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The Importance of Lighting in Decoration

Lighting in a house changes the style of each room and our mood in it since it makes it easier to comprehend the size of the room. The position and type of lighting constitute major aspects of interior design and its selection is done based on color choices, the size of the room, the availability of natural light and the selection of furniture. When all these are combined together and the proper lighting is achieved, then the room will have a perfect combination of functionality and style.

Especially in cases where natural light is not available in areas such as your living room or it is but you don’t want it, a space where you spend most of your time, then lighting is very important towards having a functional and comforting space.

Color management: how to do proper steps

The use of proper lighting can add or remove from the overall coloring of a room or from these surfaces where lighting is intended to highlight and enhance. Darker colors make the room seem smaller and restricted while light-colored walls achieve the exact opposite. The illusion of space is defined by the light reflected on the wall surfaces. Certain types of lighting enhance this illusion further by lighting the walls perimetrically. Also, directed lighting can make the wall’s coloring smoother.

We also have the option lighting to come from recesses, something that has as a result lighting to be directed towards floors and not walls. This is the exact opposite from the result provided by lighting outfits that are hanging from the center of the room, a solution that offers comprehensive lighting to the room. In both cases, we can influence whether the space surfaces will appear light-colored or darker.


An important role of lighting in an interior environment is functionality. Lighting can serve one purpose and not just waste electricity. Chandeliers and hanging lighting outfits are not only used in big and open spaces and rooms due to their central position, but also because they provide ample light in the room. Wall sconces add length and size to a space visually, especially when positioned in a living room.

You can examine the style and type of lighting you desire and make sure that you will achieve the maximum possible light direction in this room. Another thing you should be checking before applying artificial lighting in a room is the specific tasks you will be doing in that space. Lighting destined for an office and other work areas or a kitchen is completely different from spaces such as your living room where you might need more relaxing and calm lighting or an entryway where you might want a piece of bold custom light art. There is a number of services available online that you can investigate if you desire to change the lighting in your room. One of these services is Lights4Fun and you can find all about Lights4Fun on their website.


Natural and artificial lighting both help in the illusion of a room. For a more dark room, you can always search for ways to bring as much natural light as possible inside the room. If this is not possible, you can always opt for artificial lighting. If a room, such as a living room, does not possesses enough light, you will feed suffocated in it. This is always deteriorated if we have enough furniture in it such as coffee tables, main table, couches, chairs and others.

Floor lighting, wall sconces and central lighting outfits will help you light a room if natural lighting is not enough and will contribute towards creating a visually bigger space.