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The power of indoor lighting – interior design professionals understand it well. It is referred to as the layering of light and it consists of three important proper uses. These being task lighting, ambient lighting and accent lighting. The use of correct lighting is what makes, or breaks, a room ambiance. If the lighting is not placed correctly everything in the room is affected.
Many people enjoy reading in bed at night as a way to unwind and relax at the end of the day. A lamp to read by is an excellent example of task lighting. In this situation, the use of the ceiling light would be too harsh, not to mention potentially disturbing to one's partner should they be attempting to sleep. Popular forms of task lighting in the bedroom include bedside table lamps and swing arm wall lamp. Wall mounted swing arm lights have been used for years by architects and designers on the drafting tables. Even Dentists use large, industrial-style swing arm lights when working on a patient's teeth.
Some of the benefits of a swing arm wall lamp include:
Proper height placement is important when mounting wall mounted lamps. If used in the bedroom then take into consideration the height of the mattress and the height of the person using the lamp. Having an extra person help with this step is useful as they can measure the distance while the person sits in bed. A rule of thumb is that the bottom edge of the lamp be adjusted to about 20 inches above the top of the mattress.
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