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The best types of lamps for illuminating an entrance

Posted On 1 October 2019

In the best lighting design projects for private homes, restaurants and accommodation facilities, entrance lighting plays an important role. In every location, it is essential to create the right atmosphere by selecting the most suitable solutions for the context, both aesthetically and functionally.

The entrance is the perfect place to make the first style statement.

To accompany you in the selection of the most suitable decorative lamps for the project you are working on, we recommend reading this article.

Below, we will provide you with some useful design tips, illustrating the best types of lamps to illuminate the entrance.


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Entrance lighting: the most suitable Karman lamps

As already highlighted, it is important to illuminate the entrance in every living, accommodation or restaurant facility to instill the perfect mood immediately.

To achieve an adequate level of lighting in the reception area, each project phase must be planned in detail. Therefore, we suggest you:

  1. Consider the location’s entire furniture concept

The first design step requires a careful evaluation of the furnishing concept designed exclusively for the home or building in question.

The style of the selected lamps must harmonise with the aesthetics of the scenery’s furnishings.

2. Evaluate the available space

Considering the entrance spaces will determine the success of the project, both in a functional and purely aesthetic sense. In fact, in addition to identifying the right position for each lamp, you will also figure out how many solutions you’ll need for the entrance.

3. Include the main lighting levels

A categorical imperative in your lighting project is to include the main lighting levels. In this way, you will ensure functional brightness and aesthetic force in every corner and element in the space.

4. Choose the colour temperature best suited to the context

The luminous temperature has the power to influence our perception of the environment that surrounds us. Therefore, it is necessary to choose intense lights suitable for the context.

If you want to recreate an intimate and comfortable atmosphere, we suggest choosing warm light sources. While on the contrary, if you prefer to infuse a stimulating and energetic climate, opt for cold light sources.

5. Select creative designer lamps

Illuminating an entrance means combining functionality and technique to ensure maximum visibility and comfort but still leaving room for style.

Regarding this last point, we would like to dwell on Karman lamps, a powerhouse of inspiration and aesthetics, combined perfectly with remarkable technical qualities.

Let's take a look at the best solutions for entrance lighting and their peculiarities:

  • Black out
  • Notredame
  • 24 Karati
  • Mek
  • Nando


The best types of lamps for illuminating an entrance black out

Black out

Black out: enchanting patterns of light

To illuminate a hotel lobby, you could choose Black out by Matteo Ugolini.

From the total white look, elegant, sophisticated and versatile: this suspension lamp can illuminate spaces with unique light patterns, thanks to the effect of the fibreglass thread.


The best types of lamps for illuminating an entrance notredame


Notredame: geometries of Gothic inspiration

The articulated design of Notredame follows the complex geometries of the ancients of the gothic cathedral par excellence that gives its name to the lamp by Luca De Bona and Dario De Meo.

This appliqué stands out for its great adaptability to the most modern interior design contexts of private homes. Sharp lines that frame a central core of pure and intense light, which radiates throughout the space and illuminates it in a suffused and homogeneous way.


The best types of lamps for illuminating an entrance 24 karati

24 Karati

24 Karati: a lighting design jewel

Ideal for the entrance hall of an elegant hotel or in the reception area, 24 Karati is a creation designed by Matteo Ugolini. It is a suspension lamp in transparent straw-coloured glass with a refined geometric cut that echoes the profile of diamonds and precious gems.

Thanks to the transparency of the glassy matter, this lamp spreads light homogeneously throughout the environment, illuminating each area effectively.


The best types of lamps for illuminating an entrance mek


Mek: a suspension lamp in perfect industrial style

For the entrance lighting, you could opt for industrial style suspensions like Mek: a solution with a unique design capable of interpreting essentiality and industrial charm in a balanced combination.

Fruit of the creativity of Stefano Bizzarri and Claudio Cinti, Mek is a ceramic lamp available in three colours (matte white, matte black, white and bronze) and three different shapes, which reproduce metal rings of different diameters positioned one above the other.

Not only does it offer functional lighting but real focal points that create a vibrant atmosphere at the entrance.


The best types of lamps for illuminating an entrance nando


Nando: linear aesthetics between minimal and industrial

Also, Nando, a suspension by Luca De Bona and Mario De Meo, could be a valid solution for illuminating the entrance of private homes.

This lamp combines minimal and industrial aesthetics in a linear design with the combination of a tube and a metal joint. It is a suspension lamp with a simple stroke silhouette enlivened by striking colours such as black, gold and white, suitable for any context.

Make a style statement by taking care of the entrance lighting

In this article, we have listed some useful design tips and illustrated the most suitable Karman lamps for entrance lighting with references to hotels, restaurants and private homes.

Now all you have to do is start the decorative lighting project and get a flawless result.


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For more information, support and assistance in choosing the right models of lamps to illuminate the entrance of private houses, restaurants or accommodation facilities, please contact us at this link. We are at your complete disposal.

Camilla Rossi


Camilla Rossi


Karman, an Italian company, was founded in 2005 in Fossombrone. The company's world moves itself with simplicity towards an original and personal decorative use of lighting in both private surroundings and public spaces.