Interior / July 1, 2018 /
Beyond basic decor, lighting is important for creating a desirable atmosphere. Cold weather typically brings shorter daylight hours. Lack of natural light causes a variety of strains, so prevent problems with accent lighting. Kerosene and oil lamps, spicy scented candles, and fireplaces are ideal for creating ambience and improving a room.
Natural lighting through windows has a very calming and peaceful effect on our moods and emotions whereas a lack of light and even poor artificial lighting can trigger depression. To improve your mood, maximize as much natural light from the sun as possible. If you have a room that does not allow for much natural light, if any, try using light fixtures with softer light bulbs to help. Or, use mirrors strategically to help reflect the natural light around the room.