Outdoor Lighting Design

Many different techniques will create a variety of effects for your home and property. The overall effect is dependent on what you would like the end result to be. Whether it is an imposing dramatic effect or a subtle and elegant look, your lighting professional will create the atmosphere you desire. Keep in mind that several fixtures focused on an area from multiple angles can highlight an object with a softer light than a single very bright fixture. Below are just a few of the techniques used to illuminate your property.


About Outdoor Lighting - Step Lighting
Designed for safety, step lighting will clearly illuminate the steps designed into your living space, providing easy walking paths and directional assistance.


About Outdoor Lighting - Moonlighting
In the garden, moonlighting can be used to create the shadowing patterns of a moonlit night. Moonlighting is a subtle and natural effect, often using cool bluish LED lamps to create the look of natural moonlight.


About Outdoor Lighting - Shadowing
Shadowing utilizes the shadow created by a tree or object to enhance a design. The lighting fixture will be placed in front of the tree or feature and create the shadow on the object behind.


About Outdoor Lighting - SUBMERSIBLE
Water features create a vivid design into the landscape. When illuminated properly it will intensify their effect. When illuminated with cool white LED lamps the water sparkles and fish are brightly highlighted.


About Outdoor Lighting - Area Lighting
Area lighting is used to enhance flower beds and also safely illuminate pathways. Area lights are often staggered and alternating from one side to another when used on a pathway.


About Outdoor Lighting - Grazing
Grazing is used to highlight and enhance interesting textures and architectural elements. Fixtures are placed less than a foot from the vertical surface and provide vertical illumination.


About Outdoor Lighting - Downlighting
Downlighting is illuminating an object or surface from above. Downlighting can be used to highlight specific garden elements and functional areas. Also used for illuminating large spaces for safety, security or recreational purposes.


About Outdoor Lighting - Uplighting
Architectural and landscape elements become visually dramatic features when illuminated from below. Uplighting is the most common technique used to accent key focal points in the landscape and to create shadows on walls.


About Outdoor Lighting - Wall Washing
Wall washing is the effect of illuminating an entire surface evenly to create a beautiful and subtle glow. Illuminating the front face of a home evenly provides an elegant appeal.