How to light your dining room
You need to concentrate the lighting on the table, which is the key point of this room. One or more ceiling lamps pointing towards the table is ideal. A cold light is preferable.
There is no problem in supplementing with auxiliary lamps and even intensity regulators.
How to light your kitchen
Light in the kitchen is essential, given that it is a work area. In this case, there are many who prefer a colder light to see clearly.
You can combine overhead lights on areas such as a breakfast table, whilst lighting up areas where you will carry out most activities (e.g. a worktop) in a more isolated manner. This way, you will avoid annoying shadows.
Don't forget that you can also illuminate your furniture from the inside: you certainly want to see the bottom of your pantry in detail.
Mistakes to avoid when lighting your home
- Not providing the necessary lighting points: if you are going to reform your house, make a forecast of where to place sockets or plugs.
- Insufficient lighting: whether due to a lack of light points or because the elements in the room generate shadows, poor lighting can become a problem. Working with light is essential, for example, in the kitchen, to prevent accidents.
- Over-illumination: if the lack of light has negative consequences, the opposite is also not recommended. Too much light can be unpleasant, as well as costly.
- Leave out natural light: take advantage of this natural resource, which means considerable savings.
How to light your bedroom
In this case, it is advisable to illuminate with overhead lights. Bedside table lamps or appliqués next to the headboard are very useful. Ideally, they should have an adjustable head and can be directed (an articulated arm), as this allows you to optimise this light according to how you position yourself for reading (sitting, lying down, curled up, etc.).
If you have a desk, dressing table or dressing room, you should also have a spot light.
Warm lights are advised first and foremost to create a relaxing atmosphere.