Whether you are prepping food, cooking, reading, studying, applying makeup or inspecting the newest addition to your forehead wrinkle collection, these are all tasks that require lighting. When it comes to task lighting, particularly down lights and pendants, a wrong step and you will be forever cast in shadow. Literally.
Your lighting choices should never be an afterthought, consider each room and how you use the space, it takes great planning and skill to get it right. Ambiance is also required when contemplating your task lighting needs, which is why the best rooms have multiple light sources, applied like layers, each one can be added or removed at the flick of a switch. We also always recommend installing dimmer switches, they give you the ability to brighten a space or tone it down to set the mood….. so as you can see the key to task lighting is options!
Whether it be wall lights or pendants next to your bed perfectly placed for snuggling up with a good book or your new favourite Netflix series, an easily adjustable table or floor lamp for lighting those dark nooks or whether its salon grade bathroom lighting for those deft makeup applications, it's important to get it right. Don’t despair if this has you in a task lighting tiz we are here to help.
Wabi Sabi is hard to define, not necessarily and style or an object but a feeling. At the core Wabi Sabi speaks to your surrounding environment and is there to remind you that everything natural is impermanent, imperfect and incomplete. Finding the beauty in the imperfect, whether it be a place, person or thing, by removing the impossible task of pursuing perfection it leaves space for what is important. When thinking in terms of how we decorate our homes, asymmetry, simplicity, modesty and minimalistic all come to mind.
It’s the middle of the year and now’s when we all start feeling a bit, well… dull. Just imagine how your house feels! It's last spruce up was probably last October when the spring cleaning bug took a big bite into your sanity.
Generally speaking, Australians are more the relaxed type of personality where the ‘she’ll be right’ ethos suits just about any situation. Except when you’re talking beautiful, bold pendant lighting. An understated look just doesn’t cut it when you’ve chosen the attention seeker of the lighting family. That’s why we’re urging every Aussie home to go big ‘n’ bold for your next foray into classic, modern, industrial/rustic, and chandelier pendant lighting.
Urban Lighting offers a fresh approach to interior and exterior designer lighting in our boutique showroom at Annandale and our flagship showroom at Willoughby, our display range includes distinct style European imports through to products that are sourced and manufactured locally and internationally. It is our intention to bring together a select range of high quality items to meet the discerning customer’s taste and practical requirements.