Our stylish picture lights range is designed to bring your artwork to life. A painting on the wall can look good in its own right but with the right picture light it becomes ‘a work of art’, as its depth is drawn out and displayed to full effect. With the aid of an appropriate picture light your painting or picture will become a focus to be even more proud of.
These days the biggest challenge to finding your ideal picture light is the sheer choice available. Lyco’s range brings together the best options on the market together with all the information you need to make an informed choice.
Different styles of picture lights
Lyco stock a variety of sizes, designs and finishes, so you will be able to choose the perfect picture light to suit you. Whether you want a classic style or a modern, minimalist look, we have a picture light to shed light on your chosen subject.
Light bulbs for picture lights
As well as selling the picture light fittings, Lyco also stock a large range of light bulbs for picture lights, all offering fantastic value for money. Picture lights do not come supplied with light bulbs unless otherwise stated. Please ensure that you use the correct type of bulb and do not exceed the maximum bulb wattage stated in the product description. If in doubt, our Team will be happy to advise you. Here is a general guide to light bulbs for picture lights:
- Halogen bulbs - provide a brighter, crisper light and usually have a longer life than standard filament bulbs which means that they need to be changed less often.
- Striplights - are small fluorescent tubes (usually T5). They are cheaper to run than regular bulbs and can last up to an amazing twenty times longer than incandescent lamps - meaning they need changing less often, saving you time and money. Fluorescent tubes are available in a range of finishes including clear or opal.
- Pygmy bulbs - Are cheap, effortless to fit and readily available.
Interesting alternative fact
Picture lights are no longer confined to art galleries, and neither are they confined to lighting artwork, some people now use picture lighting as an alternative to ceiling lighting to create a more romantic atmosphere in dining areas.