Light - a powerful tool with whichYou can increase (decrease) the space, creating an intimate and an easy atmosphere. Today we'll show you how it should be in the living room, and how to organize it properly.
In the living room a few functions. It is designed for receiving guests, reading, relaxing, watching home theater. There is often a work area and even a gallery. It is important to create in the room a cozy atmosphere, divided into zones. For each of these islands is necessary to provide light.
There are general rules that should be taken into account in the organization of lighting in the living room. We will introduce you to some of them.
1. The main lighting
Big beautiful chandelier in the living room
Chandeliers on the ceiling, contribute to the creationfestive festive atmosphere and maximum scatter light throughout the room. If the ceilings are high, in a large room, multi-tiered chandelier look good. If the room low ceilings, from such options should be abandoned in favor of Fine odnolampovyh models or compact downlights.
Stylish ceiling light
2. Chamber environment
To create an environment chamber using sconces
The intimate atmosphere can be achieved using sconcesand floor lamps. They need to be set and hung in a recreation area (reading) next to a sofa or armchairs. And their size is selected according to the area of the space and the dimensions of the furniture.
Spectacular crystal lamps
Typically, a small living room give a gracefulfurniture, lighting fixtures and therefore, it is necessary to select appropriate. But in spacious rooms allowed larger floor lamps and sconces. If you want to focus on the floor, choose a lamp whose shade directs the light down.
Floor Lamp with directional light to the floor
3. Workplace lighting
In the area of workplace need furthertable lamp. When choosing lamps, lighting fixtures, lamps for different zones, keep a single stylistic performance. So, the interior will look holistically.
Put in the work area a few extra fixtures
4. Spot lights
Ceiling spotlights can serve as additional lighting of individual zones.
Gothic interior with spot lights
5. Additional lights
If in the interior, there are built-in niches,columns, podiums, arches, brick masonry, painting, should emphasize their low-voltage lamps, build them from the bottom of any of these structures. Decorative light in this case can serve for creating a chamber environment. It is also good to use for this purpose the-art facilities (aquariums, lamps irregular shape).
LED lighting in the living room
Additional lighting niches
6. Color and Light
Before you begin to actively equipliving room and additional general light, to determine the color scheme of the room. Light must become a harmonious complement to the interior. For rooms, decorated in warm colors, fit only to warm soft lighting. Active cool the interior would be appropriate shades of blue.
Bright living room
Living room with correct lighting
7. The visual deception
Using decorative light in niches, easy to achieve the effect of an additional window. In addition, this technique helps to enhance the visual space.
Integrated lighting facilitates interior
8. Air Interior
The illusion of airiness help create a top-down or bottom-up light that gently rests on the wall.
Different lighting scenarios in the living room
9. Built-in light
Lighting on the catwalks of works on creationthe effect of a floating ceiling or furniture. Such light will be the dividing line between the zones. Its good to use for security purposes on the floor, for example, to see the stages of the border, if you have a multi-level interior.
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