February 26, 2024

Lilia Sultaire

Artistic Spaces

How To Make A Room Look Bigger With Good Lighting

Introduction

Whether you’re trying to sell your home or just want to make it feel more spacious, good lighting is one of the best ways to do so.

Lighting can have a huge impact on how a room looks and feels. It can make an apartment seem bigger by making ceilings look higher, or smaller by making them appear lower. It can also help hide clutter by directing your eye away from messes, or highlight interesting features like artwork or plants that add interest and color. The right lighting will make your space feel open and airy; the wrong kinds might give it a closed-off feeling instead.

Heighten the ceiling

The first thing you should do is to heighten your ceiling. The higher the ceiling, the bigger it will make your room look. So, if you have an extra tall room with a high ceiling and want to make it look even bigger, try painting some interesting patterns on the walls or adding some art work. You can also add some chandeliers or pendant lights at different heights in the room so that they don’t all blend together into one big blob of light hanging from above.

Another way to create an illusion of space is by using mirrors strategically around a room that has low ceilings; this creates an optical illusion which makes everything appear taller than it really is!

Use reflective surfaces

Using reflective surfaces is one of the easiest ways to make a room look bigger. Mirrors and other reflective materials reflect light, which creates an illusion of space and can even create interesting effects where you don’t expect it.

A mirror can be used as a focal point for your room, or you can use it to reflect natural light from another source (such as sunlight coming through windows). Mirrors are great at making small spaces feel larger because they increase the amount of light bouncing around in the room–so if you have an awkward corner where not much sunlight gets into your living space, try hanging up some mirrors there!

Hang lights high

The first step is to make sure the lights are hung high enough. If they’re too low, they will cast shadows on the ceiling and walls, making it look smaller.

Secondly, make sure that the light fixtures are not too close to where you will be sitting or standing. You don’t want glare from a bulb shining directly into your eyes!

Thirdly (and this may sound obvious), but keep in mind that hanging lights high makes them less hot than ones closer to the ground–and therefore less noisy when turned on or off!

Add interest at floor level

Add interest at floor level.

If the room you’re trying to make look bigger is on the small side and has little in the way of furniture, use mirrors or rugs to create visual interest at floor level. Mirrors will reflect light and make it appear as though there’s more space than there actually is (and rugs will soften hard edges). Rugs also help define areas of a room–you can use them as dividers between seating areas or add them under sofas for extra comfort and style. If you want to add plants but don’t have much space, consider using artificial versions instead; they’ll still give off oxygen while adding color and texture too! Finally, artwork can be an excellent way of creating focal points in your home without taking up valuable wall space–just make sure it’s not too big!

A room will look larger if it is well lit.

If you’re looking to make a room look bigger, lighting is one of the best ways to do it. Lighting can make a room look larger and brighter by illuminating the space with an even glow. A well-lit room will give the appearance of being larger than it actually is.

A poorly lit room will have shadows that obscure detail in furniture and decor items, making them harder to see clearly. This makes rooms appear smaller than they actually are because there are no defined edges or boundaries between objects in your field of vision–they blend together into one big blob of darkness (and therefore appear smaller).

Conclusion

There are many ways to make a room look bigger. The key is to use light in a way that makes it seem like it’s coming from a higher source. This can be done by hanging lights high up on the ceiling or adding reflective surfaces like mirrors or windows that bounce light back into the room. You can also create interest at floor level by using patterned rugs or furniture arrangements with contrasting colors or patterns