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6 ideas for lighting your loft conversion

6 ideas for lighting your loft conversion

As loft conversions are growing in popularity, more people are looking for new ways to illuminate their new converted space. 

Loft conversions can be challenging to light, with their intriguing shapes, low ceilings, and sharp corners. However, with our lighting ideas, your loft will feel light and airy in no time!

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1. Recessed ceiling lights

Downlights are a versatile choice for lighting loft conversions. These are installed into the ceiling, offering a clean appearance and ambient lighting. 

With even light distribution, this reduces shadows and glares in your room, creating an open and inviting space. This is the perfect option for those who love minimal interiors. 

Recessed lights can be placed strategically to illuminate certain areas you wish to highlight. These are compatible with LED bulbs, making them cost-effective and eco-friendly.

2. Wall sconces in hallways

Wall sconces are a decorative and efficient lighting solution. They can be used for accent lighting to highlight specific features in your loft.

These fixtures are mounted onto the wall, typically at or slightly above eye level. With various styles available, from modern to vintage, these blend seamlessly with any style. 

Line your hallway or entrance to your loft with sconces to create an inviting atmosphere. They can be installed individually or in pairs to create symmetrical or asymmetrical lighting

3. Track lighting for art

Track lighting provides directional lighting for your home. If you want to highlight artwork and architectural features or create focused lighting for a workspace, track lighting is ideal for you.

Depending on your loft layout, you can divide the track into zones or circuits to control different sections independently. These can be in bathrooms, bedrooms, and offices in your loft conversion.

4. Mirror lighting in bathrooms

If your loft conversion includes a bathroom, mirror lighting can add a luxurious feel to the space. 

Mirror lighting is designed to provide focused illumination for tasks performed in the bathroom. This includes applying makeup, shaving, grooming, and other personal hygiene activities.

For accurate colour representation and makeup application, choose neutral white lighting, around 4000-5000 Kelvin. You can choose various finishes, materials, and styles to achieve the desired aesthetic.

5. Rope lighting for staircases

Rope lighting enhances safety on stairways by providing subtle illumination along the steps. The gentle light reduces harsh glare and shadows, increasing visibility.

These light fixtures can be affixed to various surfaces, including along the handrail, underneath the railing, or along the wall adjacent to the stairs. The use of LED bulbs makes rope lighting energy-efficient. 

Popular options include warm white for a cosy loft, cool white for a modern touch, or colour-changing varieties for a pop of personality. 

6. Cove lighting for a modern look

Cove lighting is designed to provide a room with a soft, diffused glow. This is typically installed in architectural recesses or ledges near the ceiling to hide the fixture from eyesight.

LED strip lights or linear fixtures are used for this effect. These are faced upwards or towards a reflective surface, such as a wall or ceiling, for indirect lighting. 

When selecting the LED strips or fixtures for cove lighting, consider the bulb's colour temperature. For a cosy and inviting ambience, choose warmer tones ranging from 2700-3000 kelvin. If you prefer a more neutral and modern look, choose bulbs around 4000-5000 Kelvin.

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Now that you have plenty of options to brighten your loft conversion, browse our LED light products for high-quality fixtures.

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