Design Tip: Entryway Lighting

Entryways are the first impression to your home, so it is very important to make them reflect the rest of your home. But even the prettiest of entryways aren’t impressive without the perfect lighting. We have two very simple and effective tips to help you choose the perfect entryway light.

1// Shorter Ceilings

Just because you have a standard 8-foot ceiling doesn’t mean you have to use a flush mount light. You just need to make sure there is enough clearance for someone to walk under. Measure from the ground up. We suggest keeping your light at a 6′ 9 clearance from the ground.

2// Natural Light

The most important things to consider while choosing a light is 1) How much natural light do you have? 2) How much light does the light fixture give off?  If you don’t have a lot of natural light, you are going to want to choose a light with a lot of bulbs or is clear. But if you have a lot of windows you can choose a more decorative light option that doesn’t necessarily give off a lot of light.

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5 Responses to Design Tip: Entryway Lighting

  1. Mary Monday, July 10, 2017 at 12:08 pm #

    Do you have a link for the globe light in the last picture?

  2. Isadora Guidoni Friday, July 14, 2017 at 4:04 pm #

    I love entryways and all the different styles there are to decorate it, I wish I had lots of them in my house so I could have all sorts of decoration x)

  3. buildoors Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 12:50 am #

    Super interior designing of the house and the lighting equipment are simple and beautiful to see and gives an different looks for the house.

  4. Rashedah G Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2:59 pm #

    Can you tell me where you found the oversized chalk board?

    • Kirsten Krason Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 8:17 pm #

      Our client actually made this herself but you can find a similar one at Restoration Hardware.

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