Have fun with the lampshade. They’re easier to switch out than an entire light, making the fixture more adaptable to your space. Designer Christopher Grubb chose a playful silk shade to add a punch of color to this dining area.
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Repetition is often used to create a unified space. A spiral chandelier echoes the round table in this dining room designed by Lori Dennis.
Layer your overhead lighting with table lamps on your nightstands for bedtime reading, or install hanging lights or wall lights with swing arms over the tables to free up space for books. Do you have artwork or photographs on one wall of your bedroom? You might consider accent lighting here. Don’t forget reading nooks, dressing areas, master bathrooms and closets. These areas should be part of your overall lighting plan, not afterthoughts.
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Mix old with new. Designer Randy Weinstein adds a vintage touch with industrial hanging lights, but keeps the kitchen updated with custom wood cabinetry and white subway tiles.
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Pendant lights are the perfect addition to any kitchen island. Not only do they provide task lighting, but they also continue the style of the space. Use stainless steel shades for a sleek contemporary look or colorful ones for an eclectic style.
Designer Gail Drury adds pendant lights with yellow glass shades to complement this bright kitchen.
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When developing your bedroom lighting design, first consider the size and ceiling height of your room. Take measurements. Research what types and sizes of light fixtures best fit the size of your room. HGTV Remodels offers dozens of tips and ideas to help you choose the right fixtures to fit both the size of your room and your decorating style.
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Color sets the mood in the bedroom like nothing else. Choose from a wide array of color options for your room’s decor to set a mood that is perfect for you.
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To set the perfect mood for your bedroom while providing adequate light, you need a plan. Just as you plan your color scheme and furnishings it’s important to take into consideration your needs, as well as the features and limitations of your room, when you design your lighting plan.
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Brighten up an unusual space with a colored light. Designer Andreas Charalambous uses changeable LED lighting to shine a blue hue above the kitchen cabinets and on the backsplash.
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Lighting for any room, including the bedroom, is best done in layers. Ambient light (also called general light) serves the same function as natural sunlight, bathing your entire room in light. Accent light highlights visual features you wish to showcase, such as artwork. Task lighting is a more focused type of lighting that makes reading, writing, sewing and other tasks easier.
Look for unique fixtures to draw attention to a favorite furnishing, artwork or area of a room. Designer Vanessa DeLeon uses the Sputnik light from Nuevo Lighting to highlight the piano, while pendant lights light up the kitchen area.
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Next, it’s time to get personal and consider the style of your bedroom. Light fixtures are available in an almost endless range of sizes, styles and prices. Do you prefer traditional styles or more modern touches? Do you like a mix of both? You may decide to install recessed lights, a good choice for ambient lighting in any room; on the other hand, a single flush-mount fixture or chandelier may be more your style. Ceiling fans can provide both light and climate control, and wall sconces, placed high enough on the wall, can offer some ambient light.
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Many designers recommend incorporating several lights of a lower wattage as opposed to one or two bright fixtures. For added flexibility, place your ambient lighting on dimmer switches that you can adjust based on your mood and activities. Softer bulbs can also keep your bedroom light from being unpleasant or glaring.
Take a room from so-so to stunning with dramatic lighting. Designer Tracy Morris adds an extra touch of luxury to an elaborate bathroom with a double chandelier.
The most effective lighting plans incorporate all three types of lights to meet the needs of those using the room. As your build your layers of light, remember that bedroom lighting should create a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere using soft, flattering ambient light while providing bright spots in the places where they are needed.
A fresh coat of white paint freshens up the exposed brick in this attic bedroom, while faux beams add architectural interest and incorporate much-needed lighting. To create a little fireside seating area, a moss loveseat and beige chair are set in the far side of the room.