With so many different choices, combinations and situations, it’s tricky to find the right lighting in every space. Different areas of your home have different lighting needs and so you should always assess rooms and environment instead of applying a one size fits all approach.
Let’s take a look at some general lighting rules that will help you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to illuminating your home.
Pendant lights are perfect for creating atmospheric lighting above your dinner table, that you and your guests can huddle under. As a rule of thumb, try to keep your the bottom of your pendant light hanging around 28 – 34 inches above the surface of your table for maximum effect.
This Black Loft Ceiling Pendant Light works perfectly for dining room settings. In either black or white enamel with a polished brass or chrome trim, its eye-catching beauty is enough to get your attention but not so loud that it’s distracting or out of place.
A common error homeowners make is relying on one light for the entire room for every situation. This solution can often leave your room looking too bright or too dark in certain situations; squinting at a book in the living room or feel far too awake when in bed.
The answer? Layer your lighting with multiple sources to adapt to any situation. Combining an overhead light with some other Need a little less light? Turn off side lamp and let your chandelier work its magic. Trying to wind down and relax in the evening? Some gentle lighting from your side lamps might be all you need to do the trick. When lights are distributed evenly you can really get the best results.
If you have the luxury of high ceilings in your living room why not go for a chandelier to make a big statement. Your lighting fixtures should look good as well as create a feeling of relaxation in your home so go for this option to create a centrepiece that will really catch people’s eyes. This Artu Modern Luxury Chandelier is equal parts sleek and stylish, giving off warm filling light and can really add to your decor without you having to crane your neck to get a good look at it.
When it comes to finding the right fixtures for each space, you’ll want to keep in mind the type of room and the materials used. Go for a lamp or light fixture out of convenience and you’re in danger of having your lights look out of place or worse, completely clashing with their environments, throwing your total decor off-balance. Ideally, you should go for a fixture style that matches or complements the furnishings and fittings of the room you’ll be using them in. The bathroom above, for example, uses the Desio Modern Brass Ceiling Pendant Lights which go perfectly with go perfectly polished stainless steel taps and towel rails.
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