How to Choose the Right Lighting for Your Home

It is mandatory for the ambiance of the house we are living in to be pleasant. Factors like lightning, sounds –whether they are from the interior or just from the exterior of the house- ,  interior home decorations as well as the atmosphere from the house are the main factors which determine whether in a house there is a pleasant ambiance or not.

From the above presented details, maybe the most important factor is the lightning. It has been reported that people who aren’t enjoying of enough light are unhappy and have problems with their eyes. Therefore, in order to prevent these nasty consequences, how can you choose the right lightning for your home?

The main rule related to lightning tells us that our eyes are in need of natural sun light, and therefore, it is recommended to all the people to assure that they have in their house as much natural light as they can get. This will prevent the people form getting unhappy – due to the fact that  it is known the fact that the lack of light can cause depressions- as well as it will preventing them from getting eye problems.

Choosing the right lightning for your home should also depend of the purpose of the rooms. For example, kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms and study rooms should be strong lighted while bedrooms and halls should be less illuminated, as it is no need for powerful lights in these parts of the house.

As concerning the types of the lights, they should depend directly of the preferences of the owner. Though, bold colors for the light supports should be avoided, unless the whole room is decorated with the same color. Otherwise, as the color of the light support isn’t the dominant color, it won’t fit too well in the landscape of the room.

The lightning should also be concordant with the style of the room. This means that if the room/house is decorated in a retro way, modern light supports and lightning installations won’t fit at all, especially if they take a lot of space. This will ruin the aspect of the house, as everybody will notice that something is wrong in the rooms where lightning isn’t concordant with the rest of the decorations.

Of course, the above principles can be adapted a little bit in order to find a middle way. Though, for these actions, in order to not ruin completely the aspect of the house, we strongly advise our clients to go for the services of an interior designer.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on June 10th, 2010

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