“Shift Interiors believes that interior design is more than just looking good, it is feeling good too.”

Lighting is a main aspect of interior design as it enhances the aesthetic appeal and creates the mood and ambiance of a living space. Fixtures that illuminate a room creates a safe and comfortable environment besides adding style to the interior décor. Light is the main element that gives the room a special look and transforms it into a unified combination of functionality and style. Besides playing a functional role, it creates a visually dynamic space. Lighting can make or break the ambiance of a room. Proper lighting is an important element of decorating your homes.

Accents that reflect light in the sleek, white space include wood, concrete, and marble that also continue throughout the rest of the home.

Every house deserves a clean, modern space and an open-air concept to nurture their family’s growth.

Without suitable lighting interior architecture cannot be experienced to the fullest. Good lighting assures a warm, inviting and functional atmosphere in your home. selection of proper lighting is the key element in interior design as it enhances everything in a room – from the furniture, flooring, fittings to the finishes and textures. Creative use of lighting can in fact overdo your decorating project. Implement different types of lighting to make your home a beautiful showcase. The light fittings and lamps chosen to compliment the style and décor of the room have a potential to give life to the space. Yes, selection of the right lighting can help you achieve a perfect balance between style, comfort and practicality in creating aesthetically beautiful yet functional interiors.

When talking about light, we think to be electrical light that pops on mind. Improving the use of natural light, however, is also important, both in terms of practicality and to be able to feel the serenity of the space.

Where artificial light is concerned, there are of course a number of different types.  Accent light, for example, can be extremely effective when used to display paintings or to highlight plants or objects d’art, although the angle of the lighting clearly needs to be just right to achieve the very best effect.

Yes, proper light helps in adding elegance, sophistication and style to your home or office interiors.

Sliding doors is a good idea to let the light flow in the kitchen.

A wall of sliding doors creates an easy flow between indoors and out and radiates natural light into the kitchen too add a spacious feel .

The light and airy feel complement the modern lighting in the kitchen, pendant lights in glass, add to the mostly monochromatic gathering space

Avoid these Lighting Slips for a brighter house.

  • Living with the same Light Source.

Flawless light can be elusive, and a single statement fixture simply will not suffice.

Do not rely on the same lighting level or source in one place. Layering it at different heights will bring higher energy. “Recessed lighting can be mixed in floors, table lamps and ceilings to create horizontal beams of light as opposed to a total luminosity from central light fixtures dropping from ceiling.

Dim some lights while keeping others brighter creates the perfect ambiance in a snap.

One way to do this is simply by making sure the same amount of light comes from the sides of the room as the top of the room

  • Lighting shouldn’t wash down on you.

“There’s nothing worse than a stage glimmer lights overheads you inside your house or bedrooms. Using dimmers with ambient lighting in every room, gives you control over light levels. Warm ‘pools’ of light draw people in and create intimacy

  • Too many fixtures turn your ceiling into Swiss cheese!

“Use recessed lighting evenly and don’t go too bright. Be careful of where you place that kind of lighting. “Limit overhead can lighting to functional areas such as bathrooms and laundry rooms — the light is too harsh and flat for your living areas.

  • Your closet needs attention, too.

Pantries, closets, and storage rooms are typically the darkest areas in any home. Lighting can make a master bedroom closet feel more upscale with the addition of puck lights or incandescent can lights among closet organization systems.

Most notably the absence of overhead light inside closets. Light allows for easier color distinction, it helps to distinguish this pair of black trousers, from that pair of black trousers! In addition, matching of your wardrobe, provides even distribution of light along the length of the closet rod, and creates brightness at the ends of each hanger and the garments on either side. You’re regularly working with matching colors and textures while getting dressed each morning, so having good light is a requirement.” If your closet is on an exterior wall, consider adding a window to bring in natural light.

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