lighting tips & strategies ►
think paint is the easiest way to transform a room? it actually might be lighting
type 01. ambient light
the overall light level in the room — it can strongly influence the mood
ambient light examples
SETTING THE MOOD: a brightly lit space is positive and upbeat and a darker space feels more intimate and romantic.
► overhead light fixtures ► can / recessed lights
type 02. task lighting
lighting in certain areas to help people perform certain tasks
task lighting examples
► a floor lamp by your fave chair for reading
► pendants over the island for food prep / serving, etc.
► a desk lamp for working
type 03. mood lighting
accents of light in a space that don’t really have a purpose except to add a dramatic touch and set the vibe.
mood lighting examples
► artwork sconce ► floor lighting like lanterns