Shop Uplighter floor lamps. Up-lighting brings ambient indirect light which is glare free illumination. The shade funnels the light upwards whilst keeping the bulb hidden from view. Eliminate harsh light from your living, dining and bedrooms with clever use of uplighter standard lamps.
Up-lighting in a room may sound counter intuitive, why or earth would you want to up light when trying to get more light into your space why point it skywards?
In some cases you wouldn’t! let's come back to reasons not to use an uplighter later.
Up-lighting is generally good!
Really good! Light reflected off the ceiling is called indirect light. Indirect meaning the light reflects from, in this case, but not always, the ceiling. The use of indirect lighting is beneficial as takes away glare as light bulbs are hidden. Yet up light still increases the level of light. Reflected light is softer and less harsh.
Uplighters are standard lamps or floor lamps that cast light up high, up light!
Lighting your whole room with just a bright ceiling light does little for the ambience or mood within the space. We’d suggest layering light Also look at the height of the space and pay attention to heights and levels of light too.
Larger rooms will require light are various levels to create interest. Think of lighting your room in thirds high level, mid level and low level. Taller rooms with low hanging centre lights risk a proportion of the room being duller and this is where uplighters really benefit taller rooms.
By the same token, a room with low ceiling heights may not be able to accommodate a ceiling light at all. In these cases uplight is a must.
Indirect light is when light is selected off a surface. Indirectly lighting the space, this light is diffused. Creating a soft light that’s pleasant to be in relaxing but not dull, it brings that uplifted feeling you get in a brighter space.
Uplighting isn’t always a good thing. Three very good reasons not to use uplighting in a room.
In the main the benefits of uplight by far outweigh the downs. For those who have a average to tall white ceilings, lighting it up!