Lighting can make a big difference in the interior design of your home and good lighting enhances better visibility as well as providing better security and a sense of comfort in the family. LM. The more detail you can confirm before embarking on a lighting scheme, the better the lighting will be. Good quality energy efficient lighting, such as LED, that you might actually want to use in your home is expensive compared to standard compact fluorescent.
When lighting a single object or work of art, use a directional source, such as a PAR (parabolic aluminized reflector) or BR (bulged reflector) lamp in a track, or an adjustable recessed fixture, such as an eyeball.” Position the fixture so the light strikes the wall at a 30-degree angle from the vertical.
Among factors to be considered are age, hobbies and personal interests such as the use of electronic equipment, videos, exercise equipment, art collections, family photos or anything else in the home which may result in the need for special lighting considerations.
Indoors, this would be a basic lamp on a table or floor, or a fixture on the ceiling Outdoors, general lighting for a parking lot may be as low as 10-20 lux (1-2 footcandles) since pedestrians and motorists already used to the dark will need little light for crossing the area.
Ambient lighting takes many forms, including: ceiling-mounted or recessed fixtures that direct light downwards; wall sconces or floor-lamp torchieres that wash the walls with light; cove, soffit and valance lighting that bounces light off ceilings and walls.