Tips for choosing the right lamp for every room

Three pendant lights illuminating a wooden table.

The lamp is probably the most neglected but utterly important thing in every room.  The correctly lit room may reflect not only to the room itself, but to the whole appearance of your home. Read on and steal some of the listed ideas below for your own house.

A living room with blue cabinets and white furniture, finding the right lamp for every room is essential.

The focal point in choosing the right lights is to be aware that every room needs a different kind of lamps. You can’t have a table lamp in your bathroom, because you won’t see anything properly, like you can’t have a desk lamp in your kitchen for the same exact reason. That’s why different rooms need different light.

For your living room

A white couch paired with the right lamp in a living room.

Floor and table lamps are very suitable for your living room. That’s because this particular area allows you to experiment with various sizes and forms of light as the living room is the most visited room in the house. Use big floor lamp as your main lightning and place a table lamp or two here and there. Naturally, be careful with the placement of the lamps for you don’t want to block the line of sight between any of your guests.

A living room with beige furniture and a clock on the wall, featuring the right lamp.

For your bedroom

A room with a trunk.

In this room you don’t need some strong and eccentric lights. Choose lamp that will give you enough lightning without overwhelming you. Use smaller floor and bedside lamps for the perfect atmosphere of your own private space.

A bedroom with white walls and a bed featuring the right lamp.

For your kitchen and dining room

A dining room with the right table and chairs for every occasion.

Here you need something that will cover the whole room – hanging lights, chandeliers, even floor lamps. Try to blend in the different lights. Remember: the lamps in your kitchen and dining room can never be the central focus, so choose them carefully.

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For your bathroom

A bathroom with two sinks and two mirrors that are fitted with the right lamp for optimal lighting.

Task lightning, accent lightning and of course ambient light – these all are good decisions for your bathroom. In this room you have to have good lightning near the mirrors – especially for the ladies – and some bright lamp that will lit every corner of the room.

A bathroom with a bathtub and sink.

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