Artificial lighting in the home plays a very important role. With its help, you can emphasize some of the attributes of the room, visually change the features. One of the types of lamps is sconces. After reading this article, you will find out what German manufacturers offer, what features such lamps differ.
What it is?
A sconce is a wall lamp that can help you not only create original lighting in a room. It can be used as a night light for reading books. Most often, such a product is used in the bedroom, but a place for it can be found in other rooms as well.
A sconce can perform several functions:
- Basic lighting. This is suitable for small spaces such as a hallway or staircase lighting.
- Local lighting. Using a sconce, you can illuminate a mirror or a picture.
- Zoning. With the help of a sconce, you can select a separate part of the room - for example, a sofa area.
- Creation of atmosphere. With the help of a sconce, it is easy to create an intimate romantic setting by turning off the main light.
- Decorative element. Sometimes a wall lamp is used to decorate a room. More often this applies to classic interiors.
Features of the
German sconces are widely represented on the Russian market. Made in different styles, they will suit your wishes and needs.
The quality of German products is always on top. The sconces will serve you for many years.
All coatings are resistant, do not peel off and do not fade, while maintaining an aesthetic appearance.
All products comply with European, Russian standards of sanitary and epidemiological norms. In addition, modern manufacturers use innovative technologies, so each device is very functional.
Wall lamps are most often "companions" of chandeliers and floor lamps, so it is quite easy to choose all lighting devices in one style.
These luminaires involve the use of energy-saving lamps, which will reduce energy costs.
For the manufacture of sconces, German manufacturers most often use metal and glass, in expensive products - crystal. Moreover, all materials are of very high quality. The dyes used in the manufacture of products are non-toxic and hypoallergenic.
In addition, there are many designers in Germany who are working on handcrafted lighting fixtures. Craftsmen use natural stone, wood, plastic and all kinds of other materials.
How to choose?
The choice of a German sconce for your home should be taken as seriously as possible. In this case, you need to take into account certain nuances:
When illuminating the mirror you need a pair of lamps that are placed on either side of it. It should be borne in mind that the light from the sconce should be bright, but not dazzling. In this case, the mirror should be in harmony with the style of wall appliances
- For lighting paintings you should choose a sconce with matte shades. This will help avoid unnecessary glare on the artwork.
- For bedroom it is also better to use sconces with matte shades. In addition, it is very good if the luminaire is dimmed. It is better to give preference to models with a lamp that is directed downward.
If there is a chandelier in the room, then the sconces should be made in the same style. In this case, it is better to purchase the set immediately.
When buying a German sconce, it is worth considering that this type of lamp, if its lamp is directed upwards, visually increases the height of the ceiling. If the plafond is lowered down, then the height of the room decreases. With this method, you can easily change the space.
Where to post?
When placing any sconces (including those made in Germany), certain points must be taken into account.
This type of device needs electricity, so the wiring should be provided even at the stage of repairing the room
In the bedroom, sconces are placed at a distance of 130-160 cm from the floor. So it will be convenient to reach the switch with your hand without getting out of bed, and the lighting for reading a book will be optimal.
The ideal place to place this lamp would be a kitchen table. In this case, the luminaire will make the room more comfortable.
It is better to choose several identical lamps for the corridor. They can be placed on one wall, symmetrically hung on both sides of the aisle.
There are a lot of models of German sconces on the lighting market. The most popular of them can be distinguished:
"Frigate" from TM Maytoni. This is a designer lamp made in the form of a ship's steering wheel. It is perfect for furnishing a bedroom on a yacht or decorating a room in a nautical style. The cost of the product is about 6,000 rubles
"Arabia" from TM Favorite. This lamp is made in Arabic style. Suitable for decorating a room in Turkish or Egyptian style. Forged details in aged gold color send us to the Scheherazade fairytale. A great option for illuminating the porch at home. The cost is about 4000 rubles
"Breeze" from TM Chiaro. This crystal fixture is perfect for a glamorous boudoir. The strands of beads will sparkle in the light, creating a unique sparkle and shine. The cost of the device is about 11,000 rubles
"ALPS" from TM Natali Kovaltseva. The design of this lamp is quite original, it is made in the modern style. Ideal for lighting a small hallway or lighting up the sofa area of the study - especially if the room is decorated in the appropriate style. The combination of wood, metal and glass makes the model quite interesting for buyers. The cost of this lamp is quite acceptable, since the goods of this German company are produced in China. It is about 2,500 rubles
Reviews of German sconces are quite good. Buyers note the high quality of the products, metal parts do not peel off even when used outdoors. With the help of original models, you can create a unique interior in your home, be it a loft or rococo room. The only drawback is the cost of lamps made in Germany. They are quite high, but their quality is worth it.
For other types of German-made sconces and their characteristics, see our next video.