LIGHTS UP A new-style lamp incorporates
an arresting profile.
REFLECT THIS Slim
lights inset into a
mirror provide a face-flattering glow. Inside
OVERHEAD LIGHTING? That’s easy;
most homeowners wouldn’t ever
outfit a room without a chandelier,
ceiling fixture, or ceiling fan.
The other two layers—task
and accent—can be trickier, and
sometimes get less attention. But
they are no less important. Task
lighting can be easily achieved with
recessed lighting, sconces, and
Finally, use accent lighting—say,
mini spotlights on a track—to put
the focus on a plant or artwork, or
even just to ofer a softer glow that
pushes out shadows.
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KITCHEN CUES Three layers of light—overhead,
task, and accent—show the diference good
lighting can make. Alexa, Progress Lighting