Decorating & Design

November 28, 2019

Follow These 10 Rules For Great Lighting In Your Space

Designer and color expert Janice Lindsay shares her best tips and tricks!

lighting tips Janice LindsayThe most beautiful rooms can be made ugly with bad lighting, and the ugliest rooms can be made beautiful with good lighting. So, as a color designer, it’s heartbreaking to walk into a newly renovated space and know immediately that the lighting is all wrong — expensive, but wrong. It not only looks bad, it feels bad. We are biologically plugged into light, like a lamp into a socket. Light affects our energy levels, our mood, our sense of well-being, and it can make or break all our decor color choices — from walls to art to upholstery. Here are 10 lighting essentials.