New Ways to Light Workspaces

Fresh inspiration for office and workspace lighting with pendant lights and wall sconces from Progress Lighting, perfect for back-to-school season!

New ways to light workspaces

As back-to-school time approaches, proper lighting will better equip students to tackle their studies while creating a cozy and inviting space. When it comes to designing an office or homework space, lighting plays a pivotal role in creating an environment that is both productive and aesthetically pleasing. Pendant lights and wall sconces have emerged as two of the most versatile lighting options, offering a unique blend of style and functionality that can transform an ordinary room into an inspiring and efficient workspace.

The Power of Pendants

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Pendant lights, known for their hanging design and diverse range of styles, are an excellent choice for illuminating offices. Pendants come in various styles, shapes and materials, making them a great way to add visual interest and personality to the office. For rooms with styles from traditional to modern there's a pendant light style to match.

Since pendants cast light down onto surfaces, they are ideal for office task lighting. Strategically place pendants above workstations, conference tables, or reading nooks to provide focused task lighting for ample illumination without eye strain.

These versatile lights can also provide ambient lighting by adjusting the height and number of pendants to create general lighting that evenly spreads throughout the room. Harsh shadows are reduced, creating a pleasant, well-lit atmosphere.

Pendants are great for creating zoned spaces by helping to define different areas within open-plan offices. For instance, placing pendant lights above collaborative spaces can create separation while maintaining a cohesive design.

Modern Indoor Wall Sconces

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Wall sconces provide uplight and downlight, offering a unique way to layer lighting and enhance the overall office experience. They deliver vertical illumination that complements overhead lighting, helping to reduce the stark contrast between light and shadow and resulting in a more comfortable and inviting workspace.

Wall lights are beautiful sources of accent Lighting. Use them to highlight the office's specific architectural features, artwork, or decorative elements. Not only does it add a touch of elegance, but it also contributes to the overall design scheme.

For small areas with limited floor space, wall sconces free up valuable desk and floor space while providing ample lighting. In larger office spaces, wall sconces can be strategically placed along corridors and hallways to guide employees and visitors while adding a touch of sophistication to these transitional areas.

Creating Harmony with Layered Lighting

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A harmonious lighting design is essential to maximize the benefits of pendant lights and wall sconces. To achieve a balanced effect, layer the light in a room by combining different lighting sources, including overhead lighting, pendants, wall sconces, and even natural light., improving functionality and adding depth to the office's atmosphere.

Installing dimmer switches allows you to adjust the light sources based on the time of day and specific tasks, enhancing visual comfort and energy efficiency. Also, pay attention to the color temperature of the light sources. Cooler temperatures (around 5000K) are better for task-oriented areas, while warmer temperatures (about 3000K) create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in break rooms and relaxation spaces.

Transform your workspace into a well-lit haven! Explore our large assortment of pendants and wall sconces on our website.


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