It is necessary to understand the principles of accent lighting to make the correct choices in order to create the coziness and magic that you are looking for in your home
The great thing about accent lamps and lighting is that they can be used almost anywhere. Accent lighting will assist in bringing special attention to artworks or specific areas of the home. It makes no difference the reasons for adding accent lighting there are several rules or guidelines you should follow to achieve the maximum effect.
The first thing to consider is that it is not wise to use the same type of pattern of lighting throughout the house. Every room or little area has its own personality and requires its own lighting.
For halls, stairways and foyers the best type of accent lighting is the wall scone. This fixture should be located above eye level and the lamp source should also be hidden. It is also important that the scone is designed to be attractive in the daylight as well. The main purpose of accent lighting is to highlight the surrounding area so that the focus of people falls almost entirely on the room area. It is important that the lamp should be attractive and remember that the function of accent lighting is to draw attention to specific objects or the area itself.
When you are using wall mounted accent lighting it is very important to consult a specialist for design ideas as well as the installation of the lighting. Accent lighting may also be used with bookcases, this will help to emphasize the features of the case as well as publications that you want to highlight. A really great idea for this type of lighting would be a low voltage lighting system.
When you are accenting dining room and table areas, the recessed fixtures work really well and will provide the soft accent that you are looking for. If you are looking for lighting brilliance then chandelier lighting would be appropriate. This type of lighting will provide overhead lighting brilliance instead of the low, dim of recessed lamps.
The biggest problem associated with accent lighting is found in the bathroom, especially around the bathroom mirror area. This area should be handled with care, There are many cases where someone makes a selection of accent lighting and then discover that the lighting is either wrong and the bulbs used do not provide the type of lighting you are looking for.
It is important to check with an expert when selecting accent bathroom lighting. This is important even if you choose not to use a consultant or expert anywhere else in the house. Accent lamps have proven to be both functional and effective to improve the feel and look of the house.
Originally posted 2018-02-23 14:23:43.