Day: March 25, 2020

Design tricks to brighten up a dark room

March 23, 2020 | 6:57 PM

by Courtesy of Articlecity

Living in a space where most of the rooms are dark and gloomy can be depressing. Luckily, there are some design tricks that can make almost any space look brighter.

1. Start with lighting

Okay, this tip seems far too obvious, but interior designers note that many times, people simply aren’t optimising their lighting. Sometimes, easy adjustments can make a big difference. Changes you can make include using higher wattage lightbulbs, keeping your glass lights dust-free, and switching out your recessed lightbulbs for LED versions. Not only are LED lights brighter, but they’ll also save energy and lower your power bill.

In your kitchen or bathroom, you can also add recessed lighting under cabinets to create a warm light that will give the room a cosy feel. Edison bulbs also add extra light while creating an interesting effect that gives

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The Top 10 Tired Interior Design Trends to Ditch in 2018

Figuring out what makes for good design is an admittedly subjective exercise: Ask a dozen experts their thoughts on, say, why faux Mid-Century Modern is still popular in American interior design long after “Mad Men” has left us, and you’ll likely get a dozen different opinions.

Nevertheless, some home design trends manage to rise to mass acceptance. Thanks to unstoppable forces like HGTV and Pinterest—which might be single-handedly responsible for the misguided installation of thousands of sliding barn doors over the past few years—these trends tend to take on a life of their own.

And sometimes they just won’t die, even when they absolutely should.

Which are the worst offenders that need to go in 2018? We’ve chatted with experts from coast to coast to get their consensus on the top interior design trends we won’t miss in the new year.

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Living room Recessed lighting layout

The family has a tendency to spend a long time and do a lot of activities in
the living room, for that a good lighting
Design should be considered to make a comfortable living room.

Living Room Recessed Lighting Layout

In modern living rooms, lighting plan with
recessed lights are highly recommended, because of their ability to light
the room from above and create a clean and
modern look, their parts hide
within the ceiling except the trim, you can look for fixtures
that have trim that matches your decor in both color and shape.

In fact, with a good recessed lighting
layout
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Living Room General Recessed

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