Living Room Lighting

In a space where you watch TV, read books, play games and entertain guests, lighting is important in both the function and look of the room.

The three priorities for Living Room Lighting are to deliver overall brightness through general lighting functionality with task lighting, and provide a visually appealing space with accent lighting. In order to accomplish this task, you should incorporate these three layers of lighting into your space.

You may need one or several types of light fixtures in a room, depending on the layout, size, aesthetic and space available. Here is a checklist of lighting types to consider for a properly lit living room:


Provides lighting for everyday activities

Focused illumination for specific areas such as a spot to reading.

Highlights a specific area creating a focal point or to set a mood

1. Recessed Lighting

Close-to-Ceiling Lighting   (Flushmounts & Semi-Flushmounts)

2. Dimmer, Controls & Wall Plates

3. Track & Monorail Lighting

Directional Spotlights

Dimmer, Controls & Wall Plates

Wall Scones

Chandelier & Pendants (Bowl, Drum, Mini, and Multi-Light)

4. Picture & Display Lights

5. Table Lamp

6. Floor Lamps

Dimmer, Controls & Wall Plates