In our latitudes, there are many hours of darkness that must be compensated with artificial light. Not only the backyard and garden path, but also streets, parks, playgrounds and running tracks need additional lighting all year round. Since creating an external lighting solution is an expensive and time-consuming proposition, it is important that the quality of the lighting meets the harsh weather conditions found in the Nordic countries and that the lighting should last for years.

One crucial aspect of outdoor lighting that often gets overlooked, especially in residential homes, is illuminating the facade. Often, the lighting is limited to wall fixtures by the front door or lighting up the terrace area, leaving the beautiful facade of the house unhighlighted. Let's discuss the options for illuminating a facade and how to avoid common mistakes.

Conscious planning of outdoor lighting plays an important role in designing the home environment. There are endless possibilities and choices, and to navigate better in this field, we’ve put together a little overview. Here we present the simplest solutions that everyone can install themselves. However, if you need help creating a more complex and special lighting solution, our consultants will be happy to discuss your wishes and needs and offer suitable solutions.

Successfully illuminating an interior may not be as straightforward as it seems at first glance. Often, you may encounter rooms where the light is directed towards your face, or there isn't enough light on the work desk. Another separate issue is design – what can be done to ensure that the lamps and lights chosen for the home will look stylish and tasteful even years later. We posed some questions to Kadrin Kalvet, an experienced interior designer who dares to recommend solutions that always work and draws attention to common mistakes that can easily be avoided.