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Illuminate Your Space: The Vital Role of Lighting in Interior Design

Lighting plays a crucial role in interior design, not only in terms of functionality but also aesthetics. