Frequently Asked Questions About Interior Lighting
Why is Lighting so Important in Interior Design?
Lighting not only works to brighten up any dark space, but it also important to improve the look and feel of any space. Furthermore, you can use lighting to create any specific vibe and atmosphere that you want for your space, whether it’s cozy, relaxing or even a romantic ambient.
In a small spaces, lighting can be used to visually manipulate our eyes to make those space looks a bit more larger and spacious.
Which is the Best, Using One Big Main Light or Several Smaller Lighting?
Just using one big main lighting can make your space appear cold, small and it will also create some shadow effects that usually darken some area of the room. Thus, we highly recommend using several smaller warm lamp to create a welcoming lighting scheme that also will keep the atmosphere friendly.
What is the Difference Between Task Lighting and Ambient Lighting?
Task lighting refer to lighting that is used to facilitate certain task or area, such as reading, dining, or highlight some wall arts. Some kind of lamps that often used as a task lighting are small downlight, pendant light, reading lamp and spotlights.
Meanwhile, ambient lighting is any lighting that used to create particular mood and atmosphere into the entire spaces. When it comes to ambient lighting, you can use wall sconces, lamp table, floor lamp and chandeliers.
How High to Mount Wall Lamp / Wall Sconce?
Wall lamps or wall sconces are best installed where it’s light bulb located at least on our eye level or at around 65 to 70 inches above the floor. Avoid placing it to high as it will look awkward, while installing it too low wouldn’t bring most of it’s benefit into your spaces.
Where to Put Floor Lamp in Living Room?
Here are some best places to put a floor lamp inside your living room :
In the Corner
Most of the time, corner become the part of living room who get the least amount of light, and it will make it look darker compared with any other places. Thus, one of the best place to put your floor lamp in the living room is the corner. Placing floor lamp in the corner also can make it spread a beautiful shade around the corner edges that will make your living room look stylish.
Beside the Couch/Sofa
A living room couch/sofa usually become the place that you will spend most of your time there, so, make this area had sufficient amount of lighting become essentials. And one of the best way to add more lighting to your seating area is by putting a floor lamp beside it.