The lights you choose for your home can influence the overall mood and feel of each room. Between different fixtures, bulbs, and colors, you might feel overwhelmed with the amount of home lighting to choose from. Here are three types of home lighting to consider when deciding which kind of lights are best for the different rooms in your home.
- Ambient lighting: Ambient lighting, also known as general lighting, offers light for the entire room. Because it affects the whole space, it influences the mood (or ambiance) and can be produced by chandeliers, floor lamps, or fixtures mounted to the ceiling or wall.
- Task lighting: Instead of bringing light to an entire room, task lighting is concentrated to one specific space. Common sources of task lighting include desk lamps or pendant lighting. These light sources make it easy to move and position light to illuminate the area that you’re working at.
- Accent lighting: Similar to task lighting, accent lighting is focused to one specific area. However, accent lighting allows for more creativity and contrast. Instead of bringing attention to an impressive light fixture, accent lighting brings attention to what it is illuminating. This can be accomplished through track lights or downlights.
No matter which kind of home lighting you’re focusing on, you can be creative with the light fixtures and design that you use to bring light to your home. There’s no reason why you should have to be stuck with boring light fixtures that don’t accomplish the vision you have for your room. Call us today at Buckingham Electric Inc. for more information!