Accent Lighting Defined and Explained
What is accent lighting exactly? The definition covers a broad and varied description by nature from area to area or room to room, and how an individual chooses to use accent lighting is even more varied.
Accent lighting can brighten a space that has been unnoticed, making it a focal point in a room without taking away from the main decorative light in a room. Hevilite offers accent lighting that is parallel to task lighting, perfect use for picture lighting and undercabinet lights, creating a purpose that is functional and focused on the task.
Within our large assortment of accent lights are not only for the indoors, but some Hevi Lite offers landscape accent lighting and outdoor accent lighting that are
rated for use in damp and wet outdoor areas. We light up your world outside of your home or office.
Where You Will Get The Most From Accent Lights
Accent lighting is meant to “accent” an area or item, not necessarily provide a bright spotlight. In the right position though, they provide a spotlight affect that brings the eye in focus to admire an object or to find your way through a room safely. Such as the landscape accent lighting offered by Hevi Lite.
By day, a kitchen and its counters are bright and openly used. This is where you create your meals with that perfect touch. The hutch in the dining room holds precious antique heirlooms and your best china. Accent lighting under the kitchen cabinets can guide a person to the right area in the kitchen at night, and accent lights in the hutch can call attention to details during the day.
The piece of artwork that you take pride in displaying will have more attention drawn to it with a perfectly positioned soft, accent picture in theliving room or in a hallway. Light up the media cabinet with accent lighting and make it easier to see the A/V equipment.
Accent landscape accent lighting is perfect for placing a focus on the landscaping. Draw attention to the flowers and shrubs blooming or light up a walkway and bench outdoor accent lighting where the outdoors can be enjoyed in the evenings.
Accent Lights Fit Any Style
While the purpose of accent lighting is to “accent” and complement existing fixtures without making those fixtures the focal point, accent lighting can add character. In the bedrooms, dining room, kitchen, living room, or study. A kitchen gains a modern touch with an easy-to-install accent light under the cabinets or your study gains a warm glow with accent lights on the bookshelf.
Hevi Lite has a line of cabinet accent lighting that can bring a kitchen into the current decade, giving it a modern glow and shine, yet keep its charm of yesteryear. Our directional spotlights can create a path on the stairway that keeps it safe and yet doesn’t pull from the focus of the living room or disturb the bedrooms.
We have a wide range of LED accent lights that allow you create a mix that is just right for your home. Our accent lights are decorative yet purposeful and well-rounded in proving your home with lights. From your hallways and stairways to the kitchen, we bring ambient accent lighting that show you the way. Our LED style outdoor accent lighting offers a warm and welcoming entry way to your home while providing security by lighting up the home softly.
What Is The Best Accent Lights For You?
Your personal design direction and tastes should guide you in choosing the right accent lighting for your home, indoors and outdoors. Each room in your home will have a different area you want accented and certain areas of your landscaping will need lighting different times of the year.
Accent lighting is meant to add-to and appease the aesthetics of your exterior while lighting the way to a task at hand. Ask yourself if you need bright accent lighting or an ambient illumination for a dim area. Once you desired intention for accent lighting, you need to choose the finish that will match the décor and layout of the room you’re accenting.
The finish, the color, and other design features are important choices when adding accent lighting to your home’s exterior. Some rooms of your home like the bath or kitchen can benefit by accent lighting that can brighten as desired. Or give the layout of your home’s exterior a glow with accent lighting of contrasting or matching colors in a finish that is your personal design and style.
Choose accent lighting that is has the right height, length and width to meet your desires and needs. By knowing exactly what dimensions you need in a specific room or exterior area, the better able you’ll be to make the right choice.
Last, but not least, determine what your objective is for accent lighting. Are you wanting to highlight a particular area, then consider the lumens (the brightness) of the accent lighting fixture that appeals and interest your attention for a particular area. The team of experts at Hevi Light is here to answer your questions and provide advice.
If you have any queries regarding the pathway lights, schedule an appointment with Hevi Lite today or give us a call at (818) 341-8091.
Other Considerations In Choosing Accent Lights
Consider how accent lighting that dims can achieve a certain effect and mood in the bedroom or living room. Hevi Lite offers a selection of light dimming switches that are contemporary options and comparatively easy to install where you’re replacing existing light switches.
Choose unique accent lamps that are floor or tabletop options that will add to your own unique character, personality, and style. Track lighting may be an option to consider for a wall in the living room that has special artwork or install directional spotlights or mini pendant lighting to complete a certain area of a room.