How To Use Lighting in Interior Design

Moretti Blog   •   November 21, 2018

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Have you ever seen a beautiful interior where actually the lighting was not giving justice? Lighting is one element of interior design that is often overlooked. But, when you consider it, lighting can have a tremendous impact on your space. You could have just one simple piece of furniture in a room but with the right lighting effect that will become a piece of art!
Do you know that lighting can impact the emotion and performance of people? This has now become a hot topic. We are now finally understanding how important lighting is for human behaviour. If you think that from the beginning of life on the earth, lighting has always had a crucial importance for living beings.

The Circadian cycle

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We live following the lighting circle every day, the circadian circle. But, what is it, exactly? Your circadian rhythm is a biological process, is a 24-hours internal clock that is running in the background of your brain and cycles between sleepiness and alertness at regular intervals. It’s also known as your sleep/wake cycle. That means as well over the course of the day, we are exposed to different intensities and colors of light. In fact

  • from morning to noon: the natural light level builds in intensity toward its noontime high, and the color temperature moves quickly from a warm, orange-yellow at dawn to a cooler, crisper blue-white.
  • In the afternoon, the intensity of the light from the sun wanes until sunset, and the color temperature warms from a