Let There Be Light!
When we are decorating our homes, lighting can sometimes be an after thought. Most of the time, standard overhead lighting is already in place in the ceiling, so we really don’t make much of an effort to change it.
However, decorative light can be its own artistic focal point. Using lamps and unique lighting can bring a fresh vibe to any room. The placement of a decorative floor lamp or an overhead fixture can draw eyes to an accent piece, giving the room a new, modern look with very little effort. Whether it be shiny bronze, artisan wood or sleek glass, there is sure to be a style to fit your home.
Lighting can transform rooms, creating different atmospheres and even, by visual trickery, changing the dimensions of a space.
Once you’ve learnt to play with the options, there’s no limit to the effects you can enjoy, but with such a huge array of lighting on offer, the right choice for your home may not always be glaringly obvious.
Here, experts reveal their illuminating advice on ‘seeing the light’, and the top trends for 2016…