Light up the dark nights – Mood lighting

Light up the dark nights – The nights have now closed in, so what better than treating yourself to a new suspension light, task light, wall light or floor light to add ambient, cosy or bright light to your home. The correct lighting for your home is so important and correctly done can really lift your mood.

Check out our 5 favourite lights for different mood effect’s around the home –

Bright Cool Light – Smithfield suspension light

You want bright light then Smithfield suspension light by Flos is for you. Smithfield offers 300W (240W energy saver) of bright halogen light, we have one in our kitchen at home and it certainly wakes you up on these dark mornings.

Flos Smithfield Suspension Light - by Flos Lighting
Flos Smithfield Suspension Light in bright glossy white. Image courtesy of Flos

Cosy and Warm – Copper Shade suspension light

The iconic Copper Shade by Tom Dixon offers a cosy and warm copper glow that really warms your mood in these dark winter months. Using a E27 42W Halogen Energy Saver Clear bulb the soft light that is omitted is copper in colour due to the colour of the diffuser.

Copper Shade by Tom Dixon Lighting
Cluster of Tom Dixon Copper Shade suspension lights. Image courtesy of www.tomdixon.net

Ambient – Flos Spun floor light

The Spun floor light by Flos is a beautiful light offering an upward and downward arc style light pattern that can be controlled by a dimmer. Have the light set low to create an ambient and relaxing light to relax in or set bright to light up the whole room.

Spun Floor Light by Flos Lighting
Spun Light by Flos offering soft ambient light. Image courtesy of Flos.it and Montis Images.
Spun Floor Light by Flos Lighting
Flos Spun Floor Light offering bright white light – image courtesy of Flos.it

Fun & Funky – Kartell Fly suspension Light

Fly suspension light by Kartell is one funky light. Available in 11 different colours its sure to brighten up any room in your home. The diffuser is not perfectly hemispherical but the cut-off is underneath the height of the diameter to collect the most light. The large bulb and colour choices by Kartell give the light a retro yet modern feel.

Fly suspension light by Kartell lighting
Kartell Fly suspension light – fun colours
Task Light  – Foscarini Twiggy Floor

Task Lighting is what you need to do a specific job, whether it’s reading, working at a computer, cooking, drawing or knitting basically were light needs to be focused on the area you’re using. Twiggy Floor light by Foscarini is a great large scale task light. The light bulb is protected by a diffuser reducing the glare and can be positioned over you to suit your needs.

Twiggy Floor light by Foscarini lighting
Foscarini Twiggy Floor Light – great task light
Twiggy Floor Light in White by Foscarini Lighting
Foscarini Twiggy Floor Light – setting the mood with downward task light
Whatever you want from your home lighting solutions our lighting section will have something for you.

links –

http://www.bbc.co.uk/homes/design/lighting_types.shtml
http://www.kartell.it/
http://www.tomdixon.net/
http://www.flos.com/en/home
http://www.foscarini.com/