A Lesson in Lighting: The 3 Types, Defined
Achieve your ideal lighting by layering these three common types. Think about whether you use the space for work or entertaining, then begin.
Ceiling lights. Floor lamps. Any fixture meant to evenly illuminate an entire space. Usually directed downward.
Over a reading chair, at a desk, under cabinets in the kitchen – function-based and intended to target a specific spot.
Purely for show and aesthetics. Think wall lights highlighting a painting, outdoor spotlights on a house or tree, or a stylish lamp used for decorative purposes.
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