Lighting Buying Guide

How the lamps should be configured to play the effect of lighting and decorating the space

Whether it is natural lighting or deliberately created light atmosphere, a correct and good lighting can not only make people feel good, but also has the influence of enhancing the overall spatial design texture, and even define the living room, dining room, study and other areas. However, in the face of so many different types of lighting fixtures, in the end, how to configure, in order to achieve uniform illumination and decorative effect of space?

  1. Use lighting to create visual focal points

In an open layout public space, you should avoid choosing lights of the same size, so that the vision will be broken up and difficult to focus on specific objects.

Let's say, in the living room, dining room and other large areas, it is recommended to choose a larger size or more eye-catching chandelier. For smaller rooms, areas or corners, you may wish to consider floor lamps and wall lamps and other styles, through the lines of these lamps itself to enhance the visual level of space.

  1. Remember to configure the light source to the entrance channel

The entrance is an important area to create a first impression, so the installation of lamps here can not be sloppy. Generally speaking, regardless of the size of the passageway or space, you can't go wrong with ceiling lights or semi-ceiling lights. But if you have an arched doorway, choose a unique chandelier to make the entrance look more lively; if the doorway into the interior of the walkway is long and narrow, choose floor lamps, wall lamps, or in the foyer table set a delicate table lamp, can help to create a soothing and cozy atmosphere.

  1. Create a good sense of light in the living room

Including family members gatherings, entertaining guests, enjoy audio-visual entertainment, etc., the living room in most people's homes have shouldered a very multiple tasks. Because it is mainly used as a leisure, the brightness needs usually do not have to be too high, but should take into account the size of the space and functionality to configure. For example, in addition to the main lighting fixtures, the table next to the sofa a few tables placed lamps to assist is very good, but sometimes the use of pendant lamps or a large standing lamp for the living room can bring the finishing touch!

  1. Layered lighting to take into account the demand for illumination and the sense of space

For optimal lighting, the space should contain three sources of light: general/general lighting (ceiling lamp or chandelier), area-specific task lighting ( desk, work area), and accent lighting (wall sconces, standing lamps, recessed lights, etc.). Layered lighting created using these three light sources can bring a bright, cozy, warm feeling to a space, as well as a decorative effect. However, sometimes it is not necessary to use all three at the same time, most home environments to "general lighting + accent lighting" to do the configuration, usually can have the ideal lighting texture!

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