Posted on Jul 21, 2009 | Comments 0
Many people when decorating the interiors of their home tend to leave lighting as a mere finishing touch yet the clever use of the large variety of light sources can create a wonderful atmosphere and also make a room that will suit every mood. [Lighting Techniques]
Every room has a different requirement although by using certain consistent features a more fluid look throughout the house will be the result.
In a bathroom, lighting should be strong and practical, yet relaxing and for the latter candles are all you need while soaking in a long hot bath.
Most modern kitchens are not only a place to work, which requires specific task lighting but also where friends and family gather to socialize, meaning a system of lights that can be altered to suit the occasion. Most kitchen cabinets incorporate lighting in their design so make sure you include it during installation.
A popular feature in European kitchens is a chic chandelier which makes for a quirky talking point. There are other rooms that would benefit from a touch of grandeur, for example a hall or a luxurious bedroom. There are modern versions as well as antiques which can be very expensive.
For the workroom or home office, the proper lighting is essential and it is worth taking the time to see what the different types are available. Technology changes as well as fashion and investing in an efficient system will be beneficial for your health in terms of your eyesight.
These days much of the lighting in stores is very innovative and the days of strip lighting and an old lamp stand are well and truly gone, embrace the new and appreciate its advantages.
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