An illustrated diagram of a living room featuring a fireplace and mangle, two windows, and two easy chairs facing each other. "Light for knowing" labels a light fixture against the wall. "Light for story" labels the light pointed at a picture. "Light for changing" labels a light switch. "Light for doing" labels a lamp by a chair. "Light for feeling" labels the fire in the fireplace and a lamp on the mantle.

Living with Light

If you’re looking to review the layers of light and apply them to your living room, my article on (link below) would be a good place to start.  In addition to my oh-so-nifty sketch, you’ll find photographic examples of each layer from multiple projects in multiple styles.  Enjoy!

How to Light Your Living Room

Light Can Help You