LEDs Offer Flexibility for Home Lighting Design
Strip tape is revolutionizing the way designers light countertops, built-ins, and architectural details.
Synopsis: LED strip tape is revolutionizing residential lighting design. This article by lighting designer David Warfel begins with a detailed look at the anatomy of an LED strip and an overview of the wiring structure. It then shifts to discuss strategies for lighting countertops, cabinets, bathrooms, and crown molding and other features. Finally, it includes advice on choosing the right lights and outlines five common LED-lighting mistakes and expert solutions.
As a lighting professional, I have come to think of good lighting as a means to many ends. Not only does it help us see what we are doing so we can perform tasks comfortably and safely, but it also allows us to navigate a space by illuminating where we are and where we are going. Light sets a mood, makes us feel alert in the morning, and can help us relax in the evening. It assists in times of…