Selecting a Light Source

It is essential that we have an appropriate lighting plan which fits our individual lifestyles when we are relaxing or engaged in recreational activities or hobbies. Below, we provide several actual examples of lighting plans to serve as a guide to selecting appropriate light sources for your lifestyle. Please use these examples as checkpoints when purchasing lamps.

Lighting Advice for Different Lifestyles

Living and dining rooms are parts of the house where the most people gather. The uses to which these rooms are put varies greatly from household to household. In order to determine the type of lighting that is most suitable in a given household, the uses to which the rooms are put should be classified by mutual attributes as indicated below.

(Relaxation)
Sense of Refinement Emanating from Calm and Tranquil Spaces

Method :
The main lighting is provided by a core of indirect incandescent lights and overall lighting is moderate. Mobile light stands can be used for reading, etc. Brackets and stands are used to keep the position of light sources low.

A Sense of Refinement Emanating from Calm and Tranquil Spaces

(Happy time)
Lively Scene in a Relaxed Atmosphere

Method :
Set the level of illumination high and make the entire room bright. Use diffusion light such as fluorescent lamps so that peoples faces can be seen clearly.

A Lively Scene in a Relaxed Atmosphere

(Dining A)
Dining with Many People in a Hearty Brightness

Method :
Set the level of illumination high. Using a lamp with good color rendering (such as EX-HG) gives an impression of cleanliness.

Dining with Many People in a Hearty Brightness

(Dining B)
Relaxing, Quiet Dining

Method :
Imaging the fancying atmosphere of a restaurant.
Keep peripheral lighting moderate.
Concentrate lighting around the table and illuminate nearby decorative objects with small spot lights in order to give an impression of a spacious room.

Relaxing, Quiet Dining

(Social gathering)
Create a Brilliant Atmosphere

Method :
Increase the illumination of the entire room and mix fluorescent and incandescent lighting to create a pleasant and cheerful atmosphere.

Create a Brilliant Atmosphere

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