Achieve Great Interior Lighting
The tool that is often overlooked and neglected is lighting. A good lighting is the tool that transforms a house or an apartment into a home and the very thing that allows the owner’s personality to shine through. All of the meticulously researched and placed interior design details will be lost, and their impact will be diminished. That is why a good lighting is an imperative in every interior design scheme.
Before we start discussing the top tips for achieving a great interior lighting, we should state that there are such things as too much of a good thing, which means that you need to narrow down your lighting options to your ambient lighting needs. Every room in the house needs a different lighting, and you can get a sense of this notion by being irritated by an overly or slightly illuminated room.
- Bedroom lighting tips: The bedroom is the room in which you start and end the day. A proper lighting will enable you to get up and start preparing for the day without waking the person that sleeps next to you in the bed. In order to support the relaxed ambience in the bedroom, the lighting needs to be dimmed, with the added option for a supplemental lighting. This supplement comes in the form of nightstand lamp, which will enable you and your partner to enjoy your bedtime activity without risking to be agitated by the lack of proper lighting or aroused by the overly illuminated bedroom;
- Living room lighting tips: The living room lighting should match the décor of the room itself. This means that the lighting should accentuate the wall decors and the central piece of the interior. The perfect balance that you need to strike is to include a few lighting options that will enable you to enjoy the things you love or need to do (reading, working on a computer, playing an instrument) without sacrificing to lose the ambience that evokes relaxing sensations (by including one central and the overly illuminating option);
- Bathroom: One common mistake that you have to avoid making is placing a lighting directly over the bathroom mirror or relying only on a one central lighting option. The best way to make the most out of the bathroom lighting is to place two vertical lights next to the edges of the mirror’s rim. This way you will get undisturbed and direct lighting. Plus, the central option should include light diminish preference.