Wall Lights of Various Types
There is a diverse and vast amount of wall light fixtures that can give any room or exterior wall that look of a unique design. Choosing a beautiful wall sconce made of wrought-iron can create a rustic piece of art for an exterior wall. The up light will cast dramatic shadow and shape that brings a focus to a once unnoticed wall, making that unique color you chose for it pop with more spirit. Wall lighting is perfect for bedside reading or task spotlight, and with LED bulbs, they are economically and energy-efficient. A recessed wall light or crystal wall sconce can do so much for a room.
The Best Placement for Wall Lighting
There aren’t too many places that won’t make a proper placement for a wall light or wall sconce in a commercial or residential property. Bathrooms in a commercial or residential setting can benefit from wet rated wall sconces either side of the sink and above the toilet. The variety of shapes they come in, there is one that is the perfect design for any bathroom décor.
For the bedroom, a wall-mounted light above the bed is perfect for bedtime reading, creating a focused task light above a desk or the wall gives a compliment to the beautiful overhead chandelier, ceiling fan light, or the flush mount lighting. Up-Light wall light in a dark hallway or dimly lit living room can bring attention to family photos while giving guidance on where to walk.
Properly placed wall lamps in a dining room can give the room an ambient, layering element that is warm and welcoming to your guests. In the kitchen, under the cabinet is brightened by lighting placed strategically, making the countertops visible without turning on the overhead light. At the entryway or in the foyer wall, sconces give your guest a warm welcome.
In a commercial or office setting, wall lights and wall sconces can so much. They provide your customers or guests additional lighting but offer a decorative touch that stands out. From hotels to restaurants and retail stores, and in professional office settings, a wall sconce is more than decoration; it is a statement.
Endless Styles to Light Up Your Life
Wall lighting and wall sconces come in many styles to blend, match, or contrast the style you have already. From transitional to retro-inspired to ultra-contemporary, there is a vast selection of wall lights and wall sconces to adorn the room or area where you place it for aesthetic preference or decorative intentions.
In a modern space, choose a wall sconce with clean lines and stylish finishes in acute shapes. For a traditional room, a white classic wall light adds a traditional aesthetic, and for a mid-century décor, choose any of the modern wall lights that bring the 1950s design and feel to the room. Choose a brass finish for a Scandinavian theme. Regardless of the décor style and taste you have. The LED wall lighting and wall sconces of today are eco-friendly and have a long lifespan.
Wall Light Fixtures – How Do You Choose the Best?
You will find the shapes and sizes that wall light fixtures come in are many, including miniature spotlights for wall mounting, and large sconces for your entryway that are welcoming or on your front porch that is inviting. We recommend you answer the following questions before selecting the wall light or wall sconce to adorn your home’s exterior:
What is the intended purpose of a wall light?
Wall lamps can provide a variety of purposes, both fashionable and functional. Do you want to illuminate dark areas inside and around your home, or will it be for decorative purposes only? By having a clear understanding of what your intentions are, you’ll be better able to choose the right fixture.
What size does the wall light fixture need to be?
Now that you have defined the purpose, what size will be the right size to fit that purpose? Important facts to consider are the dimensions that will fit. The height, length, and width, which is how far out from the wall, the light will protrude.
Will you need multiple wall lamps?
If you need multiple fixtures, keep them no less than 60 inches from the floor and six feet between them. These measurements will prevent you from over lighting the room and yet still provide the illumination you desire.
What mounting option are you considering the wall sconces?
You can choose a direct wall mount that is hard-wired, where you can find a wide assortment to choose from. It will eliminate exposed or go with plug-in lamps easy to use. The hard-wired option can be wired to work with a wall switch while the plug-in style has its own on/off switch. Finding the right one will be accessible once you have defined your purpose.
How bright do you want to light up this area?
It is a choice to find a solution that fits your intended application. Wall lighting can provide ambient lighting to bright LED lighting perfect for task lighting. The lumen rating of the light will give you a good idea of the brightness, and the bulb type will help you in determining the fixture’s light output.
Don’t Lose Your Personal Taste
It’s easy to get swept up into the many styles of sconce lighting and wall lighting. Keep your style and aesthetics at the forefront. Is a wall light that blends with a room’s color palette your style, or do you prefer a sconce lighting that is a piece of art by itself?
If you have any queries regarding the Wall & Surface Lights, schedule an appointment with Hevi Lite today or call now our lighting experts at (818) 341-8091.
One More Consideration
If you are looking to purchase outdoor wall sconces that will adorn your deck, front porch, patio, or flank the garage, be sure you choose UL rated, Wet rated fixtures. There should be a label prominently displayed on each light that provides this information.