How to choose the right LED downlight?

  • 2700k is the minimum color temperature for LEDs: LED downlights should give off a warm and ambient glow. Warm white seems perfect, but it’s only a description and not one that’s very realistic. Look for the actual color temperature measured in Kelvin to create the effect you want (K).
  • Select an LED with a Color Rendering Index of 95 or higher (CRI): The CRI indicates the light’s ‘quality.’ It is a metric for determining how well a light source will reproduce the entire balanced color range of the objects it illuminates. For example, a Color Rendering Index of 80 is achieved by most LED downlights.
  • Get a Lifetime Warranty On The light: When it comes to estimating a lamp’s lifespan, LED manufacturers frequently let their optimism get the best of them. A sound LED chip can last up to 50,000 hours, but the LED spotlight you buy will only last as long as the rest of its components, which is essentially the power supply. The average power supply lasts 10,000 to 20,000 hours.
  • Select a heat-dissipating LED downlight: High temperatures will significantly impact performance and reliability without sufficient heat dissipation to safeguard vital components. It takes specialized knowledge and high-quality materials to design and build an effective heat dissipation system.

What is a good way of using lights in your room?

  • Consider direct light the first light you turn on when you enter a room. It is the primary source of light in the room and provides overall brightness. Accent lighting creates a warm atmosphere while also illuminating dark areas. It can also be utilized to draw attention to art or architectural details.
  • Consider the various light sources in your room, such as recessed or above lights, as well as natural light from windows or skylights, and how the light changes throughout the day. You can control the light level with a three-way socket or a dimmer switch, making it more adaptable.
  • For your living room, when you’re seated, place table or floor lamps with the bottom of the lampshade just below eye level. You’ll be able to avoid staring directly into the light as a result of this. Any pendant you walk beneath should be at least seven feet off the ground or a foot taller than the tallest person in the house.
  • To make the most of your space, your light fixtures should be about 12″ smaller in diameter than your table or island. Allow 28″-34″ between the tabletop and the bottom of the pendant for a clear vision under the pendants and to avoid staring directly into bright light when hanging pendants over a dining table or kitchen island.
  • In small rooms, a pendant can give soothing, all-over lighting. It gives off the same amount of light as a floor lamp without taking up as much space. As supplementary light sources, wall sconces are ideal in pairs or on their own. To conserve wall space, several of our sconces have slim shapes.

How to choose an LED bulb?

  • Most of us prefer a relaxing, tranquil, and serene environment in our bedrooms. By avoiding blue light waves in the bedroom, your circadian rhythm will not be confused by the light in your room and the natural light outside. In addition, this permits your brain to manufacture melatonin, which is necessary for a good night’s sleep.

1,500 to 4,000 Lumens is the recommended total brightness level.

2700-3000K is the recommended color temperature.

  • When it comes to lighting a home office, we want to make sure that the lights maximize our ability to work efficiently in the space available. Increasing serotonin production in the office with cool-white lights that simulate sunshine will keep you focused, alert, and energized. Make sure you select a location that will not cause glare on your computer screen. Suggested Total Brightness Level – 3,000 to 6,000 Lumens, Suggested Color Temperature: 3000-5000K
  • The living room is a popular spot for hosting parties, entertaining, or simply unwinding. Whether you’re watching a movie or conversing with friends, having a variety of light sources in the living room allows you to adjust to whatever the situation is. Avoid bright and blue light producing serotonin and giving us energy, just as you would in the bedroom. 1,500 to 3,000 Lumens is recommended for total brightness. In addition, 2200-3000K is a recommended color temperature.
  • For the dining area, we recommend light to neutral tones that provide the ideal mood. Also, for chandelier fixtures that are typically used in a dining area, consider LED chandeliers. LED chandeliers now offer great color and light output. 3,000 to 6,000 Lumens is the recommended total brightness level. 2200-3000K is the recommended color temperature.
  • A dimmable overhead lamp with a warmer color temperature can create a beautiful mood to balance out the brighter blue lights over the kitchen counters. Recessed overhead lighting, which can benefit from Recessed Retrofit Kits, can also be used in kitchens. 4,000 to 8,000 Lumens is the recommended total brightness level. 2700-5000K is the recommended color temperature.

What is the best idea for dining room lighting?

  • Plan your lighting around the dining table rather than the entire room for lighting up your dining area. That usually implies a chandelier, a pendant, or a series of pendants that dangle low: the bottom of the light fixture should be roughly 36 inches above the table in most cases.
  • It is essential to have lighting in scale with your dining table; if the size of the table is small, one pendant light is enough for a lit dining setup. If the size of the table is more extensive, you can use rows of lights, preferably in odd numbers.
  • An oversized pendant light over the dining table in an open plan living space or a kitchen-diner does the job perfectly. A vast pendant, for example, serves to focus the attention on the table and separate the eating zone from the rest of the room, even in daylight.
  • Because the light over a dining table serves such a precise purpose, it allows you to be creative. It does not imply that you must spend a large sum of money. 
  • You can also invest in Low-level warm light from Jaquar that creates an intimate ambiance look for a perfect chandelier size and is ideal for evening entertainment.

What is the Importance of lighting in interior design?

