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BBC – Learning – Art and Design: Learning resources and online courses

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BBC – Homes – Design


Light panels and suspended globes

Our living rooms are now multi-purpose spaces used for everything from watching television and reading to dining, entertaining and hobbies. With a flexible lighting scheme, you can create the illusion of different spaces for different activities, all within one room.

The lounge is where accent lighting really comes into its own: use it to highlight collections of books, glass, pictures, plants, ornaments or just one cherished piece to make a real statement.

Choose tungsten bulbs for a rosy, welcoming glow. Don’t restrict yourself by making your lighting plan too fixed. For example, don’t position recessed downlighters at either end of the sofa or above other items of furniture, as you may want to move it all around at a later date.

With so many products on the market, you can choose your fittings to blend in with your overall scheme, whether you go for the period look, such

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