In what concerns lighting fixtures, there are many types you can choose, inclusively, if you need accent light. Take a look at this overview of the types of fixtures available and tips on how they can satisfy your lighting and decor needs.
Among them, there are: ceiling, chandeliers, pendants, recessed, wall, outdoor, desk, floor & table lamps and track.
Mounted directly to the ceiling, it has a glass, brass or plastic shade concealing the light bulb. Ceiling fixtures are used to decorate homes for years, often providing all the ambient light in a room. Close to ceiling, they are extremely practical in areas of high activity such as kitchens, baths, laundry rooms, playrooms and dens. Ceiling lights include close to ceiling lights, mini pendants, chandeliers and recessed lighting. Ceiling light Atomic from DelightFULL is ideal for a bedding room.
Installed above the ceiling, this type of lighting is used as focal point light. It has an opening that is in contact with the ceiling. A recessed light requires at least 6 inches of clearance above the ceiling. Recessed lighting sends a band of light in one direction; it can be used to provide ambient, task or accent lighting to highlight decor details. Recessed fixtures are available with insulation (IC) or without insulation (non-IC).
Usually suspended from the ceiling, track lighting is nothing more than a linear cable containing several heads that can be positioned anywhere along a track. The direction of the heads can be adjustable. Track lighting is used for task or accent lighting. In the picture, it is featured George Kovacs lightrail bronze track lighting.
Suspended from the ceiling, a pendant light directs its light down, typically over a table or a counter. A pendant is decisive for a decor room style . Modern pendant lightings can provide ambient or task lighting.
Suspended from the ceiling, chandeliers direct their light over a table. They can bright up the decorative style of a room by adding light and a majestic ambiance to a bedroom or living room. Often seen in dining rooms, kitchens, hallways and entrances, chandeliers provide ambient lighting. In the image above, you’re able to see a chandelier projected by Philippe Starck for Baccarat.
Mounted directly to the wall, sconces can direct light upwards or downwards. Their shades can add a stylish touch to a room and they can be used indoor or outdoor, as Coltrane wall lamp. Wall sconces provide ambient or task lighting.
Desk, Floor & Table Lamps
These lamps are often used as task lights, usually for reading, but can also provide ambient light. Conceived in a wide range of sizes, desk, floor and table lamps are extremely functional sources of light in a room. Most lamps direct light downward, with the exception of a torchiere, which is a floor lamp that directs its light upward. Go for Cole floor lamp, ideal for your daily reading.