Wall lighting is a necessity but it doesn’t have to be boring

Bedrooms today demand intricate lighting solutions. Your bedroom should be a tranquil haven and a healing sanctuary. Wall lighting is prized for their incomparable ability to create intimacy and define the character of the space. Thoughtful lighting can transform any bland room into a captivating space for relaxation, escape and self-indulgence. In the family of bedroom light fixtures, wall lights are part of an entire symphony. They allow design aesthetic to be brought to life with the vast selection of options available. The creative use of wall lights can lend a mellow ambiance and play up the best features of the bedroom.

Layering ambient, task and accent lighting

Bedroom wall lights are a very versatile type of light fixtures that can be used to provide general, accent, or task lighting. Wall-mounted fixtures add a layer of flattering ambient light that balances overhead illumination provided by pendants, chandeliers, and ceiling lights. In tight or unusual spaces, wall lights are the primary source of ambient lighting. Accent wall lights give off a pleasant glow that creates visual interest and reveal design sensibilities. Bedside wall lights such as swinging arm lights are a practical alternative to table lamps. The swing arm design lets you direct light where it’s needed most and complete tasks from the comfort of a bed, while freeing up the tabletop space.

Beyond providing useful light.

Bedroom wall lights serve a dual purpose. Apart from contributing to lighting layers of various types, they are decorative companions to overhead light fixtures. Wall sconces reinforce the theme and style of the space and help create a feeling of hospitality and comfort. The best bedroom wall lighting fixture will be a showpiece of decorative sentiment and material beauty and meanwhile tie in the design and style with the rest of your home. It must harmoniously blend into the interior decor and visually unify with the theme of the space. With an abundance of designs bedroom wall lights effortlessly flatter your space, whether you favor a style that’s heavily steeped in tradition, crave a transitional blend of old and new, prefer the simplicity of modern fixtures, or fancy contemporary pieces that feature a dramatic mix of art and engineering.

Light distribution characteristics

Depending on the layer of lighting it serves, a bedroom wall light may take different approaches of optical control. Ambient wall lights should fill spaces with a soft level of overall light that allows moving around in the room, and support other basic visual recognition. These lights typically use opal diffusers to create smooth and uniform light emissions. Due to their inherent impact on the mood or ambiance of the bedroom, ambient light fixtures frequently use dimming controls that give you the flexibility to vary the light intensity to suit different moods. Task lighting is provided by luminaires that directionally distribute light. Bedside task lighting requires easy repositioning of the light to redirect its beam, which is accomplished by a wall lamp with an adjustable arm or flexible goose neck. It’s important that the controls of these fixtures are located within the reach of the user in bed. Task lighting may also be needed on a dresser with a mirror. The wall lights can be installed vertically or horizontally as long as both sides of the face is lit clearly for reflections in the mirror without causing discomfort glare. Accent wall lights are often uplights that highlight wall texture or decorative architectural elements by passing a narrow beam of light from bottom to top.

Lamp-based fixtures

LED bedroom wall lights are divided into lamp-based systems and integrated systems. Lamp-based LED wall lights are created around light bulbs. They’re light fixtures of a conventional design but use LED bulbs in replacement of incandescent or fluorescent lamps. The fixture design of this type is outdated in the era of LED lighting. The use of LED replacement bulbs is a compromise because the size and form factor of light bulbs make it tough to incorporate high performance LED drivers and thermal management systems. As LED bulbs are quickly becoming commodity products, efficiency, light quality and system reliability are traded for lower cost system designs. Moreover, the preset light pattern of light bulbs provides limited flexibility in optical design. The optical efficiency of lamp-based systems is awfully poor in directional lighting applications.

Integrated wall lights

Integrated LED wall lights are a total revamp in luminaire design. Small, compact LEDs, rather than bulky light bulbs, are used as the light source. The direct integration of LEDs brings tons of benefits. It is made possible that the LED module utilizes the fixture housing to dissipate heat for excellent lumen maintenance and color stability. Integrated systems allow to build high performance driver circuits and advanced controls into the lighting systems. The directional and compact nature of LEDs enables the design of precision optics that provide effective delivery and uniform distribution of light. LED lighting opens up a whole new realm of design possibilities that are previously unimaginable. Integrated design of LED wall lights not only significantly reduces the depth and volume of a light fixtures, but also enables compelling designs with a beautiful mix of geometric, sculptural and artistic efforts.