Almost every house has lights. It feels, even has become a common need of many people. Not just being a means of lighting, in the hands of the right people – lights are also an important element to boost the aesthetic value of housing; as well as an impact on the psychological inhabitants. However, good lighting can create a warm atmosphere; which at the same time – has an impact on the comfort and improvement of the mood of its inhabitants.
How to maximize the function of a lamp in space ultimately depends on many things. This can be in the form of lighting techniques, material selection and lamp quality, to placement / position in a room. The process of selecting lights itself is a process that cannot be underestimated. So, how do I choose the right lamp?
Each color of the lamp, can create its own impression and feel. Well, as a guide, here are three colors of lights that are commonly used in Indonesian homes.
1. Yellow. Use it at the entrance, living room, family room, and bathroom. The reason, yellow light can stimulate its inhabitants to move. The stronger the yellow color, the more attractive the mood is based on the angle of human psychology.
2. White. Use white to bring a cheerful impression to the family room, living room, or even the workspace. As for having to remember, white light that is too bright risks blinding the eyes. Well, the solution, try to compensate with milky white lights in the room.
3. Bluish white. Bluish-white lights are proven to be able to make people relax and get sleepy quickly. Therefore, for good quality sleep – you can use this type of sleep lamp in the family room or even the bedroom.
Select the Color of the Lamp according to the Space Function
Is a reception area; the place where guests first set foot. Therefore, to add an impression and “welcome guests” properly, the arrangement of the lights on the foyer must also be beautiful.
It is recommended to use downlight or uplight lighting. Aside from making the foyer look brighter, the placement also creates a “warm” impression to anyone who visits.
2. Living Room
Make sure you place attractive design lights in the living room. The reason is, that’s where “outsiders” will be entertained and accepted – before entering your residence. You can apply general lighting as the main lighting; then vary with accent lighting at a certain point – as well as halogen spot lights that lead / tucked in between the ceiling.
3. Family Room
Create a warmer living room atmosphere by choosing the right lights. Because, that’s where every activity of the householder will be done. Of course, to support all these objectives, it is advisable to choose a comfortable lamp to accommodate all the activities there .
You can apply general lighting as the main lighting. The rest, try using indirect lighting – with a hidden position between the wall and ceiling. As you also may know a creativity-for example by applying the simple planting bulbs. In this way, the light produced by the lamp will be evenly distributed, as well as causing dramatic effects.
Although not used all the time, in fact, the bathroom is an important space in your home. Therefore, support all activities there – by choosing the right lights.
To ensure your safety and comfort, the bathroom must have even lighting. However, the lamp must be placed in a part that is able to reach all areas in the bathroom. Now, for the decorative elements themselves, you can place lights on the side of the mirror or even add kinetic lighting – in the form of decorative candles in many places.
5. Dining Room
Similar to the family room, this is where all family members will gather and talk. Well, the warmth of the chat with this family will certainly increase , if you have the right lights in the dining room.
By using a hanging lamp, you can increase your focus on dining tables and chairs. In addition, do not forget to apply general lighting as the main light that will accommodate all activities in space.
We all know, the kitchen is closely related to cooking activities. Similar small laboratory, that is where you can be creative and make the dishes nan delicious for the occupants of the house. Now, this activity will certainly be much more fun – if you have the right lights.
To support this one function, you can use bright white lights that are not blinding. Besides being able to illuminate the space, this type of lamp is also able to reduce the risk of injury due to cooking activities. As for adding to the aesthetic value of space, it is recommended to install indirect light at the bottom of the cabinet, or even a storage cabinet.
Those are some things that you should pay attention to in creating a comfortable residence through the selection of lights. One small note, it’s good to take into account the amount of the budget that you have to spend; for example by choosing energy saving lamps (LED lights), or even dividing them based on the function of space and needs.