Living rooms are comfortable spaces in most houses. They are multi-purpose spaces where family members sit together and have family time, arrange gatherings, or just do their routine tasks.
Living rooms or lounges are for leisurely activities like reading, watching movies, or working.
Due to this reason and the versatile nature of living rooms, it is essential that the lighting layout of living rooms should cover all aspects of lighting like general illuminance and accent lighting for decorative, display items, and furniture.
Here are a few ways in which you can make your living room more decorative and beautiful place by using LED chandeliers:
Chandeliers are essentially decorative lights for homes, they have increasingly become an essential part of interior decor in our postmodern world due to their versatile design features they can add substance to any place they are installed in.
For general lighting
For general lighting patterns these decorative light fixtures play a major role if the room is spacious enough, the choice of the fixture is dependent on the color of the room and furniture placement. Considering the hues and color of floorboards help in picking up the light color which enhances the room’s outlook. In rooms with high ceilings, the chandelier sizing is according to the height and width of the room and are mainly placed in the center of the room for the radial spread of light across the room.
As a Lighting Accessory
As an accessory, its main purpose is accent lighting and highlighting. It is usually positioned in the center of the room so it becomes the highlight of the room and serves as an added layer of light. For this purpose, there are various design options available such as vintage, wood, glass, iron, and metal chandeliers with exquisite bulb holders in all sizes.
There are several ways to include the fixture as decor pieces such as
Match the furniture
If the selected furniture type is more centered toward eccentric material then iron rod chandeliers and glass chandeliers are good as they are timeless. Whereas if the furniture layout is more vintage, look for more natural materials like distressed wood chandeliers or crystal lamp type with iron rods suit the layout best. Because these light fixtures can be a major focal piece, be sure to keep wood and crystal chandeliers dust free so the dirt doesn’t distract from the “wow” factor that these lights can give off.
Placement of the chandelier
It is not necessary to place the chandelier in the center, traditionally they have always been suited to be placed in the center but depending on the size of the room one or two chandeliers can be installed at a certain distance from each other for equal distribution of light. It is important to note the dimension of the room and the chandelier must cover at least 1/3rd of the space in order to fill the place with light if the ceiling height is above normal.
Choosing the Lamp type
Previously the lamps employed for chandeliers are usually CFL or halogen lamps as they are brighter. But now LEDs are widely preferred because of their durability, efficiency, and adjustable lighting options.
LED chandeliers can amplify the dramatic lighting effect of chandeliers as they have more lumen output, adjustable correlated color temperature, high CRI which allow the lamps to produce enhanced light.
The correlated color temperature falls in the range of 2500k to 6000K which is a warm yellow to cool white light and high CRI gives original colors.
LED chandeliers are one of the most pivotal light fixtures in decorative lighting, embracing the traditional aspects of lighting with modern and unique features that retain the link between cultural aspects. The reason why LEDs enhance the overlay of a room is due to their adjustability and adds beauty to the living room design as it is a functional yet relaxing space for the family members to spend time together or just carry out their routine tasks. Installing them not just helps create an aesthetic outlook but also helps save electricity costs as LEDs do not consume much energy, require little to no maintenance, and produce more light.
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