Well hello there! I would consider this post more of a PSA (public service announcement). I love sharing easy design & decorating tips for people to implement in their homes, so here's one about lighting.
Lighting is so important for many reasons including: reading, walking, hobbies, and safety. It affects your mood and circadian rhythms. And did you know that your need for light changes as you age? That's why it's always good to reassess your room and make sure the lighting suits your needs.
So here are a few types of lighting to consider when you are evaluating the lighting in your home:
1- Ambient lighting
This is the rooms overall brightness coming from a main light source. This can be achieved from several floor & table lamps, overhead lighting, or any combination of them.
DON'T DO THIS:
One single table lamp in the corner
YES - DO THIS!
Layers of lighting from the chandelier and table lamps throughout the room
2- Task lighting
This is very important for being able to see things you are working on, without