Creating a designed home with functional and visually appealing spaces heavily relies on good lighting. Whether you’re working on a self-build home or renovating an existing property, the lighting is crucial for enhancing the overall atmosphere and functionality of your living areas. Let’s explore lighting design principles and how to achieve optimal outcomes with glazing expertise. 

Getting Familiar with the Basics

To begin, it’s essential to grasp the principles of lighting design. Have you considered ambient lighting, task lighting or accent lighting? Ambient lighting establishes the mood in a room, whereas task lighting fulfils specific purposes like reading or cooking. On the other hand, accent lighting emphasises features or areas within a space.

When considering lighting design, it’s crucial to consider each space’s function and how lighting can enhance it. Kloeber, as a glazing specialist, understands the significance of natural light in this equation. Our expertise in creating innovative and stylish glazing solutions allows homeowners to maximise natural light, contributing to a brighter and more inviting atmosphere.

Maximising Natural Light with Kloeber

Natural light brightens up your living spaces and has numerous health benefits. It can improve mood, enhance productivity, and reduce the need for artificial lighting during the day. Our extensive range of glazing products, including bifold doors, sliding doors, and windows, are designed to integrate seamlessly with your home’s architecture. With innovative glazing options, you can create expansive openings that invite ample natural light into your living spaces. This reduces the reliance on artificial lighting and connects indoor and outdoor spaces, creating a harmonious and refreshing environment.

Tricky corner? Is an opening door not an option? This is where our fixed glazing can really help to take your home up a notch! Lighting up awkward spaces, and created bespoke to fit your dimensions. Take a look at these installations for a dose of inspiration:

Layering Light for a Versatile Ambiance

Effective lighting design involves layering different types of lighting to create a versatile ambience.  You can achieve a well-rounded lighting scheme by combining ambient, task and accent lighting. Glazing solutions play a crucial role in this process by allowing you to control the amount of natural light entering your home.

Consider incorporating bifold or sliding doors in living areas, creating a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. This integration not only adds a visual layer to your lighting design but also allows you to adapt the level of natural light based on the time of day and your specific needs.

Smart Lighting Solutions

Integrating intelligent lighting solutions can further enhance your design in the era of smart homes. Using intelligent controls to adjust lighting levels and colours will create preset scenes for different activities.

Choosing the Right Fixtures

In addition to natural light, the fixtures you choose are vital in shaping your lighting design. At Kloeber, we recommend selecting fixtures that complement your home’s style and serve the intended purpose. For example, consider how the frames of sliding doors or windows can enhance the overall look of your living spaces. Slim product profiles and contemporary designs ensure that the glazing not only maximises natural light but also contributes to the visual appeal of your home. Our UberSlide offers a super slim 20mm sightline allowing maximum light flow.

Balancing Aesthetics and Functionality

Achieving the perfect lighting design involves striking a balance between aesthetics and functionality.  Paying attention to the colour temperature of your lighting can significantly impact the mood of a space. Our bespoke glazing solutions, designed with precision and attention to detail, contribute to this balance by allowing you to control the quality and quantity of natural light.

Consider incorporating bespoke solutions where you want to create a specific ambience. Whether it’s a cosy reading nook flooded with natural light from a well-placed window or a spacious living room illuminated by the expansive opening of bifold doors. Our made-to-measure product range allows you to tailor your lighting design to suit your unique preferences and lifestyle.

Achieving the perfect lighting design for your home involves a thoughtful combination of natural and artificial light, innovative technology and carefully chosen fixtures. Our trusted range of bifold doors, sliding doors, and windows will maximise natural light and add a touch of style to your living spaces!

Remember, lighting encompasses more than brightness; it creates an ambience that harmonises with your lifestyle and transforms your home into an inviting and practical sanctuary. 

If you have any questions regarding the glazing products featured, our team will be more than happy to answer them. You can contact them by calling 01487 740044 or emailing us at

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Posted: December 15, 2023

Category: Home Decor