When it comes to lighting your home, you want to make sure you get it right. After all, there's more to lighting a room than just plugging in a lamp. Whether you're updating the lighting fixtures in one room, or the whole house, take the time to create the perfect atmosphere. Here are three steps you can take to make the most out of your lighting.
Mix Things Up
When you're choosing the lighting fixtures for your home, don't stick with one size. For instance, just because you've used table lamps, you don't have to avoid floor lamps. In fact, you can change the entire feel of a room by mixing up your use of floor and table lamps. If the room is large enough, try out several different sizes and shapes of lamps. By mixing up your lamps, you can add style, dimension and even creativity to each room in the house.
Consider the Scale
While you're choosing the lighting fixtures for your home, be sure to consider scale. Using large-scale lighting fixtures in a small room can make the space look crowded and uncomfortable. On the flip side, using extremely small lighting fixtures in a large room can make the room look empty. Using the wrong size lighting fixtures in your home can also reduce the effective use of light, making your rooms either too bright or too dim.
One of the great things about using lighting fixtures to accent your room is that you can get as creative as you want. You don't have to stick with one size, style, shape or color. In fact, the more you mx and match styles and shapes, the more unique your room becomes. For the best look, wait to choose your lighting fixtures until you selected the color palette for the room. Once you have your color palette chosen, go and select the lighting fixtures. Choose lamp shades that match or contrast the colors you'll be using throughout the room. Don't forget to add some flair by choosing different styles of fixtures to use throughout the room.
Now that it's time to choose the lighting fixtures for your new home, take some time and get creative. The tips provided here will help you choose the perfect lighting fixtures for each room in your home. For other tips on how to choose the right lighting installation for your home, be sure to speak to your electrician.Share
4 August 2016
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