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      Calming Aura

      Calming Aura

      Calming Aura

      Envision sitting by a lake, water rippling beneath the setting sun. The sky casts a soft, warm glow on everything around you and—just like that—the day melts away. This is Calming Aura: dim, warm-toned light that decompresses the mind and calms the nerves. To set the mood for relaxation, use sconces in a living room nook or under counter or toe kick LED lighting in the bathroom, and cue the exhale.

       

      With the right fixtures, bulbs and dimmers, you can easily transform your home from a romantic evening to an energetic gathering space. 

      For every space, there’s a lighting scheme that helps set the tone. From foundational lights like ceiling or rail lights, to more decorative lighting like pendants, Kichler can help you discover how different layers of light can enhance your space and set the right tone. 

      Find out how you can set the stage and can create the right mood for entertaining, preparing a meal, relaxing or a romantic evening.

       

      Create the Effect

      Light Layering
      Light Layering

      You just have to know a few light layering basics. Add your imagination and the right lighting partner and you’ll be layering brilliant looks before you know it.

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      Color Temperature
      Color Temperature

      Warm white light (approximately 2700 Kelvin) is ideal for creating a soft, calming effect.

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      Placement
      Placement

      The key to achieving Calming Aura is indirect light. Place fixtures, like channel lighting, along walls or hidden in coves or tray ceilings to keep the mood subdued.

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      PRODUCT
      PRODUCT

      If you’re winding down in a bathroom, consider indirect light, light where you can see the effect, but not the actual light fixture. Indirect light is easy on the eyes and creates a calming environment. For relaxing in a bedroom, choose a bedside pendant for an ambient glow. (Extra suggestion: Grab portable lanterns to bring the relaxation outdoors.)

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      MORE KICHLER® EFFECTS

      Play with the placement of your fixture and you can have more than one mood in a room. 
      Choose from a variety of lighting effects to completely transform your space.

      Room Scene with bright directional light

      FOCUSED INTENSITY

      Directional light surrounded by a darker space keeps your eyes on what’s important.

      Energetic Brillance

      Bright, invigorating light that floods an entire space, this is Energetic Brilliance

      Natural Radiance

      Natural Radiance

      Both impactful and calming, Natural Radiance mimics the original lighting master: Mother Nature herself. 

      Romantic Glow

      Romantic Glow

      You walk into a room aglow with flickering light. Warmth radiates from the room as a whole. This is Romantic Glow. 

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