Ambient lighting, if used correctly, can illuminate the entire room, it can convey warmth and intimacy or create the ideal environment for hosting and entertaining. Whether you’re settling down after a long day at the office or preparing for a formal dinner with family and friends, here are 3 tips to help you select the best types of ambient lighting no matter what the intended purpose is.
1. Wall Sconces: Wall sconces are excellent for hallways and for adding a dramatic effect to a smaller space such as a study or den. They can be traditional, contemporary or European. Earth tones and amber can add a pleasant effect when combined with softer palates.