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Unique Lighting Design For A Smart Home

Lighting has a huge impact and influence on our daily lives at home. A properly attentive lighting project that offers both functional and aesthetic lighting will create a comfortable atmosphere at the single touch of a button.

We will have a glance at a few guidelines that we advise to take into consideration when thinking about lighting ideas for a Smart Home.

Whether you plan to have a lighting designer to take care of everything at home or work along with Home Automate, this blog is a great place to start to understand a few things beforehand.
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Planning the right light

Lighting has become one of the essential elements for our daily lives, but sadly the lighting design on a new home is often ignored. Luckily creating the perfect mixture of lighting products for your Smart Home is a reality now and it can be achieved with some care and thought.

Accomplishing this requires a large consideration towards lighting design at the planning stage. You may think that light fittings are something less critical and can be taken care of later, but this is something you indeed should be thinking about early on during the building of your Smart Home, as this could affect the wiring that goes inside the house.

Getting this done correctly during the early stages will reduce the potential needed to cover up or do last-minute changes to a dropped ceiling that has already been set up. 

Speak to Home Automate about Smart Lighting systems & solutions to install at home. Keep in mind the room that you'll be using and how will you furnish it to add the best options for this one.

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A lighting design suitable for all occasions

When building your desired home, you don't want lighting that is only on or off, one of the most important features of smart lighting is the potential to adapt to any different occasion. 

Think of lighting that can be dimmed down to focus on a specific portion of the room or just for the dinner table, also extend the lighting design to make it able to change colours perhaps for your garden changing the looks from summer to winter, making it perfect for any time or ambience desired by you in any situation.

Change the moods and feel to any rooms with the different lighting effects through the simple use of a click. We also ensure to consult your installers about different options or specific lighting moods for home, which could be turned on automatically given the time of day. Before soon, you could be drifting through them with ease via a single switch, allowing to achieve a connection and functionality with the lighting in your home, making sure that the design lighting includes the proper bulbs with dimmable lights.

Loxone Lighting products are created specifically for use in real Smart Homes, be aware that LED spots, might be very similar, but their applications differ entirely from one another, which could influence how they will perform. For example, some LED lights do not have the ability to dim down the lights or change the settings and give you a specific type of light. 

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Different light sources to set the scene

Keeping in mind that to set-up scene lighting to your house, you will need a vast amount of different lighting sources, not a very large and exhausting list worry not, we highly recommend three particular sources to create the wanted contrast as well as light levels and focal points for every occasion.


Ambient Lighting:

Ambient lighting would be the perfect option for the primary lighting source in a room, consider this light fitting is providing uniform illumination throughout the room without having to worry about any focal points, being the commonly grid-style layout of LED spots for the kitchen or the centre of the bedroom.

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Task Lighting:

This lighting is usually focused on specific parts of a room when suggested by its name its carried out to perform particular tasks or work at home, such as reading, getting dressed, putting makeup on or just cooking.

It would be beneficial to have a more concentrated lighting source on a kitchen worktop archived easily with the use of a LED strip lighting placed beneath the upper row of kitchen cabinetry.


Accent Lighting:

And last, but not least this source of lighting including pendant lighting such as our LED Pendulum Slim, is the perfect choice for the dining room or breakfast bar in the kitchen, allowing you to create focal points of lighting to draw the attention to a specific place in the room. 

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Effortless and impressive light

Implemented to work with an impressive design that has been correctly tested to make a simple change of look and feel to the room, operating the lighting should always be as incredible as the way the light operates itself. 

Real smart homes deliver the right amount of brightness in every room, considering the likes of motion, time of day and natural light levels and sources.

These controls are at the centre of making it Making it simple for a real smart home so it will know what light you need and when you need it, taking control and changing the mood. Ensure you smart home developers are considering each aspect and will be able to commission lighting moods given your specific desire on lighting sources. 

The room and its purpose are entirely up to you if you like to you can create any additional lighting moods directly from your smart home app, voice control or autopilot.


Quality Lighting Products

Homeowners and Loxone partners like Home Automate have access to a large range of quality lighting products specially designed for the use for a smart home, including a great importance to ensure the quality of the product range so that you can be completely confident in using the lighting products produced by Loxone.

We have mentioned only some aspects of lighting design that you should highly consider for your home, we look to inspire you to look at what other kinds of lighting you could have for your own Smart Home.

Nevertheless, different and various other elements of lighting should be considered, the colour rendering, energy efficiency, dimming curves, or the warmth of the white light. Owning a system expertly installed means you can turn to the professionals to take care of more technical options and variations designed especially for you.
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