A well-lit living room requires a combination of accent ambient and task lighting. In this living room, recessed fixtures cast general lighting, wall-mounted lights case artwork and an adjustable floor lamp provides light for reading.
Light layers ought to be placed to bounce illumination throughout an area and eliminate shadows. In this living room, a burnished metal chandelier supplies visual interest and complete light. Twin sconces mirror and define the area around the hearth and supply gentle accent lighting. A scrolling floor lamp offers job lighting for the seating area.