What Type of Lighting Is Good for Displays?


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Recessed lighting, track lighting and dimmers are popular types of lighting to display home decor. Use chandeliers, floor lamps, table lamps, down-lights and pendant lights to highlight the living space. Avoid fluorescent lighting, as it leads to fatigued eyes and makes everything look off color.

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Use a combination of table lamps and floor lamps in the living room to showcase objects such as a plant, artwork or a unique chair. For the dining room, use a chandelier or a pendant above the dining table to highlight it, and use indirect lighting such as table lamps for the rest of the room. Focus on overhead lighting on a dimmer with pendants and under-cabinet lighting in the kitchen. Use recessed or track lights in the bedroom angled away from the bed. AN ideal choice for bathrooms is overhead and side lighting.

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