Great lighting creates depth and height, cozy spaces, and draws attention to your most impressive areas. It’s all about the balance of light and shade by using the suitable lighting types in your space such as General lighting, Accent lighting and Task lighting.
In this article we will help you to know more about general lighting, the most common kind of lighting types to determine what kind of fixture you should install to execute your lighting plans.

General Lighting Definition

One of the most common types of lighting in architecture is general lighting. The term ‘general lighting’ or ‘ambient lighting’ refers to the same background levels of lighting types in a particular space. 

LED ambient lighting provides the foundation and general illumination of a room. Aside from the basic lighting functionality General Lighting provides, ambient lighting enhances the sense of warmth and depth of your space and creates enough light for you to see and move around comfortably and safely.

In the majority of workspaces the minimum level of general lighting is determined in line with best practice guides to ensure safety and enable everyday visual tasks to be performed comfortably and efficiently.  

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How to light your space with General Lighting?

When general ambient lighting used correctly, produces a soft illumination with little shadow and reflection. General lighting creates a fantastic environment to relax from an overly stressful day. It is often referred to as mood lighting, Best ambient lighting is usually created by different types of lighting using overhead fixtures with wide beam angles or opal fixtures.

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The main five types of General lighting fixtures

There are different kinds of lights can give you the general lighting effect with limited shadows. We recommend using the best ambient lamps as below:

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