13 best spotlight manufacturers

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Spotlights have become an integral part of the modern interior. More and more models appear on the domestic market, which gives room for imagination when decorating premises. This lighting option is very popular not only among apartment owners and private houses, but also among heads of commercial organizations. The huge assortment becomes a serious problem when it comes time to choose lighting fixtures. Therefore, before going to the store, you should thoroughly prepare yourself by studying the helpful advice of experts.

How to choose a spot light

Installation type. According to the installation method, the following types of spotlights are distinguished.

  1. Overhead models are intended for decoration of brick or concrete bases. For installation, it is not required to make niches, violating the integrity of the supporting structures. The kit includes a special mount and fasteners.
  2. Recessed luminaires become a decoration for stretch and suspended ceilings. It is important when installing a ceiling covering to leave the necessary gap between the finishing material and the base. The entire filling of the lamp is hidden in this space, and only the decorative part remains outside. Recessed luminaires are also installed in drywall, furniture and decorative niches.
  3. Suspended products can be fixed on any surface. They are equipped with a decorative cable that allows the height of the fixture to be adjusted.

Adjustability. Several interesting designs are offered to the consumer on the market.

  1. Static luminaires are not adjustable. They give a beam of light directed at one point. Such models are used in ceilings, niches, furniture.
  2. After installation, rotary devices allow you to slightly adjust the direction of the light beam. Experts recommend strengthening the supporting structure so that accelerated wear does not occur with frequent turns.
  3. Swing-out models allow you to frequently change the environment in the room. The direction of the light can be adjusted in an unlimited range.
  4. The cardan design of the luminaires provides for the installation of several lamps. They can simultaneously turn in the required direction.
  5. Spots provide unlimited possibilities for decorating premises. Multi-lamp designs look very stylish, each shade can be directed in the direction that the user likes.

Functionality. Manufacturers equip spotlights with a number of modern features. Dimmers allow you to control the power of the luminous flux. Using the control panel, it is possible to turn on and off the light, adjust the brightness of the lighting, being anywhere in the room. The degree of dust and moisture protection of the luminaires is indicated by the letters IP, it ranges from IP20-IP68. The higher the number, the more reliable the device is protected from moisture and dust.

We have selected 13 of the best manufacturers of spotlights for our review. All of them sell their products on the Russian market. When distributing places in the rating, the opinion of experts and consumer reviews were taken into account.

What is better spotlights or a chandelier

Lamp type

Advantages

disadvantages

Point

+ high decorative effect

+ wide range of applications

+ low weight

+ saving room space

– high price

– complex installation

Chandelier

+ different shapes and styles

+ easy installation

+ easy replacement of bulbs

+ affordable prices

– heavy weight

– narrow scope

Rating of the best manufacturers of spotlights

Nomination a place manufacturer rating
Rating of the best manufacturers of spotlights 1 SLV 4.9
2 Paulmann 4.8
3 Reccagni 4.8
4 Lightstar 4.7
5 Lucide 4.7
6 Novotech 4.7
7 Arte Lamp 4.6
8 Spot light 4.5
9 L'Arte Luce 4.4
10 Elektrostandard 4.3
11 EGLO Ferrara 4.2
12 Gauss 4.1
13 MW 4.0

SLV

Rating: 4.9

SLV

In 1979, German entrepreneur Franco Neumezler founded the small company SLV. It took up the production of lighting fixtures and succeeded in this area. The company's employees tirelessly searched for new ideas for indoor and outdoor lighting. A wide range of products, high quality, beautiful design – these are the main advantages of the brand today. SLV products have become popular in different countries of the world, and they were highly appreciated in Russia. Experts note the originality of the collections, the variety of styles, and the richness of the color palette. The trade mark rightfully becomes the winner of our rating.

Users are satisfied with the workmanship, dimensional accuracy, stylish design of the lamps. They serve for a long time in different rooms, preserving their original beauty.

Advantages

  • stylish design;
  • high-quality manufacturing;
  • easy installation;
  • rich assortment.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Paulmann

Rating: 4.8

PAULMANN

Rüdiger Paulmann, the founder of the German company Paulmann, started his business with the lighting trade. But in 1975 he made his own flasks, which he tested in the basement of his house. Later he had new ideas, lamps began to be produced in a mirror and smoky form, a series of ice crystals, golden light, etc. were born. Over the 40-year history, the company has grown, its team has 440 employees. Sales offices are open in 40 European countries. Following its motto “light from people, for people”, the manufacturer is constantly updating the line of spotlights. The catalog contains lighting for residential and industrial premises.

