where does the light go?

pauln60January 1, 2010

Hi all,

My pet peeve about most light fixtures - particularly

sconces - is that they seem to be designed to call

attention the themselves and not to direct the light

where you want it to go. In particular, it seems to be

hard to find a sconce that can be mounted at eye height

and will direct the light up to the ceiling and/or down

to the floor instead of directly into your eyes. This

seems strange - I want to illuminate nearby surfaces,

not eyeballs. Something like


but preferably lower cost.

Any ideas much appreciated.

Paul N.

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The configuration you describe is common in modern lighting but no as much in traditional lighting.

Here is a link that might be useful: Lightolier wall lighting

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