Good lighting for a better quality of life
Reading in the corner, enjoying a meal with family and friends, relaxing in the bathtub: a well composed lighting scheme makes for a comfortable home and better home life. No wonder more than 85 percent of Germans regard lighting as an important feel-good factor.
A well-designed lighting solution
- creates atmosphere,
- shapes space,
- impacts positively on body and soul,
- saves energy and makes for a high degree of lighting comfort.
The following pages show what it takes to ensure good home lighting:
Tips on using light as a design tool
Anyone creating or refurbishing a home is well advised to pay early attention to lighting. Modern lighting solutions make for both greater lighting comfort and higher energy efficiency. They create the lighting atmosphere needed for a sense of wellbeing, relaxation and work. And many improvements can be realised even without major construction work.
Getting the lighting right
To ensure the right quality of lighting in your home, it is useful to know a little about lighting engineering. Get to know the basic rules.
The choice of lamp matters
Lamps – still popularly but wrongly referred to as "lightbulbs" – are the actual light source. Here, licht.de presents the most important types of lamp for the home and compares their service life and energy efficiency.
Which luminaire is right?
Modern or traditional, minimalist or overtly conspicuous – there is a huge range of luminaires to choose from. Which is good because it means there is a luminaire for every purpose and every taste. Click here for tips on selecting luminaires.