5 Brilliant Interior Design Ideas for Modern Homes

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The lighting in your living room or dining room must adapt to space and the activities you will carry out in it. Therefore, when choosing it, it is essential to be clear about what those needs will be and select options that allow it to be practical, comfortable and adjustable for each situation. Another important point when choosing to light is not to forget natural light if you have a window through which it enters.


Remember that lighting is one more element of your living room decoration and one of the most important. A good choice of wall accessories elements can make the difference between a flat or boring room and a spectacular one.


The first step of the lighting project for your living room or dining room is to spend some time identifying what we want to illuminate and how.
It is also essential to decide whether you want to opt for integrated elements that illuminate a minimalist way, such as fixed or adjustable ceilings, down lights or LED strips, or opt for pieces with more prominence in the room, such as Antique Candlestand, for example.

In this process, it must be clear that the options are varied, and there is no one better than another.

  • Illuminate the dining room according to the colours
    The lighting and colours in the room are closely related. The light will influence how the colours of the walls and furniture are perceived, like hanging mirror with leather strip, so it is worth taking this factor into account to achieve the desired effect.
  • Living room lighting in light tones
    If light tones predominate in the room, such as white or earth tones, it can be illuminated both with clear light and warm light since the white walls will keep the colour of the light and the furniture and elements in the rooms unchanged. That is projected.
  • Living room lighting in dark tones
    The same does not happen if dark or intense tones predominate in the room. These colours absorb much more light, bounces less, so the lighting seems to take up less space. In these cases, it is recommended to use sharp lighting, rather than warm lighting, to create a more light feeling. On the other hand, it is not recommended to directly illuminate intense colours such as red, orange or green since it could cause problems of colour contamination in the rest of the room's elements when the light bounces off them.
  • Illuminate the room by zones
    Once you have clear the areas in which you will develop each activity and the elements you want to give more prominence with light, it is time to start making decisions.
  • Relaxation area lighting
    If in your case the sofa is the centre of the living room and you use it both to watch TV, to read or chat when your friends come to visit, the ideal is to opt for general lighting with a ceiling lamp that allows to equalize the contrasts of light and create a cosy atmosphere. Don't be afraid to mix light sources like LEDs or Mosaic product. The combination will prevent the lighting from being flat or dull.
    On the other hand, it is also convenient to illuminate the television to ensure that the light contrast is not vital for the eyes. To compensate for the screen's intensity, you can place a soft light lamp near it or put some LED strips behind the TV, creating an indirect light on the wall by using wall accessories.

The chosen light can be functional, to quickly and easily find the object you are looking for, or simply decorative, to highlight that piece that you like so much within the set. To achieve this, you can opt for spotlights, panels, LED light rails or adjustable wall lights. You can also add a decorative candle with a candle stand holder that does not need a power outlet.