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What Does a Professional Lighting Design Entail for Your Home?

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What Does a Professional Lighting Design Entail for Your Home?

Creating a captivating and functional atmosphere within your home involves much more than selecting stylish light fixtures. Professional home lighting design is a nuanced process that combines artistic vision, technical expertise, and an understanding of the unique characteristics of each space. From accentuating architectural features to fostering a harmonious ambiance, we’ll show you a glimpse of what goes into a professional home lighting design.

Want to learn more about the trusted lighting installation and design services from our team at Total Home Technologies? Keep reading below to illuminate your Manhattan, NY, home today.

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Understanding the Space

Our team of professional lighting designers begins by immersing themselves in the unique characteristics of your space. We consider the architecture, room size, ceiling height, and the existing color palette. Each element plays a role in determining the type and placement of lighting fixtures to optimize both aesthetics and functionality.

Layering Light

A key principle in home lighting design is the concept of layering light. Instead of relying solely on a single source, designers strategically combine various types of lighting to create depth and dimension. This includes ambient lighting to illuminate the overall space, task lighting for specific activities, and accent lighting to highlight focal points or architectural features.

Fixture Selection

The choice of fixtures is crucial in achieving the desired ambiance. Our team of experts carefully selects fixtures that complement the overall design aesthetic while meeting the functional requirements of each space. From elegant chandeliers and pendants to wall sconces and recessed lights, the right mix of fixtures contributes to the cohesive and visually appealing design.

Creating Focal Points

Strategic lighting design directs attention to focal points within a room, such as artwork, architectural details, or key pieces of furniture. By accentuating these elements with carefully placed lighting, designers draw the eye and enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the space.

Dimming Capabilities

A professional lighting design can incorporate dimming capabilities. This feature provides flexibility, allowing homeowners to adjust the intensity of the light to suit different moods and activities. Dimmers also contribute to energy efficiency by allowing lights to operate at lower levels when full brightness is not necessary.

Smart Lighting Integration

Our designers leverage advanced technology to integrate smart lighting solutions seamlessly. This may include controlling lighting remotely, setting lighting scenes for different occasions, and even incorporating automated responses based on time of day or occupancy.


Want to learn more about what goes into the ultimate lighting design and setup for your home? Give our team at Total Home Technologies a call or fill out our online contact form to schedule a no-obligation consultation with us. We look forward to hearing from you!


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