Dining room is one of part at house that could determine our daily mood. It’s a place that we stop in everyday, at least once a day to eat. Besides, we may invite others for family meeting, formal dining, or maybe do our hobby. That’s why lights for the dining room is an important thing. For introducing, we need to learn three kinds of lighting. General lighting made to illuminate the whole part of dining room, task light made to flashed on the main activity, and indirect light use to added as the decorative accent in the room.
First, we need to decide about what kind of style that we want to bring to our dining room. Every kind of lamps gives the different style and nuances. We can use three optional nuances lights for the dining room. For warm nuances, yellow lamps will create the great ambiance, warm, intimate and elegant. The white brighter lamps will bring a cold and formal nuances. Last, blended of the two kind of nuances. So far, this is the best combination we can apply for our dining room, because it is flexible and available for every occasion.
To hang the lamps upon the table can be more decorative and ‘shoot’ the dining room furnishings and cutlery. Other tips, when we use the warm lighting, it can substitute the utilize of candle on the dining table. And if we use the downlight, the hanging lamps will get the main lighting function in our dining room.
In addition, there are many shapes of lamps that we can apply for our dining room :
- Choose hall / foyer fixtures to get the maximum lighting. Use the house ceiling and chain to hang the lamps.
- Chandelier added the great style and ‘bling-bling’ in the room, especially if we often invite the colleagues and clients to the house.
- If we don’t like too much lights in the dining room, we can use pendants lamp. It usually equipped with the crystal balls to reduce the dazzling lights.
- For addition, portable lamp is one of preference because we can move it easily.
We can operate the dimmer control to change and set the lighting intensity to implied with appropriate nuances and activities. For the daytime, we can maximize the sunlight. So, beside the artificial lighting, we have to learn about the natural lighting for the dining room. To optimize it, we can choose the wide window or use the transparent sector near the dining room. Last tips, is to arrange the dining room style, we need to conform the use of lighting and furnishing. Vary the furnishings, lighting and the lamps that we choose, don’t use the same shape of them because it brings us bored.
Best Lights for the dining room
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