Ambient LightingAmbient Lighting is normally provided by a ceiling light and their intensity can be controlled with dimming switches. Care should be taken that ambient lights do not produce sharp shadows.
Concealed LightingConcealed lighting involves complete hiding of light fixtures and only the light and not the fixture is visible. Concealed lighting can be used to provide above mentioned ambient lighting.
Down LightsDown lights are used to project the light downards, they may take the shape of celing fixtures or fall fittings.
Pendant LightsThey are suspended from the celing by a wire and can take a variety of shapes including paper sphere type lights or chandliers.
Recessed LightingHere the lighting is recessed in the ceiling and the fixtures are only partially visible. Recessed lighting usually required a false ceiling to enable the lights to be recessed.
Rise and Fall LightingThe height of the lighting can be adjusted as desired and they are commonly used over the top of a dining table.
Spot LightsSpot lights direct light to specific points inside the room and they are used to focus attention on particular spaces or objects.
Up-LightsThey can either be wall mounted or floor standing and are used to cast a light beam upwards usually to reflect the light off the ceiling.
Wall LightsWall lights are used to cast light either upwards or downwards and as they are fixed on the wall they take less space.
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