Bathroom lighting

A well-lit bathroom is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also functionally important. In particular, choosing the right lighting can have a major impact on the atmosphere and safety of your bathroom.

What are downlights with an IP65 protection rating?

Downlights are recessed luminaires that are set into the ceiling and provide direct, downward lighting. The IP protection rating indicates the degree of protection against the ingress of water and dust. IP65 means that the luminaires are dustproof and also protected against water jets from any angle. This makes them ideal for use in damp rooms such as bathrooms.

The advantages of downlights with IP65 protection in the bathroom

  • Safety: As bathrooms are often wet rooms, it is important that the lighting meets the relevant safety standards. Downlights with an IP65 protection rating offer reliable protection against moisture and reduce the risk of short circuits or other electrical problems.
  • Stylish design: downlights are aesthetically pleasing and improve the appearance of your bathroom. They can be seamlessly integrated into the ceiling and provide even illumination without taking up valuable space.
  • Energy efficiency: Many downlights are equipped with energy-saving LED lamps, which not only protect the environment but also reduce your energy costs. Thanks to their long service life, they also need to be replaced less frequently, which means additional savings.
  • Versatility: Downlights are available in different colours and light colours, so you can choose the perfect option for your bathroom. You can use individual lights to illuminate specific areas or install multiple lights to evenly illuminate the entire room.


Downlights with an IP65 protection rating are an excellent choice for lighting your bathroom. Not only do they provide a safe and efficient lighting solution, but they can also improve the appearance of your bathroom and help to save energy. Invest in high quality downlights to create a bright, stylish and safe bathroom that you can enjoy every day.

Ceiling lights

Ceiling lights are a popular choice for general lighting in the bathroom. They can come in a variety of sizes and styles and provide bright and even lighting in the room. It is important to choose a ceiling light that is moisture resistant and has the correct IP rating to ensure it is suitable for use in the bathroom.

Mirror lighting

Bathroom mirror lighting is crucial to ensure adequate illumination for applying make-up, shaving or brushing teeth. One way to achieve this is to use mirror lighting. These can be available in the form of LED strips or mirror lights. LED mirror lights provide clear and precise lighting and can be available in different sizes and styles to suit the bathroom décor.

Accent lighting

Accent lighting can be used to emphasise certain features in the bathroom, such as a freestanding bath or an art installation. This can be achieved by using LED spotlights or LED strips to illuminate the desired object.

LED spots

LED technology is safe, reliable and energy-efficient. LED spotlights can be used to create a pleasant atmosphere in the bathroom.


Wall lights

Wall luminaires in the bathroom offer pleasant and functional lighting that provides uniform illumination of the room. They create a cosy atmosphere and provide sufficient brightness.

Surface-mounted ceiling luminaires

Surface-mounted ceiling luminaires in the bathroom provide space-saving and uniform lighting. They can be retrofitted without the need for costly conversion work.

Colour temperature

Choosing the right colour temperature can have a big impact on the look and feel of the bathroom. Cool colour temperatures of 5000 to 6000 Kelvin can provide bright, refreshing lighting, while warmer colour temperatures of 2700 to 3000 Kelvin can create a cosier and relaxing atmosphere.

Placement of luminaires

The placement of luminaires in the bathroom is an important factor when planning the lighting. Ceiling lights should be mounted in the centre of the room to ensure even lighting. Mirror lighting should be positioned to evenly illuminate the face and avoid shadows. Accent lighting should be positioned to highlight the desired object.


Carefully planned lighting in the bathroom can improve the appearance, functionality and safety of the room. The use of LED lights provides efficient and environmentally friendly lighting.

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