Where to center overhead light?

olychicSeptember 1, 2009

It should be Olychick, but a typo now makes me sound like I'm much more fashionable than I am. Thanks to all with so much knowledge and so many opinions on these forums...I'm in the planning stages of a bathroom remodel/addition and have learned so much in the few weeks I've been reading over your shoulders. It is a combo master bath/walk in closet - total 11.5 x 19. In the closet area about 11.5 x 9, I am planning closets, mostly floor to ceiling cabinets with doors. I'm trying to plan for wiring now and need to know whether the overhead light fixture (decorative - there will be can lights, too) should be in the center of the closet area not considering the closets (which will be 24 or so inches deep in a u shape lining 3 walls) or should it be centered in the open floor space that will be left when the closets are installed? Seems like room centered would put it too close to the cabinets once they are installed and look off center, but I just don't know. I'd appreciate any opinions on how it should be.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bignick

If the cabinets are probably not ever going to be moved, I would center the fixture on the open ceiling space.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2009 at 1:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
olychic

thank you. that's what I thought, too.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2009 at 3:07PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Pendant light shades
Hi! New to the forum- don't know what took me so many...
chelseahasrouni
Quality of LED fixtures from different manufacturers
Hello! Does anyone know how LED light fixtures from...
linae
Durable Outdoor Motion Sensor Light
I would like some recommendations on quality, durable...
happs
Let's brainstorm all about lighting and scene controls
Hi everyone, Let's face it, understanding lighting...
ontariomom
My stairwell will be my photography gallery
I am going hang my photographs almost all the way to...
Gary Conrad
Sponsored Products
Wave Pendant
Lightology
MaxLite MLRP24E4541CHB LED Round Pendant, 4100K
EnvironmentalLights.com
AFD Home Grand Milano Chandelier
Beyond Stores
Bay View 1-lt Outdoor Pocket Lantern
LBC Lighting
Violet Gray Dupioni Silk Shade Ovo Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Quadra Suspension by De Majo
$839.40 | Lumens
Giancarlo Round Accent Table - 25642
$435.60 | Hayneedle
Westinghouse Ceiling Fans Bethany 52 in. Rustic Bronze Ceiling Fan 7879965
Home Depot
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™