How to use pendant lights to brighten up your home

The kitchen is probably one of the most important rooms in home. It is a central location for family activities such as cooking, eating, and socializing, as well as place to make a statement about the homeowner's style and eye for design.

 

Pendant lighting in the kitchen

The essential lighting fixture for the kitchen is pendant lighting. Pendant lighting fixtures have the unique ability to save space while also bringing light closer to the surface. Use it above sinks, bars, and kitchen tables.

 

Dining room lighting for special (festive) dinner

How can you impress your guests and make them feel at home with your dining room design. One critical aspect of your design is lighting. It contributes to the overall atmosphere during your dinner - good lighting will create a warm element that allows guests to feel comfortable and homey, exactly the vibe you want.

 

Hanging lights vs. recessed fixtures

The choice of fixture for the table is an important design choice - a hanging decorative element. For a traditional either a chandelier or pendant light can be used; while the chandelier is classic, the pendant light can add a modern twist to your traditional style. When choosing your hanging light, don't be afraid of scale - open airy fixture designs can be larger.

 

How to use pendant lighting

The pendant light, a versatile style of ceiling light, has recently seen a huge increase in popularity. Pendant lights can be placed in all rooms of your house to provide task lighting, ambient lighting, and even decorative lighting. The pendant light is a great choice to add to your next lighting project.

 

Where to use pendant lights

Pendant lights can be used in any room of your home. In the kitchen, they are often used in sets of two or three hanging over the island, providing directed task lighting. Many people also use pendant lights over the dining room table instead of a chandelier. Pendants are also useful as ambient light in the open spaces of your home, such as the foyer or atrium. In these spaces, they add a decorative element, so choose a pendant lamp that is unique and resembles a piece of art.

 

The art of the accent piece

When using a lamp as an accent piece, the point is to accentuate the decor of your room. An accent piece should coordinate with style in terms of materials and colors. An accent piece should also stand out from the rest of the room and offer your guests something to focus their eyes on.

 

Choosing the right bulb

The best light option is LED - efficient, high quality light: no heat, good CRI ( color rendering index), possibility to regulate both color temperature and brightness.

 

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