Here are the best ways to improve indoor lighting

The daytime natural lighting, as well as the industrial night lighting that carries endless designs, has a great impact on the interior decoration, because the importance of lighting, whatever its type, is not limited to its functional characteristics, but the lighting is one of the tributaries of the aesthetic composition of the decor.

And the interior designer, Basant Bahaa El-Din, explains how to improve the lighting of the interior spaces, using tricks that are not related to the excessive distribution of industrial lighting units, according to (Ms.

Tips for enhancing natural lighting in indoor spaces

To design a brighter space, whether day or night, the interior designer, Sant Bahaa El Din, calls attention to the following:

mirrors: Mirrors are important elements in improving lighting in the interior space, knowing that installing mirrors near light sources (windows, for example) doubles their quantity, as well as the ability of mirrors to represent the size and depth of the space.

Mirrors come in many shapes and types, including: mirrors that take the form of geometric shapes or those decorated with metal or wooden frames, without neglecting the mirrors that contain backlight units that enhance the attractiveness of the decor.

In this context, the engineer asks to decorate walls with mirrors, either in the dining room or in the lounge area, specifically where the TV screen is, behind the bed, and even in the kitchen. No need for mirrors in bathrooms.

the glass: The engineer calls for the use of glass in the design of the doors, which doubles the amount of lighting in the rooms, while avoiding blocking the windows with any furniture.

Colours: Calm colours, especially white, beige and light grey, help make the interior more light; White, for example, impresses the interior spaces with spaciousness, and it is considered one of the most reflective colors of sunlight, even if the amount of natural lighting in the space is limited to keep the boredom away from the interior space, immersed in whiteness, decorations and decorations are added to the walls.

As for the home owner who prefers gray over white, it is correct to choose light gray while taking care to minimize the details to highlight the beauty and luxury of the color. Beige, in turn, belongs to the classic neutral colors, which in this context fits with brown or sugar furniture. Avoid exaggerating the details and dark colors when designing ceilings.

Furniture: Choosing a light color for the material of furniture decorated with cushions in other suitable colors leads to the interior spaces becoming more comfortable and larger, and it is preferable to use transparent furniture; Instead of wooden tables, for example, tables designed from transparent “acrylic” or glass, referring to the possibility of using dark colors, but in very simple proportions.

The size of the furniture has a significant impact on how the lighting is distributed in the spaces in this framework. It is advised to stay away from exaggeration, knowing that the shades of the large furniture are many, making the residents feel uncomfortable .

Curtains: It is recommended to use curtains woven from light material, in white or beige in contrast. Curtains made from thick material absorb light. In addition, the size of the curtain is important; In addition to the way it is closed, it is preferable to place the curtain at a higher level than the window and increase its size to improve the natural lighting.

Tips for the selection and distribution of lighting elements:

A study is drawn up for the distribution of industrial lighting units, with the decorator or lighting consultant, taking into account each design, in terms of space and its function, without neglecting the role of lighting in adding an aesthetic touch.

It is worth noting that lighting is one of the most controlling tools to brighten the decor spaces, when the proper distribution of its units and the achievement of harmony between them and other decorative elements, or on the contrary, the lighting can hide the attractiveness of the decor. .

Here’s a quick guide on how to choose and distribute lighting units:

Lounge: The aforementioned room contains a series of types of lighting, including: ceiling, floor and side lighting, in a way that allows the practice of various activities in the area known for a lot of movement due to the meeting of the people of the house in it.

dining room: The largest amount of lighting is projected on the dining table, through several units, and the lighting is distributed as in the dressing area, referring to the lighting in the bedroom which is bright and quiet.

Kitchen: A balance must be achieved between direct and indirect lighting, because workplaces require direct, vertical lighting, while in other places indirect lighting is preferred.

the toilet: The bathroom needs bright lighting, which makes headlights the perfect choice, as well as side mirror lights.

lanes: The corridors are very dependent on the lighting which creates an expansion in the space, so as not to hinder the movement between the rooms, while a balance is made between the lighting of the corridors and other lighting distributions in the house.

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