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Shining A Light on Our Latest Star

The Meridian Lamp from

 

Beautiful Lighting  for Winter Nights

Winter is here, the days are getting shorter and we spend more time inside.

Introducing the Meridian Lamp, a new table lamp from ferm LIVING that spreads a calm and cosy light.  Simply plug the Meridian into a USB port and charge it up for a portable, dimmable lighting solution that works in a multitude of settings.
 

Clever Design

Made in collaboration with the award winning Croatian design studio 'Regular Company', the sculptural  Meridian Lamp presents a clean, modern expression.

The lamp offers hassle-free charging providing up to 12 hours of light at a time and comes in Black, Cashmere and Brass.

Pre Order your Meridian Lamp now - Landing in June!

 

A Guide To Lighting

When it comes to lighting in the home, it can be tricky to know where to start. Ferm LIVING has come together with lighting expert and designer Marianne Tuxen to compile a lighting guide with tips on how you can better illuminate your home and make it a calm and wonderful space.
 
1. IDENTIFY YOUR STYLE
The first thing that Marianne Tuxen does when she's working with a client is to pinpoint their specific style - do they prefer modern, paired down interiors, or is there more of an artsy, whimsical atmosphere?"

 

2. FOCUS ON THE SPACE

The lighting in a room defines how you experience that space. On the most basic level, you need to be able to see your surroundings, and for that you employ general lighting. Usually it's a softer, broad-spectrum light that can be easily accessed as soon as you enter a room.

Once your space is defined by general lighting, it's time to introduce lamps with more concentrated brightness: "How you use the room is integral to how it needs to be lit. Think about where you need task lighting - it's different for different rooms," Marianne explains.

3. VARIATION IS KEY
One of the keys to comfortable lighting in the home is variation. “The light in a room should never be completely even – to create an inviting, cosy atmosphere, you need to work in levels. This applies to both brightness and placing. When placing your lamps, try to situate them at different heights, so that the light adds a sense of depth to your perception of the space”.

MARIANNE'S TOP TIPS

Lumen over Watts

Usually, we just look at the number of watts when buying a lightbulb. With modern and energy efficient LED bulbs, the brightness can vary from bulb to bulb, even if they have the same wattage. Therefore, try checking up on the lumen (lm) of the bulb - the higher the lumen, the brighter the light.

 

Make it Cosy

Undoubtedly, the most important thing about lighting up your home is that you create a pleasant, comfortable space that you want to spend your time in. That means different things in different rooms - your office and kitchen bench should have concentrated task lighting that's brighter than the general lighting, whereas the bedroom does best with soft lighting concentrated around the headboard.
Explore the the Asser & Co Lighting Collection in store and online now!

 

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