Every room in the home should be layered with a mix of ambient light and specialty fixtures to complement natural daylight. Not only does proper lighting make everyday tasks easier, but the right light in the right places improves room functionality, beautifies the space, improves the probability of a home sale, and can even alter human moods.
There are some simple lighting principles that are easy to master. Here are some tips on how to do it right:
Basic Lighting Principles
Designers and Builders usually identify three types of lighting:
- Ambient: The overall lighting usually activated by flipping a switch upon entering a room.
- Task Lighting: Fixtures designed for a specific purpose include vanity lights in a bathroom or