Gloassary

Glossary - U

Under Cabinet

Under Cabinet

This term is also known as pelmet lighting, used primarily for accent lighting or worktop lighting these lights fit discretely on the underside of a cabinet or shelf. 

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Unswitched

Unswitched

If a light fitting states that it is unswitched it means that it does not have an independent switch on the fitting or cable itself, it instead needs to be wired to the mains to be switched by a standard wall switch.

Uplighter

Uplighter

An uplighter refers to any light with a shade that directs light upward, this can be a wall washer, ceiling light, table lamp or floor lamp.

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Utilitarian

Utilitarian

A blend of vintage and industrial appearance with a focus on functionality over decoration. Perfect for lighting in kitchens and dining rooms. 

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