How to bring your home design to life with lighting control. 


We all know how important light is for how our home feels, but few of us put it at the heart of our house design and planning. The latest lighting control systems combine security, simplicity and style in one smart package…

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Design Impact

Many of us design a room by selecting what we’re going to put inside it – whether it’s furniture, white goods or decorative items. Only after that do we get around to considering the lighting.

For professionals, the reverse is true. Lighting comes first because it can completely change a room’s mood.

For a lighting expert it’s important to consider the device controlling the light before picking the lamp shade colour, for example. Not doing so would be like choosing your favourite music but not being able to change the volume.

This is increasingly important because of how we use modern homes today. Whereas rooms once had one purpose, now they’re more likely to have several. In an open plan kitchen where you eat as well as cook, you’ll want to be able to dim the light .

For that kind of freedom and adaptability you need controllable lighting. This will allow you to create the mood you want to when you want , no matter what you’re doing or whether it’s day, night or afternoon.

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Convenience and security

Modern technology allows you to integrate lighting control seamlessly into your home. Whether you want to take charge of the light using voice commands, a wireless remote or on your smart phone, Lutron lets you have it your way. It puts you in charge of your home’s lighting from the convenience of your armchair, or even when outside.

To boost your home’s security, you can add automated blinds. Combined with Lutron’s Smart Away feature you can set your home lighting to match your normal routine when you go away for the weekend or on holiday, creating the impression that you’re at home.

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Retrofit lighting control

An added benefit of Lutron’s lighting control system is that you won’t have to rip out wires and replaster to take advantage of its benefits. The new system can be retrofitted to your existing rooms without disturbing the décor. Wireless remotes open up a world of possibility and can be wall-mounted for your convenience.

Lutron bring their decades of experience to bear on any project – they developed the world’s first electronic lighting control system over 60 years ago. They can help you overcome any problem you can think of with some fabulous solutions.

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