Lighting & Design Glossary - K


A tapestry-woven, pileless area rug, usually woven in Turkey and other Asian countries. The pattern is usually geometric, brightly colored and/or ornate. Also spelled kilim.


A unit of measurement for temperature. In lighting, the Kelvin temperature scale is used when measuring the Color Temperature (ranging from 2700 K to 5500 K) of a light source/light bulb.