Consumers are satisfied with the range of lamps, high quality workmanship. But fakes have already appeared on the market, spoiling the brand image.

Advantages

  • rich assortment;
  • high quality;
  • variety of styles;
  • durability.

disadvantages

  • counterfeits appeared on the market.

Reccagni

Rating: 4.8

RECCAGNI

The ancestor of the classic lighting style is the Italian company Reccagni Angelo. A small company appeared in the distant 1969, its employees chose the timeless classics, although at that time it was not in high demand. But the brand's designers were able to present this style in a new way, paying attention to quality. Today the main focus of the company is the production of interior lamps. The manufacturer offers a wide range of models with a characteristic stylistic core. Experts are focusing on the use of metal parts.

The brand occupies an honorable third place in our ranking. Adherents of classic interiors love Italian lamps, which limits the demand for products.

Advantages

  • classic design;
  • high-quality manufacturing;
  • the use of metal parts;
  • the presence of crystal inserts.

disadvantages

  • limited scope.

Lightstar

Rating: 4.7

LIGHTSTAR

The leading positions in the European market are occupied by the Italian company Lightstar. The distinctive features of this brand, according to experts, are the originality of developments and the use of high-quality materials. The company has been operating in the lighting market not so long ago (since 1994). Initially, the company was engaged in the cutting of rock crystal. But since 1997, the company has been engaged in the development and production of lighting devices. To win the hearts of consumers, the manufacturer has established a thorough quality control (defect rate 0.1%). Having mastered the Italian market, the brand presented its products in Russia (2001).

Domestic users appreciated the high quality of the lamps, the reliability and safety of use. But the high price of stylish products did not allow the brand to get on the pedestal of our rating.

Advantages

  • original design;
  • quality materials;
  • reliability;
  • safety.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Lucide

Rating: 4.7

LUCIDE

The Belgian company Lucide was founded in 1992. It is engaged in the production of overhead and pendant chandeliers, floor lamps, spotlights, sconces, etc. In addition to lighting fixtures for rooms, the catalog also contains street lamps, floodlights, technical lighting, and accessories. The consumer is offered a variety of styles, these are ageless classics, modern, hi-tech and other options. Experts have included the trademark in our rating for recognizable design, high quality, innovative technology.

Feedback from domestic users is positive. They are pleased with the beauty, reliability and practicality of the spotlights. The disadvantages include a modest assortment in Russian stores.

Advantages

  • innovative technologies;
  • high quality workmanship;
  • recognizable design;
  • practicality.

disadvantages

  • a modest assortment in stores.

Novotech

Rating: 4.7

NOVOTECH

The Hungarian company Novotech has been operating in the lighting market for 15 years. In such a short time, the manufacturer has managed to gain a reputation as a reliable supplier of fashionable lamps. Thanks to the creative approach of the developers and modern equipment, the company manages to keep up with the fashion trends of the market. Having started its journey into the world of lighting with spotlights, the company is now moving towards expanding its model range. Due attention is paid to exclusive design, the development of rotary elements, the development of products for landscape lighting.

The experts gave the brand only 6th position in the rating due to critical user reviews. Discontent is most often caused by the poor quality of electrical wires and the low power of the lamps.

Advantages

  • fashionable design;
  • creative developments;
  • exclusive design;
  • acceptable price.

disadvantages

  • poor quality wires;
  • limited power.

Arte Lamp

Rating: 4.6

ARTE LAMP

The young Italian company Arte Lamp has been operating in the European market since 2001. The main activity of the company is the production of interior lighting products. The manufacturer managed to gain a foothold in the markets of 20 countries, including the Russian one. Thanks to the commissioning of a new logistics center (2009), the brand is expected to expand its presence in Europe. The range includes new style lamps. The collaboration with the Technical Institute in Venice and famous designers helps the brand keep up with the times.

The brand got into our rating for the modern design of spotlights, a wide range of products for lighting. But the transfer of production to China negatively affected the quality of materials.

Advantages

  • Hi-tech;
  • collaboration with renowned designers;
  • variety of styles;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • Chinese quality materials.

