5 Ways to Provide Lighting for Your
types of lighting for bedroom
|Dimmed lights allow you to set up light intensity
The primary intended purpose of a bedroom is sleeping. However, the usage of these
premises has moved far beyond its intended usage. A modern bedroom is a dressing room, a library, a workplace, even
a space reserved for exercise. Providing proper lighting is crucial for any type of a room and the bedroom is no
Simplicity is the key, and one way to achieve it is by using a surface-mounted
ceiling light. This type of lighting provides a soft, diffuse light, but, then again, this might not be to your
taste. However, if you’re going for a more complex lighting, you can always use a combination of different types of
lighting and, therefore, lighting your bedroom can be quite affordable and tasteful. Using surface-mounted ceiling
lighting can ensure that your bedroom is properly lightened, which is of great importance when decorating any room in your house.
|Coloured lights and spot lights can create
interesting effects in the
Who doesn’t like dimmers? You can basically set them to any degree of intensity of
your choosing, which is perfect for a bedroom vibe. Even though this is great in romantic terms, there are some
people who aren’t comfortable with sleeping in complete darkness, yet too much light just won’t put them to bed.
Although dimmers aren’t really inexpensive, there are many budget solutions on the market. Additionally, unless you
are planning on working from your bedroom, you won’t need any extra lighting fixtures.
Of course, it’s true that downlights shouldn’t be placed everywhere – but it’s the
same case with any type of lighting whatsoever. This type of lighting is perfect for rooms, which contain a central
object that should be in focus, such as a dining room table near your kitchen and the bed in your
bedroom. Led downlights for example,
are a great choice for any type of a bedroom, as they pretty much provide spotlight-like type of a focus on the
bed, without splashing too much light onto the walls.
|For something different, ceiling lights add an
extra dimension in your
Imagine this situation: you wake up in the middle of the night - you have to use
the toilet, or maybe you only want a midnight snack – you are still sleepy, and your light switch is on the other
side of the room. You get up, trying to reach it, but in the process you manage to hit your toe against your
nightstand. Wouldn’t it have been easier to equip your bedroom with bedside lighting? So, in order to avoid this
and similar situations, consider getting bedside lights, which can be as simple as table lamps. Of course, you can
be creative, and think of some unusual solutions, but,
bedside lighting is a must-have.
With the toe stubbing in mind, bedside lighting isn’t the only solution. In fact,
if you are looking for a solution that will prevent you from these painful instances, without ever having to think
about turning them on, hiding a soft light under your table, nightstand, bed or skirting is a great way to go! A
neat thing about these is the fact that they are motion-triggered, so your dreary self won’t even have to think
about turning the lights on – as soon as your feet hit the floor, these discreet fixtures will illuminate just
about enough of the way for you and your toe to safely get to your destination.
|If you like things simple and straightforward,
you can still choose modern design lighting for your
Well, we hope that you learned quite a bit about bedrooms. If you thought that
installing a single fixture on your ceiling was the only solution, you are now aware of how misinformed you’ve
been. Now enjoy turning down the lights as you go to sleep.
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Diana Smith is a full time mom of two beautiful girls and a passionate traveler. In
her free time she enjoys writing about home and family, pets and gardening.