Lights can give a whole new dimension and look to your house setting and make it look ravishing and outstanding. Now what kind of lighting should be used for a certain room is important to know. Once you sort out the functionality of the lights in the certain room your task of choosing the kind of light becomes way easier and less difficult to manage.
If lighting up the entire room is concerned then go for a general lighting for the whole house. Background lights or ambient lights are also a great way to enhance the ambience of the room. Chandeliers and lamps in different places depending on where and how you want the light to fall and what kind of effect you want to create is a very important thing.
However if you need to put up some lights for certain purposes like stitching or reading then task lighting is the way to go. Lighting should be done keeping these factors in mind and considering it while the light set up is being done. Task lighting helps to light up a certain place or to give sufficient light for a certain purpose so that there is no strain on the eyes while working and no unnecessary headaches. Fluorescent bulbs and white light is the best option as tungsten bulbs may be too harsh and too warm considering the task to be done. Lighting fixtures should be done such that the glare is avoided. This messes with the head creating headaches too.
But whatever you do, ensure that your home is flux with natural light all through the day. Not only it gives the home a radiant ambience and saves on your energy bills, but living in natural light also keeps you feel closer to nature.