LIGHTING IS AN INTEGRAL ASPECT OF DÉCOR THAT ELEVATES A SPACE BY ACCENTUATING ITS TEXTURES AND HIGHLIGHTING KEY ELEMENTS.
- By Bindu Gopal Rao
Lighting is as fundamental as every unique detail of a given space. Great lighting installations change and transform a space; lights can make a room feel comfortable, welcoming, intense or sharp, while the shadows can accentuate the textures and draw attention to small but key spots.
Lighting is perhaps one of the most pivotal design elements across all spaces. It helps in creating an inviting, cozy and productive environment. “Some types of lights that can be used to elevate your spaces include accent lighting that add drama by creating a visual interest; ambient lighting that sets the mood of a space, task lighting that helps you perform specific tasks such as reading and working, and decorative lighting, like an interesting chandelier, in the double height space to add grandeur to your home,” says Rishad Khergamwala, Director, Developments, MAIA Estates. Pritika Singh, Founder, MOHH adds, “Lighting in home décor is equivalent to a masterstroke; the right placement can create an impact, add dimension and depth, highlight the most stunning corners, and give a sense of warmth. A strategic choice of lighting can make any room a visual treat by adding a bit of drama with accent lighting or SPECIAL FEATURE LIGHTING www.architectandinteriorsindia.com | OCTOBER 2021 | ARCHITECT and INTERIORS INDIA creating a cozy, relaxing space with classic lights.”