Monday, April 12th, 2010

by Littman Bros Lighting

Great lighting can turn an ordinary home, into an extraordinary home. When planning your lighting, look at the activities that take place in each room, the ambiance you want to create and the decorative items you want to emphasize.

By combining different types of lighting fixtures that reflect your taste and lifestyle, you can add drama to a room, make a small room look more open and a large room appear more intimate.

There are three types of lighting that work together to illuminate your home:

  • General lighting
  • Task lighting
  • Accent lighting

General lighting replaces daylight. It provides an area with overall brightness for a variety of activities including entertaining, watching television, working on hobbies and bookkeeping. It can be accomplished with chandeliers, ceiling flush mounts, wall sconces, recessed lighting, track lighting and with outdoor wall lanterns positioned properly outside your home. Continue Reading Basic Types of Lighting