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Did You Know that Lighting Can Affect Your Mood?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Category: Lighting
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Beautiful Kitchen with Wooden Cabinet and Exotic Lighting DesignIn addition to being home accessories, lights can also be one of the elements to beautify your home decor. Light not only serves as lighting, but also affects the mood of people around it.There are three main types of home lighting; overhead lighting or lights that we usually put on the ceiling, ambient lighting, and task lighting. The following are some interior lighting tips you can consider. You can apply all of the following tips for your home according to your needs.First, choose the best bulb. Bulb designs definitely influence the lighting result. There are many different types of bulb on the market, including fluorescent, incandescent, LED, halogen, and CFL bulbs. Each type of bulb is offering different lighting. For instance,  fluorescent become one of the favorites in the commercial and industrial lighting.

For the home, fluorescent bulbs are widely installed in the kitchen, the garage, and the basement. Meanwhile, incandescent bulbs are often used for overhead lighting. LED and halogen are brighter than incandescent bulbs, and they use less energy. Meanwhile, the CFL is also energy-saving like LED.

Overhead lighting is commonly used in the interior of the house. In addition to overhead lighting, the living room and bedrooms usually use incandescent or CFL bulbs because the light produced is not too bright. LED bulbs are often used in rooms that need bright lighting such as kitchens and bathrooms.

Ambient lighting is known as soft lighting or general lighting. Ambient lighting is also able to affect mood. Use the table and floor lamps to turn the ambient lighting in your home.

Task lighting is intended to illuminate s particular area. It is often used for the kitchen counters where you usually prepare foods and on the desk to help you read books more comfortably. In addition, under-cabinet lighting also belongs to task lighting in which the light provide task lighting for the countertop.

Each type of lighting has its own advantages and disadvantages. To affect the mood, you can transform a room look brighter by adding some lights. For a softer light setting, you can use a lamp which light is softer. This softer light helps you create a relaxing atmosphere in the home.

Image credit: liquidleds.com.au 

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