Good lighting is one of the biggest differences between a beautiful, bright and elegant home, and a dark and dreary one.
The right lighting can take a room from dark and dingy to cosy and welcoming with the flick of a switch. Even if you have styled a room beautifully, if it’s badly lit or is overly bright (like the lighting you might find in a hospital or at the dentist’s), then it’s a wasted effort. And if you don’t have the time or the budget to completely redecorate a room, just choosing the right lighting can have a massive impact. Lighting is also essential in terms of creating the mood and ambiance of a living space, so getting it right from the start is vital.
Here at Safe n Sound, lighting specialists Sydney, we can help you customise a lighting plan for your home. We know how to illuminate spaces in a way that creates an inviting ambiance.
There are three basic types of home lighting;
- General illumination
- Specific task lighting
- Accent lighting
Each has a specific reason for being, and rooms usually don’t feel complete until there is at least one example of each type of lighting installed.
For instance, in most rooms you want some sort of general lighting to come on as you open the door and turn on the switch. It might be light from a simple recessed can or ceiling-mount fixture in a small bathroom or in a large closet. One the other hand, in some rooms you might want that “first impression light” to be from a unique pendant.
Then there is the light necessary to make each room usable for specific tasks. Task lighting for a kitchen must shed proper light in the right places — over the sink or on a chopping block. Task lighting is important for a child’s play area or at an office desk, or applying makeup. Finally, there are the accents: decorative lamps, night lights, wall sconces to light a hallway, and dining table chandeliers.
Some of 2020’s accent lighting trends include fixtures made of natural materials such as wood or hessian are all the rage at the moment. These lights not only look and feel cosy, but they can also easily go with all kinds of interior styles.
Basket or wicker pendants have also been extremely popular. They are versatile and can work with any home decor. They are ideal for beach houses, but are equally perfect for your home’s dining room, kitchen, or over a kitchen island.
Safe N Sound Electrical, lighting specialist Sydney, provides a range of electrical and lighting services for homeowners/business owners that are wanting to ensure they have the best possible lighting solutions., We can’t wait to transform your home with the perfect lighting design. Contact our team of certified electricians for a consultation and assessment of your requirements so we can arrive at a fully customised solution for your lighting design needs.