There are several methods of lighting that are used for a room according to the rooms uses. Lighting in a room can polish up the look and feel. It is also an addition to the interior design of a room. However, an important consideration before lighting should be the intended outlook of a room.
The following are some of the methods used for lighting a room or a property.
Ceiling dome lights
These are the types of lighting that are slightly hanging on ceilings. They are mostly used in rooms that are slightly low. A translucent dome produces a soft glow while a glass dome with facet cuts produces an interesting pattern across the room.
This is the type of lighting which sees hanging of bulbs directly from bulb holders. Today there are good looking bulbs with filaments and no shade that are purposely meant for beauty.
These is a way of lighting that has a large light box attached on the ceiling or in line with the ceiling. The source of lighting could be made up of several florescent tubes with a translucent case which are fixed or mounted from ceilings. It is appropriate for general lighting.
Ceiling recessed downlight
These are sources of lighting that are engraved into the ceilings. The lower surface of the light source is horizontally on line on the ceilings surface.
Ceiling pendant light
This is the lighting method where a single light bulb on a wire with a shade hanging from a ceiling. The solid shade hanging from the ceiling prevents the light from shinning on the surface of the ceiling. This lighting best suits an over a desk lighting or over a dining rooms table. The solid may be translucent whish will see a distribution of light in the whole room.
Wall mounted lights
This type of lighting is also called the sconces. The light source is either engraved on the wall or vertically on the walls. This lighting increases the level of light in the room and not the lighting for decoration.
This is the type of lighting where the source of lighting is placed on the floor or near the floor. Upwards wall lights are used to highlight the architectural features such as pillars. However, this type of lighting highlights every piece of dirt and dust along the beam of light.
This is the type of lighting that is applied on open or glass covered shelves. The source of light is place in a position to either produce a downward or upward light for a shelf. It is mostly used to show off objects available on the shelves.
In conclusion, the appropriate type of lighting for a room should be determined by the purpose of a room, the intended room’s outlook as well as the level and source of natural light. The lighting type should further complement the furniture and the interior design of a room.