Living room lamp: how to choose it well?

 Tips and bright ideas for choosing the right lamp and lighting for your living room.

Dentist's office style lighting in the living room may be a bit cold when it's time for a drink. To help you choose the right salon lamp, let's take stock of the types of lighting fixtures to choose from, the trends and associations that work to brighten up your living room.

Living room lamp: how to choose it well?

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1. Light on the living room fixtures 2. Different types of light fixtures for the living room 3. Choosing a lamp for the living room: a question of style 4. Living room lighting: spotlight on trends! 5. The golden rule: mix lighting fixtures in the living room!


1. Lighting up the living room lighting fixtures

Table lamp ? Reading lamp ? Hanging lamp ? Wall lamps ? Not always easy to see through the plethora of options available on the market. To clearly distinguish between the different types of lighting to be favoured in the living room, it is important to understand the manufacturers' jargon and the effects specific to each type of luminaire. The models are then complementary and will help you achieve the desired ambiance in your room.


2. The different types of lighting fixtures for the living room

The ceiling light: fixed as close as possible to the ceiling, the ceiling light has the advantage of illuminating large surfaces.

Suspension: the champion of main lighting, the suspension disperses the light more or less uniformly depending on the height at which it is placed in the living room.

Floor lamp: unbeatable in mood lighting effects, the floor lamp is a floor lamp that brings warmth and conviviality to the living room.

Table lamp or reading lamp: master in the art of soft and subdued effects, the table lamp diffuses a targeted lighting that complements the living room lighting with softness.

The wall lamp: with its directed lighting, the wall lamp is a unique way to set the mood of the living room.

The spotlights: fixed or directional, the spotlights, recessed in the wall or the ceiling, diffuse a uniform and effective light.


Choosing a lamp for the living room: a question of style

The time of granny's rococo chandelier is long gone! Hanging lamps, floor lamps, wall lamps and living room lamps now flirt with the most fashionable decoration styles of the moment. The impact on the visual rendering is such that the living room lights should be seen not as simple light sources but as decorative objects in their own right.


Living room lighting: spotlight on trends

Industrial living room lamps: dark metal, angular shapes and graphic design: the 'indus' living room lamp is ideal for lofts, workshops and bric à brac.

Scandinavian living room lamps: organic materials, articulated design and clean lines are used to great effect in Nordic and contemporary living rooms.

Minimalist living room lamps: with their sober and pure silhouettes, minimalist living room lamps adapt to all decoration styles.

Baroque living room lamps: the baroque trend is defined by candelabra-style lighting that mixes curved lines and ornamental details without complex.

Country living room lamps: vintage fabric lampshades, indirect lighting and timeless silhouettes accentuate the warmth of the country style, be it chic or rustic.

Nature living room lamps: nature lamps feature organic materials such as rattan, bamboo, wood or paper.


The golden rule: mix lighting fixtures in the living room!

The living room is the heart of the house. It's where you receive your friends, where you rest, where you read... So many reasons to ensure visual and aesthetic comfort for every occasion. The golden rule for choosing the right lamps for your living room? Mix and balance lighting sources. A few examples :

A hanging lamp above the dining table to savor the pleasure of an enlightened dinner with friends.

A reading lamp, placed in a corner of the living room, to snuggle up in your favorite cosy armchair, lit by a soft and diffused light.

A garland of light along a forgotten corner to avoid shadows. It's up to you to compose your own luminous setting!


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