Placement of lights or lighting can give a considerable influence in the interior appearance of the house. Whether it’s a standard lamp, garden lamp, floor lamp, table lamp or chandelier, it can change the overall ambiance in there.
Therefore, lighting techniques also become an important element when arranging the room. In addition to the placement of furniture, home furnishings, and decoration. Different rooms, different lights or lighting used. Consider the following tips, as quoted from the Times of India.
Living Room/Family Room
Central lights or lights mounted on the ceiling in the center of the room. Combine with lights in the corner of the room suitable for living room or family room. The desk lamp can also be the right alternative. Should not put too much light, if you want additional light, make a natural. For example by placing a large mirror, which will help to double the light from the lamp.
If you have a sculpture or painting, highlight it by installing the focus light. Want a more luxurious room, use chandelier lights with orange light. No need for lights with antique or vintage models. Adjust to the overall interior design of the house.
The bedroom is the most private area of your home. This is where you and your family rest and relax after a long day of work. Make sure the lamp you are using is not too bright and dazzling. Mood-lighting that can be adjustable (dim, bright, very bright) is perfect for this area. Also install additional lights, such as table lamps that you can turn on when you want a warm or romantic mood in the bedroom.
Bright light is appropriate for the kitchen because this is the area where you have to do the most important housework; cook. You certainly do not want a knife cut finger. The cuisine is too ripe or charred when you bake because of the less obvious vision due to lack of lighting. Choose bright white fluorescent lights. Place the lights under the cabinet to make it easier for you to find cooking utensils.
Just like the kitchen, study or workspace should also have a bright light. In fact, you are advised to put a desk lamp to help vision.