  • Great lighting adds depth and height to your space, creates cozy corners, and highlights your most outstanding features. Therefore, every design aspect, including lighting, is crucial.
  • An area can be changed and transformed with the use of good lighting. You combine light and shade to create a relaxing yet dramatic atmosphere in a room.
  • It can enhance or detract from the room’s overall color scheme. It also can create an illusion by reflecting light off the walls. For example, lighting may make a space with light-colored furnishings appear larger.

One of the fundamental objectives of lighting in the interior design realm is to improve the operation of a place. It brightens the room, facilitates work, and ensures the premises’ and employees’ safety and security. Furthermore, top commercial lighting manufacturers feel that lighting must have a function or it would be a waste of money. Check out Jaquar lighting, as it has always got you covered.

What is the best lighting for a room painted white?

  • Although we are frequently told that white walls make rooms appear brighter and more extensive, this is only partially accurate – they appear brilliant when the room has a lot of natural light. Therefore, white shouldn’t be used in small, dark settings. To lend life and jazz to small, dark areas, a medium-toned neutral hue is always preferable. Jaguar has a wide range of lights to match rooms with all others.
  • White walls look best in a naturally bright environment, where the light bounces around and seems to develop on itself. One of the most appealing aspects of white space is how well it reflects in natural light. At night, however, your white space should be just as welcoming. A minimalist white cool-toned space may appear bright and spacious in the afternoon, but it may appear stark at night.

Choose warm, flattering light from bedside table lamps with cotton or silk shades; a slew of LED candles on a fireplace mantle; an antique pair of sconces; or exposed fixtures dangling from the ceiling. Cooler globe lights that glimmer like mini-moons after dark would seem sleek and tranquil in a room adorned in warmer tones of cream.

How to enhance my decor using only lighting?

  • Not all lighting fixtures, such as chandeliers, lamps, and sconces, should have the same size. Otherwise, the eyes striving for visual clarity would not find it. A chandelier is a terrific focal point for ample space, such as dining or family rooms. Consider a unique floor lamp or vintage-inspired sconces flanking a piece of wall art in a smaller area.
  • Lighting should not overrun a space, but it should also not be lost. When it comes to selecting the ideal light fixtures for your room, scale is essential, and following a few rules will help you get the desired look. Any room’s length plus width in feet should equal a chandelier’s diameter in inches.
  • When it comes to lighting, layering is crucial. Every place, including the powder room or entrance, should have at least three sources of light for the most acceptable balance. To accommodate fewer square feet in tiny places, lower the light wattage and light fixture size. Just remember to use the accent layer to draw attention to the extra elements you’ve added to your rooms.
  • Dimmers can instantly transform the mood of a room while also saving you money on your electricity bill. To have additional control over your lighting, install dimmer switches in as many rooms and with as many fixtures as you want. To adjust the ambiance and balance artificial and natural light, use dimmers.

How to lighten up my room?

  • Consider direct light the first light you turn on when you enter a room. It is the primary source of light in the room and provides overall brightness. Accent lighting creates a warm atmosphere while also illuminating dark areas. It can also be utilized to draw attention to art or architectural details.
  • Consider the various light sources in your room, such as recessed or above lights, as well as natural light from windows or skylights, and how the light changes throughout the day. You can control the light level with a three-way socket or a dimmer switch, making it more adaptable.
  • For your living room, when you’re seated, place table or floor lamps with the bottom of the lampshade just below eye level. You’ll be able to avoid staring directly into the light as a result of this. Any pendant you walk beneath should be at least seven feet off the ground or a foot taller than the tallest person in the house.
  • To make the most of your space, your light fixtures should be about 12″ smaller in diameter than your table or island. Allow 28″-34″ between the tabletop and the bottom of the pendant for a clear vision under the pendants and to avoid staring directly into bright light when hanging pendants over a dining table or kitchen island.

In small rooms, a pendant can give soothing, all-over lighting. It gives off the same amount of light as a floor lamp without taking up as much space. As supplementary light sources, wall sconces are ideal in pairs or on their own. To conserve wall space, several of our sconces have slim shapes.

Why are light fixtures so expensive?

  • Lightings, mainly LEDs, are relatively new in terms of illumination. Therefore, a time of customer acceptance and demand is expected, as with any new technology or product. When consumer demand is low, the number of manufacturers is low, and there is no price competition.
  • As pressure develops, more manufacturers enter the market; they make products in more significant numbers, allowing for more competitive pricing, and they begin competing against one another, lowering prices. As a result, the latest lighting fixtures get less expensive as more people purchase them.
  • LEDs were initially expensive due to the higher cost of technology and parts and the incremental expansion of supply and demand, which influenced production prices.

What type of lighting is best suited for the kitchen?

  • General kitchen light fixtures should be recessed in the ceiling with no obstructive objects in their path, such as a fan, pendant lights, or overhead storage. Use wall-mounted light fixtures instead of a fake roof to ensure that the light is distributed evenly across space. You can utilize two light fixtures at opposite ends of a single center light fixture in such a kitchen lighting setup.
  • To generate continuously linear job illumination above the counter, run an LED kitchen strip light along with the overhead storage—quietly, of course.
  • Depending on the length of the counter, the number of light fixtures will vary. If you have a restricted budget or light source, adding task lighting to the primary prep zone—ideally near the stove—is an excellent option.
  • Above the kitchen island counters where food is prepared, hang decorative lights such as chandeliers or pendant lights. Above breakfast counters, kitchen island pendant lights are also ideal. These are best used in pairs. Place multiple kitchen pendant lights in one line, depending on the length of the counter.