Lighting Your Home Library

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Light Logic aims to help consumers learn about residential lighting best practices, design, energy efficiency and all topics regarding lighting a home.

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Lighting Your Home Library

  1. 1. www.IESLightLogic.org Light Logic aims to help consumers learn about residential lighting best practices, design, energy efficiency and all topics regarding lighting a home. Visit Light Logic at: http://bit.ly/1akilMZ Wednesday, December 4, 13
  2. 2. Lighting Your Home Library You can achieve proper lighting in your home library by layering the three main types of  lighting. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  3. 3. Lighting Your Home Library Task, Ambient, and Accent Lighting The first type of lighting you will need is task lighting. For the dedicated reading areas in your library, utilize side table lamps or floor lamps to ensure that those reading will have optimum lighting. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  4. 4. Lighting Your Home Library Task, Ambient, and Accent Lighting Next, create ambient lighting by using overhead lighting, such as a chandelier or pendant lamp. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  5. 5. Lighting Your Home Library Task, Ambient, and Accent Lighting Finally, add accent lighting to your home library to illuminate first editions or works of art using accent lighting from track, recessed or over the picture lights. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  6. 6. Lighting Your Home Library The Importance of Natural Lighting For a reading area that is filled with natural light, try installing a window seat or placing couches and chairs next to a wall of windows. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  7. 7. Lighting Your Home Library Home Library Lighting Design Tips • Wall Sconces & Picture Lights:, Wall sconces and picture lights add both texture and warmth to your home library while serving their purpose of illuminating your valued works of literature and art. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  8. 8. Lighting Your Home Library Home Library Lighting Design Tips • Installing a Dimmer: Installing a dimmer switch is a great way to make your home library much more versatile. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  9. 9. Lighting Your Home Library Home Library Lighting Design Tips • Creating a Reading Nook: If you do not have a separate library create a reading nook with comfortable couches, chairs, and end tables with local task lighting  to identify the area as a reading spot. Wednesday, December 4, 13
  10. 10. www.IESLightLogic.org Light Logic aims to help consumers learn about residential lighting best practices, design, energy efficiency and all topics regarding lighting a home. Visit Light Logic at: http://bit.ly/1akilMZ Wednesday, December 4, 13

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