Contemporary Wall Lights - Wall Washing
These are all wall lights provide a wall washing light, mounted close to the wall so light shines directly (up, down or to either side) onto the surrounding area to create either a fan or decorative light effect. There are many different options of wall washing lights from simple plaster, decorative filter lights, curved, adjustable and IP rated. This is a large category so we suggest you use the search filters to find what you are looking, you can also choose the latest newly listed products.
A wall washing light will provide ambient lighting, potential hiding a walls imperfections and is ideal for hallways, living spaces (as a second or third layer of light) and be ideal for painting walls with light and giving extra interest.
Wall washing is a great way to add interest to a room, the light can create real drama and interest to a room design. Each light gives a different effect whether wide, narrow or fan effect illumination. Some wall lights will also produce light from the front as well as above and below. Another form of lighting is wall grazing, slightly different to wall washing this lighting style is created by positioning lights closely to a wall, either from floor or ceiling, to force the beam of light to hit the wall at a narrow angle. Illuminating in this way will create more shadows and rough textured walls will become more noticeable, a great way to light exterior walls at night to create real intrigue.