About Downlight

What is downlight?

A downlight is a light fitting (luminaire) that lights in a downward direction to light an area below.  They are usually recessed into the ceiling, so you see only a small part of fitting below the ceiling.

Why use downlights?

Downlights are a versatile light fitting excellent for a multitude of uses throughout the home. They are a great way to create zones, navigate around the space and highlight your key pieces such as art. They can provide in-fill light as well as task lighting for example over a kitchen island.  They work well with a combination of other architectural and decorative fittings in a layered lighting schemes. Take a look at our projects to see how we have used downlights.

What are the different variations with a downlight?

LED downlights are now the norm.  They can come as either a fixed downlight or directional version. Some are also available with different beam widths which add additional flexibility – narrow, medium or wide. The bezel shape can also be different from round, square to rectangle

What is CCT?  

CCT or Correlated Colour Temperature is a number, expressed in degrees Kelvin (K) which represents the colour of a light source, it is equivalent to the colour emitted by a blackbody radiator when heated to that temperature. … The CCT value indicates the apparent “warmth” or “coolness” of the light.

What CRI?

color rendering index (CRI) is a quantitative measure of the ability of a light source to reveal the colors of various objects faithfully in comparison with an ideal or natural light source.

  • What is IP rate?

IP rate indicate waterproof level of the light . IP20 Is standard rate. bathroom need IP40. Outdoor need IP65

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