Cleverly Placing a Corbett Pendant Light

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Cleverly Placing a Corbett Pendant Light


When it comes to lighting a room, one can go overboard – too much or too little light changes how the space looks fairly dramatically and can be uncomfortable for those inside. Using different kinds of lights with finesse becomes an art of sorts, highlighting and enhancing the aesthetic strengths of a room and fine lighting pieces with bold and modern designs draws the eyes as well as the light they produce, guiding viewers to where the designer wants them to look. With award-winning brands like Corbett’s pendant lights or chandeliers, as an example, one can change the focal point in a room drastically.


Choosing the right type of fixtures for any given room depends on the intended use of light, A chandelier, for example, will look and feel different in a kitchen than it would in an entryway or bedroom, and pendant lights may be used as ambient sources for one room and accent lighting in another, all depending on the mood one wishes to set and what needs have to be met for the room to serve its purpose.


Think Like an Artist


When choosing where to put your lighting fixtures and which fixtures you want to use, you need to think like an artist, with the room as your canvas. The lighting will appropriately determine what is highlighted in the room. Taking a Corbett pendant light as an example, when placed in a bedroom, pendant lights tend to draw the eye less to themselves and more to that which they illuminate, which makes them effective sources of accent lighting. When looking at a bedroom, a good central focal point is often the bed. The bed is the "core” of the bedroom, and a tidy bed makes for a surprisingly handsome centrepiece. A pendant light or two over a bed, one to each side, highlight the bed nicely, and the lights themselves serve as an extra decoration that does not steal focus, but rather adds to the "scene” that is being laid out. Pendant lights used in this way serve a practical purpose as well, working nicely as reading lights, to give just one example, potentially saving space that would otherwise be used on a lamp to serve the same purpose.


Don’t Go In Blind


Lighting is complicated. Different sources make shadows act differently. One can go overboard with too many lights or end up without enough to properly illuminate a space. Look for tips online, in magazines or from professionals, and make sure that you are educated in your decisions. Knowing your bulbs is a good idea as well, as the yellowish light of an incandescent bulb will make the room look different than the white of fluorescents or the more brilliant, slightly bluish light of LED bulbs.


Keeping in mind careful placement and some general rules of thumb, you can do a lot more with light than you may expect. Professionals can change the entire appearance of a space by moving light sources, and while not everyone has that talent, with the correct knowledge, one can do justice to award winning products such as Corbett Pendant lights, even without years of experience in interior design.