Track lighting can be a remodeled basement's best buddy. It does not take up wall or floor area, is easy to install, and is amazingly flexible. Many systems, like the one displayed here, combine both spot fixtures for pendant and accent lighting or flood fixtures . Without having to alter the fittings -- Track lighting also lets you easily change the room lighting when you layout or rearrange the furnishings of the room.
Recessed Can Lighting
Here, can lighting all but evaporates into a ceiling over a sitting area, allowing the room's furnishings, artwork, and show shelving take center stage.
Recessed Light Panels
Light panels are large, rectangular florescent fixtures generally molded into suspended ceilings in commercial buildings. Here, four of these off-the-shelf fixtures were assembled into a fireplace over a gas fireplace to create the illusion of a window. By equipping them with daylight-spectrum florescent 6, the room is flooded with sunlight.
Lighting a Portal Site Studio or workplace
This basement studio/office combines natural lighting, track lighting, and pendant lighting to create a bright, comfortable room for both office and creative work. A window that is generous-size enables daylight to spill in. Track lighting shoots beams of light on artwork. At the room's center, a drawing table takes advantage of daylight reflected from the walls and ceiling as well as a fixture. Finally lighting above the desk provides task lighting for office chores.
Combine Lighting Fixture Types
A mid century modern-style chandelier serves three purposes. It provides general ambient light. Its location provides task lighting for work. Finally, its style complements the design scheme.
Vintage Pendant Lighting
The nostalgic, industrial look--full of surface-mounted wiring--complements the exposed floor joists and decorated block walls of this basement cleanup area. Because their shapely shades, these lights casting a pleasingly delicate, diffuse glow that resonates well with the architecture of.