The importance of lighting in space

Did you know that light is a decisive factor in our motivation and ability to concentrate? It is true! In the case of interior spaces (or, in this case, residences) it is also very important to take into consideration the age range of the residents, because the visual acuity eventually decreases with age. On average, an elderly person needs four times more light than a young person.

Good choice and distribution of light can enhance a space, making it more welcoming and enjoyable for every environment. Lighting can be technical, punctual or merely decorative, depending on the ultimate goal.

Types of light and their influence

When I thought of renovating the living room, I decided to do some research on the types of light that could influence the space to decorate.

General lighting
This type of lighting can be indirect or punctual. It is made using chandeliers, lamps and spotlights and depends a lot on the environment you want to create: more scenic or more minimalist.

Indirect lighting

If you choose this type of lighting, it will spread the light to the ceiling or walls, giving the space a more subtle and discreet look.

Spot lighting
Punctual light creates spaces with calmer focuses of interest. The use of yellow lamps is highly recommended, as is the use of dimmers to control density.