Outdoor Lighting for Curb Appeal and Safety
Published: March 18, 2010
Well-planned outdoor lighting improves curb appeal, safety, and security for your home.
Much of the success of exterior lighting hinges on its design. Hang around lighting designers long enough and you’ll hear a lot of talk about “moonlight effect.” That’s a naturalistic look that features light no more intense than that of a full moon, but still strong enough to make beautiful shadows and intense highlights.
Other techniques outdoor lighting designers use:
- Highlight trees: Whether illumined from below or given presence by a light mounted in the tree itself, trees make stunning features.
- Use uplights: Uplighting is dramatic