Thursday, March 18th, 2010
by Littman Bros Lighting
When determining your lighting plan for a living room or family room, you need to think about the kind of activities that take place there on a daily basis. For entertaining and watching television, general lighting is needed. You’ll want task lighting for reading and accent lighting to highlight art and architectural features.
Dimmers are ideal because they allow you to design the lighting to suit each mood and activity. Fireplaces made of brick or stone can be emphasized with recessed down lights installed in the ceiling over the mantle. Wall sconces on each side of the fireplace are a nice addition that draws attention to the fireplace area, while providing general lighting for the living room. Continue Reading Lighting a Living Room & Family Room