Properly chosen lighting cancreate a refined and comfortable interior. Using a variety of ceiling lamps, sconces and chandeliers, designers strive to create a harmonious environment, focusing on significant items of decor. Careful approach deserves mirror arrangement zone in the bathroom. The combination of aesthetics and functionality - the key to a successful solution design objectives aimed at the formation of an exclusive and utilitarian bathroom interior.
The interior of any premises contains in itsarsenal is not the only instance of a mirror. It is difficult to imagine the situation hallway, bedroom and bathroom without the usual attribute of any fashionista. The value of high-quality mirrors with illumination in the interior of a bathroom is difficult to overestimate. Formation of the image for the next day or facial can be realized only with the full coverage of their reflection.
What functions are assigned to the mirror with light? Let's see:
- ensure favorable conditions for the organization of cosmetic procedures or frontal styling is capable of lighting;
- proper illumination reduces eye strain and eye fatigue reduced level;
- It promotes the creation of peaceful atmosphere of the bathroom, when, after a busy day, I want to take a water treatment without the operation of the main source.
Manufacturers offer a wide range of mirrors and lamps in the bathroom interior. The whole range of goods is divided into three groups:
- built-in lights mirror;
- individual elements to illuminate the mirror zone;
- sconce lighting fixtures by type.
Acquisition of mirrors with built-in lighting -competent investment in the interior arrangement of proven effectiveness. Among the advantages noted undoubted functionality, ease of installation and originality of the bathroom environment. The issue about the design of the mirror automatically disappears, the manufacturer to take care of resolving the problem.
For creative natures, who prefer to makeown ideas on the formation of the interior, there is no opportunity to show creative abilities. However, the built-in light is not an obstacle for the installation of additional lamps on wall brackets type.
Elements of external light for bathroom mirrorpreferably room are small. Making identical to standard lamps or wall lamps have a horizontal and vertical mounting system. The key difference - a traditional fluorescent lamp with the possibility of fixing on the wall. External lighting is extremely functional, does not require much effort to care, combined with many styles of designs and easy to use. A disadvantage could be considered excessive minimalism, not necessarily relevant when decorating the interior bathroom. The situation with the use of ambient lighting mirror acquires the character of the office.
Classical solution mirrors Equipmentbathroom light - installing sconces. The taste of consumers are a lot of designs, allowing to choose the model, depending on the selected style for the interior of a bathroom. The advantages include the possibility of various mounting options - on top or on the sides of the mirror, attractive appearance, matching the rest of the elements of the decor. Among the deficiencies noted the likelihood of disproportionate size between the mirror and lighting, not all designs may be operated in a room with high humidity.
In order not to regret the failure to acquirefuture, think carefully about all the nuances of the upcoming purchase. This applies to both mirrors, combined with lighting and individual light fixtures for the bathroom.
First of all, decide the appropriate foryour interior mirror sizes. Sophistication spacious bathroom situation favorably emphasize a large element of decor. Owners of small-sized rooms well-matched mirror will not feel discomfort compressed space. Irrespective of the overall dimensions, the height it should provide good visibility of human full-lengthThat is, the upper edge is located at the level of 1.7-2.2 m above the floor level. The width also varies: the minimum is repelled by the shell size, the maximum is limited by the walls.
Internal lighting mirror does not apply toNew season, although the majority of consumers perceived that way. The principle of operation is to equip an integral element of interior bathroom room LEDs, the brightness of which is muted frosted glass. Equip mirror illuminated in different variations:
- On the sides;
- only the upper part;
- using decorative asymmetric.
Among the assortment of uncommoninstances, performing the function of the cabinet door. Decorate the interior of the bath like decor element - an expensive pleasure. Cabinet with a mirror for the bathroom can solve several problems at once - to hide from prying eyes personal hygiene items and conveniently equipped with a place for facials. Mirror with internal lighting are often made on an individual project, taking into account all the wishes of the customer.
Much more economical without losspurchase functionality to the bathroom mirror on the outside lighting. The exclusivity of the interior, of course, will decrease, but practicality will remain the same. Depending on the size and design of the mirror it is placed on top or on the sides. Mention should also be a variant of the decorative lighting of the mirror. She was not able to fully perform the function of the interior lighting and bathroom need to install additional external lamps.
To select lighting fixtures for the bathroomroom, complementing the main light source is most convenient at the same time with a mirror. In practice, the situation is different. However, adhering to the recommendations of experts in interior design, buy a harmonious lighting will be easier. Pay attention at the interior design is necessary on the following points:
- Standard rectangular mirror surfacesize needs lighting pair arranged symmetrically with respect to its plane. Location of fixing depends on the model bra - whether the horns are directed upwards or downwards. Pair a combination of shadows and compensates for the imposition of the maximum allocation provides relief face.
- Visually increase the size of a narrow mirrorinterior bathroom will enable light fixtures, installed above it in a horizontal line. Wide decor element requires an increase in the amount of illumination. Located it is at a height of 2 m above the floor level, mount can be wall or ceiling.
- To provide high-quality lighting medium-sized mirror in the bathroom can 3 lamps. Optimally install them on the perimeter - the two sides and a top.
- To illuminate the round or oval decorative elements of an interior bathroom, in addition to the lamps and spotlights, appropriate use of LEDs.
- Illumination for a mirror, "drowned" in a niche located in the same place, or indirect lighting is insufficient.
Radiation light should be bright in the mirror area, but scattered and does not irritate the eyes. To this end, appropriate to use transparent or white shades made of glass or plastic. The presence of the frame requires select models bra in accordance with the mirror frame, given its color and stylistic design.
To illuminate the mirrors in the bathroom areuse halogen or fluorescent lamps as well as LED strip or LED. Each of the elements of the interior lighting has its advantages and disadvantages, the choice depends on the lamp model, the size of the bathroom, the mirror shape and other factors.
Coverage area bathroom mirror - a task that requires the presence of electrical engineering and skills. The installation process is preceded by careful planning, you can achieve:
- wiring hiding;
- compliance with operational safety requirements;
- a harmonious combination of interior elements with the general concept of bathroom design.
Lighting fixtures for the bathroom mustmeet the requirements of safe operation and not be placed in close proximity to water. One of the major technical indicators for luminaires - moisture acquired lighting should have protection class IP67. When away from direct sources of water for more than 1.5 m, permitted use of devices with IP44 protection class. Owning a spacious interior bathroom, which can accommodate lamps away from the crane at a distance of more than 3 m, be operated with lighting protection class IP27, IP20. Specific security features - the O-rings in the joints and the whole ceiling.
Difficulties may arise when securingarms or working with electrical wiring on the wall, already decorated tiles. Therefore, the lack of practical experience, it is better to seek help from professionals. Quality work for a long time will delight you with an elegant interior bathroom and facial front of a mirror with a harmonious illumination will bring pleasure.