Outdoor light fixtures – dealing with a terrace, a garden or a balcony, is as important as illuminate interior of our home. With a well – lit outside, beauty enhances this space, especially if there are plants and flowers. Outdoor lighting can address it as lighting functional or decorative. Ideal is to incorporate exterior lighting with these two purposes.
Considering decorative lighting, a garden can be illuminated in general, and also with lighting detail , highlighting objects that we like, such as pots, a column, a source or a tree, to accentuate its beauty. As for practical function of outdoor light fixtures is important not to neglect certain areas, these roads, trails or paths, stairs, hills or uneven terrain if any, and passageways, doors or garage doors as well.
You have to locate sources of light in areas that deserve lighting, such as benches, tables and chairs; in addition to achieve an aesthetically pleasing effect would prove useful. A decorative option is to use several well distributed and dim light bulbs, it is achieved with this a relaxing atmosphere.
Another element to consider is orientation of outdoor light fixtures, they should be directed to ground, that is, to where we want to enlighten, not up as this is uncomfortable for vision, dulling comfortable passage through place. For decorative lighting, we can also incorporate dimmers or dimmers that allow us to vary intensity of light at certain times. In terms of functionality this point, consider placing switches in easy and quick access.