If the light in the room does not fall directly onto the objects but is first reflected on floors, ceilings and walls, this is referred to as indirect lighting. Indirect lighting is the perfect mood lighting that gently disperses the light in the room. When it comes to cozy atmosphere, the direct room light is immediately off. The soft light accents of the indirect lighting can just as well serve as general lighting in the room. Here, the light source is obscured behind a panel or ceiling panel, so the light makes a detour over an obstacle and becomes gentler. The strong control in all directions, the light is pleasantly soft and gives the room a special comfort.

Indirect lighting – a decorative element that gives well-being



Indirect lighting distributes light evenly throughout the room, avoiding strong contrasts, shadows and glare. The different lighting effects of the indirect lighting enable certain objects to be staged. For example, a wall unit with LED lighting, indirect lighting in the bathroom or behind the mirror, under or behind the bed in the bedroom, on stairs, on the ceiling or wall. But it makes sense to create a combination of the indirect lighting and the general light, because again and again you need stronger light in the room, especially unsuitable for work space.

LED strips set great light accents in the room



Indirect lighting allows different areas of space to be defined and different elements to be highlighted. An indirect lighting without additional light body is most easily created by LED light strips. One of the most popular design variants is the indirect, inconspicuous ceiling lighting that is hidden along the corners. This results in a great 3D effect and creates a homely-individual atmosphere in the room.

Advantages of indirect lighting

The indirect lighting offers some advantages but also has disadvantages. For example, at high ceilings, the light is reflected only very weak. Of course, the advantages outweigh, so this is a very preferred lighting option. The following properties of indirect light can be described as advantageous: Soft and comfortable room lighting, noble room effect, no glare, no shadows and soft edges, gentle on the eyes.

The effect of colors

Creative color design through the indirect lighting is a real eye-catcher. The colors affect our perception. Perhaps it is better to think about which color suits which room. Cold light is considered to promote concentration. For example, the blue light is suitable for the workspace. Indirect light in green, has a calming effect and would be well suited for living room and bedroom. For living rooms, the warm, yellow light would have a soft and cozy effect. If the room is to be romantic, the red light is a classic. The combination of different colors can also be perceived as unpleasant.

Pure romance through indirect lighting



The LED strips are very trendy and easy to install. They are usually glued to the edge surface and thus the work is done. They are simply glued to corners and edges, simply shortened and for it to work, you just need to have an outlet nearby. These are available in different or even changing colors, even with dimmer or remote control to buy. With LED tapes, for example, you can draw attention to a mirror, a specific piece of furniture, a white bedstead or a picture.

Creating a light accent in the dining area

Soft light in the corridor area

Chic indirect lighting in the hallway

Illuminate the hallway indirectly

Stair lighting – simple and very chic

Wall lighting – a speil of lights

Lighting the living room indirectly – cozy and fresh

Wood for more comfort

Romantic light play

Simple and inviting

Kitchen with a difference

Modern staircase lighting

Romantic garden lighting for great summer evenings

Chic and inviting

Indirect light

LED indirect lighting

LED furniture lighting

LED ceiling lighting creates a cozy atmosphere in the room

Chic atmosphere in white

Indirect lighting in the garden lounge

Indirect light on stairs – a new classic

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