An essential element of any room, the right lighting can take a design from dark and dingy to cozy and welcoming with the flip of a switch. From fancy chandeliers to practical recessed lighting, the home environment can be influenced with the help of lighting and its positioning. When considering how to update old light fixtures, there are many new ways to use different types of lighting to refresh the look of a home.
A key place to update light fixtures is the kitchen. Lighting is often given little consideration when renovating a kitchen, and it is well-known that this room creates value in a home. Although unassuming and often ubiquitous, adding recessed lighting can level up a kitchen’s lighting design. Recessed lighting may not be the first thing that comes to mind for dining rooms. However, this type of lighting is a great way to customize the lighting and showcase the room’s decor. These are just two of the area where recessed lighting has come into its own. You can also use it in living rooms, bathrooms, areas with low ceilings, and any place where focused lighting is needed.
Pendant lighting has become a decorator’s go-to solution for creating a unique ambiance. They add a special elegance and glow to any area. Sleek designs can be space savers in tight areas and provide focused lighting where needed the most. More elaborate designs can be used as a stunning focal point that adds some glitz to a home’s decor.
Although chandeliers are one of the most traditional types of lighting, they are now being used in non-traditional ways. Bedrooms and entryways have become premier spots for stunning and unique chandeliers.