Living rooms require three types of lighting: ambient, task and accent. Ambient light provides a room with overall illumination, task lighting directs light to certain work zones, and accent lights highlight specific objects. But within those basic requirements are tons options. Whether you want something fun like this room from Jonathan Adler, or something more subdued, there’s a virtually endless supply of living room lighting ideas for every style of the room.
A mix of different types of lighting, placed at different points in the room, is essential for creating a proper living room lighting scheme. While the first thing you tend to see in this room in London’s Cheyenne Terrace is the central statement fixture, there are also three table lamps, one-floor lamp, five pot lights, and an accent light in the ceiling on the window side of the room. They all combine to create a layered and robust lighting scheme, free of shadows.
The living room is a cozy place for relaxation for the whole family. This multipurpose space is used for watching TV, taking a nap, eating, reading or socializing with family and friends. For those reasons when you design your living room, you should think of it as the hub of your domestic life. When it comes to fixed lighting, you should not exaggerate by placing it, because one day you might decide to change the arrangement of the furniture, so it will no longer be fully functional. Here are some useful tips for you, hopefully, to use it.
Eyeball lights. Much like the can light, eyeball lights are recessed into the ceiling, but the interior has a swivel mechanism that allows it to move like an eyeball. This lighting is great for casting light directly onto objects such as artwork or mantel displays. Design tip: Eyeball lights are best on a dimmer, so you can control the amount of light spread.
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