your options in our show room.
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