The Importance of Lighting
In conjunction with room size, color selections, furniture selections, and more, the availability of natural light is a huge factor when it comes to interior design. The lighting in a home or office space can completely change the mood of a room, as well as the size of a room. The right lighting can transform a space and bring all of our design choices together seamlessly. From highlighting certain design features to just creating ambiance, the experts at New Perspective know exactly how to utilize lighting to make your space just right.
The major role of lighting is a combination of functionality and style. Every choice we make with certain lights needs to serve a purpose. Beautiful chandeliers aren’t just there for turning heads and making a statement, they should illuminate the room. We’ll help make the decision on whether your space needs wall lighting to light the way and add length to your hallway or track lighting in your kitchen to highlight specific features. Maybe you’re interested in recessed lighting for subtle illumination or looking for lights built into accessories for that extra special detail. Whatever setting, whatever the function of the room, the experts at New Perspective have the knowledge and experience to enhance the beauty of every space.
Color Makes The Space
Have you ever walked into a room and were immediately blown away with how loud and unsettling the colors were? Or maybe you walked into a room that was too bland and tan, and the overall decor made you sleepy and bored? We’ve all been in spaces where the room was decorated simply with colors that made us immediately comfortable and at ease. A super important part of our jobs here at New Perspective (and a really fun part!) is choosing colors that create just the right effect.
No matter what space you walk into when your eyes catch certain colors and color combinations, you are already interpreting style, mood, and overall comfort level. As designers, we make thoughtful and precise decisions to make sure that every color choice we make improves the space. Color is a powerful design tool that can change whether your home feels more calm and comfortable, or dramatic and striking. Similar to lighting, the right colors can make a tiny room feel larger, or a large space feel more intimate. The right color on the walls can even make the ceilings feel taller. Though there is a lot to consider when thinking about color choices and how to match them with your style and furnishing, we will be right by your side every step of the process. We’ll share our expertise and give you options to choose from so that every piece comes together to create the mood you want and the style you love.
Light Affects Color
Light and color go hand in hand. The lighting choices we make can add or subtract from the overall colors of a room. Darker colors can make a room feel smaller but paired with the right lighting, can be a striking and bold choice that enhances the space. If your home has a lot of natural light, we might have a lot more options to play with color pairings. As professional luxury interior designers, we know that colors in your home look different at certain points in the day. The right type of lighting can enhance the space negatively or positively, which is why we take the time to explore all of the options in your home or workspace. Directional lighting can soften a room, while big open windows can make a room feel too bright, if not paired with the right colors. Every decision we make, from wall color to rug selection, window pairings to light fixtures, is done with the big picture in mind. We constantly consider the goal of your space.
Luckily for you, you don’t have to think about all of the little decisions that come with styling a home. Making decisions about light and color comes with years of experience and education. When you choose to work with us at New Perspective, you know you’re getting experts who aim to please and make your space beautiful and functional.