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Daisy Marie
I have two filament lamps and it's really good because it's enough light for me to see my son sleeping without him waking up..
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drmwood

Thanks so much for the tips! We have a projector and so we are trying to plan our lighting around that in our new lounge. Need to consider/balance the issues of 1) any pendants that might look beautiful 90% of the time but protrude into the projected image when we watch a movie! 2) the perfect mood lighting for the movie itself (which was perfectly described in this article, thanks!) and 3) also having enough lighting for other lounge room uses - reading, entertaining, normal tv watching - as this is our only living space and we love to entertain.

I agree with the other comments about the LED filament globes being too dull for reading - I'm considering having them over the dining table (more than one) or perhaps in the hall, but I've seen many photos of them over kitchen island benches and really don't see how they can provide any task lighting at all.



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Allan Phillips

Thanks for your comments.

Although LED filament globes can go up to 8 or 10 watts which will illuminate a reasonable area, I agree they are better used as decorative lights and purchased at about 4 or 6 watts. Great if you want to dim down the main lights in a room and add some mood with the rich warm colour these bulbs emit.

drmwood, glad you are carefully considering your lighting for the new lounge. It does get trickier with a projector. Send me a message if you want some more detail or assistance, happy to help.

   

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