Use fabric pendant lights over dining room tables and kitchen islands where you want a softer glow for eating and entertaining. Glass shade pendants utilize glass or acrylic to maximize the light output and emit a concentrated light, for specific tasks, like at a desk or work surface.
Lighten the room with partial drama: If you’re not ready to take the full plunge into having your full walls colored with dark finishes, how about opting for a chair rail or wainscot accent with dark color below, and a lighter color above? This combination will bring in the light, but will also retain the dramatic nature that dark colored interiors bring.
While in a living room, opt for a floor lamp next to a couch or favorite reading chair. In bathrooms the lighting at the mirror should be free from shadows and glaring light.
The key to their versatility is utter simplicity.” The geometric trend is a great option if you’re looking to give your space a modern or mid-century vibe.