Illuminating Your World: The Art and Science of Exterior Lighting Design by Tennessee Landscape Lighting

September 14, 2023


Welcome to Tennessee Landscape Lighting, your premier partner in Nashville to create stunning outdoor spaces through expert exterior lighting design and installation. In this blog post, we invite you to delve into the captivating world of outdoor lighting, exploring what it truly means to have a custom exterior lighting design beautifully crafted and expertly installed in your home in the heart of Nashville.

The Magic of Exterior Lighting Design

Imagine a warm summer evening in Tennessee, the sun setting below the horizon, and your outdoor spaces coming to life with the gentle glow of strategically placed lights. That’s the magic of exterior lighting design. It’s not just about illuminating your property; it’s about transforming it into a captivating and inviting space that you’ll love to spend time in.

  1. Enhancing Aesthetics and Ambiance

Exterior lighting design is an art form that goes beyond the technical aspects of installing lights. It’s about creating an ambiance, enhancing the architectural beauty of your home, and highlighting the unique features of your landscape. From the subtle wash of light on your garden to the dramatic illumination of your pathways, each element is carefully considered to elevate the overall aesthetics of your outdoor space.

  1. Increasing Security and Safety

While aesthetics are crucial, exterior lighting also serves practical purposes. A well-designed lighting system can significantly improve the security and safety of your home. Properly lit pathways and entrances deter intruders and reduce the risk of accidents. At Tennessee Landscape Lighting, we understand the importance of balancing aesthetics with functionality to create a space that is not only beautiful but also secure.

The Process of Exterior Lighting Design

Crafting a breathtaking outdoor lighting design is a meticulous process that begins with a vision and ends with the transformation of your outdoor space. Here’s an overview of how we turn your dream into reality:

  1. Initial Consultation and Vision Sharing

Our journey together starts with a conversation. We listen to your ideas, preferences, and goals. What kind of atmosphere do you want to create? Are there specific areas you’d like to highlight? Sharing your vision allows us to understand your unique style and requirements.

  1. Site Assessment

After understanding your vision, we conduct a comprehensive site assessment. This involves studying your property’s layout, existing features, and potential lighting challenges. We take into account the natural contours of your landscape, the types of plants and trees, and any architectural elements that can be enhanced.

  1. Customized Lighting Plan

With the information gathered during the site assessment, our team of expert designers creates a customized lighting plan tailored to your specific needs. This plan includes the placement of fixtures, types of lights, and a detailed layout that ensures every inch of your outdoor space is considered.

  1. Fixture Selection

Choosing the right fixtures is a crucial part of the design process. We offer a wide range of high-quality fixtures, including LED lights that are energy-efficient and long-lasting. Our team will guide you through the selection process, taking into account factors like durability, style, and budget.

  1. Installation

Once the design and fixtures are finalized, our experienced technicians begin the installation process. We ensure that every fixture is strategically placed to achieve the desired effect. Our installations are not just functional; they are also discreet, ensuring that the fixtures blend seamlessly into the landscape.

The Benefits of Professional Installation

While some homeowners may attempt DIY outdoor lighting projects, there are distinct advantages to entrusting the task to professionals like Tennessee Landscape Lighting:

  1. Expertise and Experience

Our team of experts has years of experience in outdoor lighting design and installation. We understand the intricacies of different lighting techniques, including uplighting, downlighting, and moonlighting, and how to use them effectively to create stunning effects.

  1. Technical Precision

Professional installation ensures that your lighting system functions flawlessly. We handle the technical aspects, including electrical work and wiring, to guarantee safety and reliability.

  1. Customization and Flexibility

We offer a wide range of lighting options and fixtures to suit your preferences and budget. Our experts can also make adjustments as needed to accommodate changes in your landscape or design preferences over time.

  1. Longevity and Maintenance

High-quality fixtures and professional installation mean that your lighting system will last for years to come. We also provide maintenance services to keep your system in optimal condition, so you can enjoy the beauty and functionality of your outdoor lighting for years.


At Tennessee Landscape Lighting, we believe that exterior lighting design is more than just installing lights; it’s about creating an enchanting outdoor experience. It’s about bringing your vision to life and transforming your property into a breathtaking oasis that you can enjoy day and night.

Our commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and passion for design ensure that every project we undertake is a work of art. From enhancing the curb appeal of your home to creating a safe and inviting outdoor environment, our exterior lighting design services are designed to exceed your expectations.

So, why settle for a dark and uninspiring outdoor space when you can have a beautifully designed and professionally installed lighting system that turns your home into a masterpiece of light and shadow? Experience the magic of exterior lighting design with Tennessee Landscape Lighting and illuminate your world like never before.