Lighting For Your Home

Warm and inviting light is what makes a house a home. Pairing the right lighting fixtures with wall color, furnishings, and accessories can instantly boost the look and feel of your interior decor. Think of lighting as the jewelry of interior design – ceiling-mounted fixtures are like floating pieces of art that adorn a space; floor lamps brighten and embellish the otherwise dim corners of rooms; elaborate lighting fixtures serve as conversation pieces in central areas like living and dining rooms.
In addition to adding decorative flair to a room, lighting is vital in creating the right ambiance. There are three types of lighting, each serving a different purpose:

  • General:  Also referred to as ambient lighting, general lighting is used to illuminate an area and meant to fill in the lack of light that accent and task lighting provide. General lighting can be used throughout the home in any area.
  • Task:  This type of lighting is meant to be targeted on a specific area to help you complete something. For example, task lighting is most often utilized in kitchens to brighten countertops where food is prepared.
  • Accent:  Also referred to as highlighting, accent lighting is used to draw the eye to a particular part of a room. It’s often used outdoors, but can be used indoors to highlight bookcases or artwork.

When you combine each of these types of lighting, you always have access to the light you need. At Decorating Den Interiors – Cheryl Smith, we specialize in lighting design. Our designers have access to a variety of lighting options, from chandeliers, to flush-mount fixtures, to ceiling fans, and even exterior lights. We’ll show you all of your lighting options and advise you on which will work best, taking into consideration your personal taste and the layout of your home.

No matter what your lighting needs are, Decorating Den Interiors – Cheryl Smith can help.

Contact us today at 973-701-0550 to schedule an in-home consultation today to see how we can light up your life! 

We proudly serve Basking Ridge, Berkeley Heights, Bernardsville, Chatham,  Florham Park, Gillette, Madison, Morris Township, New Providence, Randolph, Summit and surrounding areas!

About the Designer

Cheryl Smith is the Decorating Den Interiors owner servicing Morris and Northern Somerset Counties since 1995. Established in 1969, Decorating Den Interiors is an award-winning decorating firm with approximately 500 owners worldwide.  Cheryl Smith works with clients to provide full-service in-home interior decorating assistance. Cheryl Smith’s passion in interior decoration has led her to provide a top-notch service at a fair price. She works within her client’s budgets and also with their style and preference while they only pay for the products they select. Cheryl has received numerous awards, including First Runner Up, Decorator of the Year, 2007 and the Positive Thinker Award.  If you’re looking for a decorator who is easy to work with, and offers quality work in the Morris and Northern Somerset Counties.

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