While outdoor lighting might seem like a simple matter of running electric to light fixtures around your house, Robbie Eastland, owner of NiteLites of Hilton Head Outdoor Lighting shares his best lighting techniques to benefit our island properties.
Respect our natural surroundings
First, Mr. Eastland, who is an outdoor lighting designer in Hilton Head, explains that we need to respect the quiet look and feel of the beauty of our natural surroundings. So a subtle approach to home and commercial lighting is key to accentuating the beauty while still protecting the island delicate ambiance. Obviously, flood lights installed around your home and yard would create an abrupt and unattractive look that is sure to get your neighbor’s attention – but not in a good way.
Identifying Focal Points
He works in concert with the homeowner to find a unique aspect of the property. This might be a miniature tree with a distinctive shape near the home or perhaps an entryway, which needs to be highlighted in a dark heavily treed yard for safety reasons. He said it is his goal to create a beautifully sophisticated application of light that meshes well with the look and feel of the general culture and neighborhood climate.