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Illuminating Ideas

When illuminating your home's interior, you can choose among ambient, accent and task lighting.

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ambient light provides general lighting
Photo 1 of 4There are three choices when it comes to lighting: ambient, accent and task.

Lighting Choices(1 of 4)

When it comes to lighting, you have the following choices:

  • Ambient light provides general lighting.
  • Accent light throws light on a specific point or object.
  • Task lighting illuminates an area used for specific tasks such as cooking or drawing.
    For ambient light in a dining room, you might choose solid crystal chandeliers or a bronze cage over an iron frame with crystal drapings like the one seen here.

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