Spot light

Rating: 4.5

SPOT LIGHT

About 3,000 types of lighting devices are produced by Spot Light. The main production facilities of the brand are located in Poland. Glass and crystal are supplied from the Czech Republic, LED devices are made at the Polish branch of Samsung. The experts praised the new line of wood lamps, which is a kind of return to the roots. Thanks to the rich experience of Polish artisans, the lamps are made with high precision. The company's catalog also contains a series of premium class and a line “Basic” for modern housing construction.

Domestic users are interested in Spot Light products. The low place in our rating is due to the shortage of spotlights in the trade network of our country.

Advantages

  • the use of natural materials;
  • careful selection of raw materials;
  • original styles;
  • high manufacturing precision.

disadvantages

  • lack of spotlights in Russian stores.

L'Arte Luce

Rating: 4.4

L'ARTE LUCE

The Italian company L'Arte Luce has been known in the world for about a hundred years. In Russia, the lighting products of this brand appeared in 2001. The manufacturer quickly managed to win the trust of domestic users. The company's catalog consists of ten collections, hundreds of different models. Each lamp fascinates potential buyers with artistic forging. Experts see another reason for the brand's success. Employees of the company try to find an individual approach to each consumer, help with the choice of lighting devices.

The brand is included in our rating for its unusual solutions brought to life. Only the high price and limited assortment in stores become the disadvantages of this manufacturer.

Advantages

  • unusual designs;
  • mesmerizing design;
  • quality materials;
  • attentive attitude to customers.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • meager assortment in stores.

Elektrostandard

Rating: 4.3

ELEKTROSTANDARD

In 2018, the Russian company Elektrostandard celebrated the 20th anniversary of its activity in the lighting equipment market. During this time, the brand has established itself as a reliable partner. The company's employees closely follow fashion trends in the world of lighting fixtures, constantly updating the product range. The company considers high quality to be a guarantee of success, therefore strict control is carried out at each stage of production. In our own warehouse with an area of ​​15 thousand sq. m there is always at least 95% of the range. Free delivery is carried out throughout Russia. For these qualities, the brand gets into our rating.

Based on user feedback, the company has a lot to work on. The pricing policy and reliability of the lamps leaves much to be desired.

Advantages

  • constant updating of the assortment;
  • strict control;
  • availability of products in stock;
  • free shipping across the country.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • small resource.

EGLO Ferrara

Rating: 4.2

EGLO FERRARA

The Austrian company EGLO began its activity in 1969. By the mid-80s, the brand had become one of the leaders in the field of lighting technology. And today the concern has more than 50 representative offices in different countries of the world. A distinctive feature of the products is high quality and rich assortment. To meet the demand of different consumer groups, the manufacturer has developed many collections. The company's employees quickly respond to inquiries, provide competent assistance to potential buyers in different languages.

Domestic users liked the Ferrara collection. She combines luxury and originality. But the high price and lack of products in the Russian retail network did not allow the brand to take a higher position in the ranking.

Advantages

  • high quality;
  • many collections;
  • variety of styles;
  • good feedback.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • lack of lamps in stores.

Gauss

Rating: 4.1

GAUSS

The Gauss brand is a young player in the lighting market. The experts included the manufacturer in our rating for the long service life of the lamps, ease of use. The trade mark belongs to the Varton company, which was established in 2008. Production sites are located in China and Russia, but the cost of the lamps is quite high. Products are widely represented in stores in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

Domestic users praise the economy, minimal heating, precise dimensions and stylish design. The disadvantages include the high price and decrease in brightness after overheating. Some lamps quickly burn out, which indicates that low-quality products have entered the distribution network.

Advantages

  • profitability;
  • slight heating;
  • exact dimensions;
  • stylish design.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • afraid of overheating.

MW

Rating: 4.0

MW

The MW-Lighting company was founded in 2003. The products are known to European and Russian buyers under the MW Handel gmbh brand. The manufacturer attracted the attention of experts with its professional marketing, strict adherence to technological discipline and rapid sales. In the catalog, the consumer can find many modern collections of decorative lamps. All of them attract attention with their beautiful appearance and reasonable price. The company constantly monitors changes in the lighting equipment market, updating the model range in a timely manner.

MW spotlights are liked by domestic users for their original design, ease of installation, brightness and affordable prices. Among the shortcomings, there is a low quality of cartridges, a short-lived coating of fittings.

Advantages

  • affordable price;
  • original design;
  • modern models;
  • simple installation.

disadvantages

  • low-quality cartridges;
  • the coating is peeling off.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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