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LED light strip - uplight or down?

3 months ago

We’re redecorating our north east facing living room. As you can imagine it doesn’t get much light.

We’ll be painting the walls Lick Pink 02 (warm pink). The ceiling height is 220cm so we’ll have a flush main light fitting.

I’m planning on getting some LED light strips around the edge of the ceiling/wall. Probably combined with some coving, profile and diffuser.

I’m favouring pointing them down the walls, but most examples I find are of people pointing them up at the ceiling.

The effect I’m looking for is a nice layer of light to brighten/warm the room - but not the primary light source.

Would up or down lighting be the best way to achieve this? Do they have different effects/benefits?

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