One of the easiest - but often overlooked - ways to create a room’s ambience is through lighting. It’s essential to first consider the purpose of the room: Will it be a home office, where you may want good lighting for reading, or will it be a bedroom, where you would like the option of having different degrees of light in the room? Once that has been determined, you have to make the difficult decision of which style of lighting fixtures you would like to have. If you are unsure, a safe route would be to keep it in the style and proportion of the furniture, such as a table below it. If you’re attracted to several different styles, print out photos of them and hold the photos up to the ceiling or on the table where it will be placed. The lighting category has seen a resurgence in chandeliers, as many homeowners want to add touches of romance and elegance to their rooms, and chandeliers are jewelry for the home.
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