Modern Home Lighting Ideas

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To create a modern and also warm home, lighting is necessary as enough and right lighting can brighten any rooms in your house. Since yesterday, I have recommended some lighting ideas for the living room, and this article is also about how to use lighting to decorate home in modern style. Here are some lighting ideas I haven’t mentioned yesterday and sincerely hoped that you could get your ideas of your own house.

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Create layers of light. Light layers should be placed to bounce illumination throughout a room and eliminate shadows from corners. In this living room, a burnished metal chandelier supplies overall light and visual interest. Twin sconces supply soft accent lighting and define the area around the fireplace and mirror. A scrolling floor lamp is also modern home decor and useful lighting which can offer task lighting for the seating area.

modern home decor

Sconces are lighting fixtures that attach to the wall rather than the ceiling. They might be equipped with shades or with glass diffusers to soften their light, as they’re often installed at or near eye level. In living rooms, sconces are often installed in pairs, typically over the mantelpiece or o both sides of the fireplace. There they help define the room’s focal point, and provide accent lighting that complements firelight when a low light level is appropriate.

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Track lighting has many virtues: it can act as a floor light, spotlight and an accent light. fitted with enough track light fixtures, a track lighting system can also serve as a room’s overall illumination system. Track lighting is flexible, allowing you to change the location and direction of the individual fixtures to suit any room arrangement.

track light

track light

Paper lanterns can provide a mobile-like effect that is equally attractive whether the bulbs are on or off. For instance, globe-shape paper lanterns are inexpensive and unobtrusive, and they cast a soft, even, omnidirectional light that’s both pleasing and effective. Such lamps are available in wide variety of sizes and can use either standard incandescent or compact florescent bulbs.

modern home decor

modern home decor

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