With daylight hours lessening, now is the time to bring light into the home so we can get through those gloomy winter nights. It’s important not to underestimate how much the lack of daylight may affect you – it can easily throw off your body clock without you even noticing, especially if you live in a small home where space is at a premium.
Here’s our easy-to-follow guide on what to pick for the living room, dining room and the bedroom…
The living room can be a place for many things. One minute it’s where you relax and unwind, the next minute it’s where you work for the day, or where your family gathers to play games. The lighting you choose has to serve different purposes – from day to night.
Table lamps are great for some serious home working during the day, and for creating intimate vibes at night. Clean and contemporary designs also go a long way as they are versatile enough to suit any styles without being overpowering.
Just like the living room, the dining room has become another multifunctional space since lockdown. Whatever you pick has to work for different functions; from enjoying everyday meals and kids doing their homework, to entertaining your besties at the weekend.
table lamp are ideal for forming a centrepiece above the dining table. And if you have a long table, try multiples of the same table lamp along its length, but remember – don’t Place the table lamp more than three.
Alternatively, if your room has another piece of furniture like a sideboard, then dress it with a table lamp to create just the right tone for a romantic dinner for two, or happy hour with friends on a Friday night.
For those with a small bedroom, table lights are a better option, with the latter also providing a simple focal point over the bed.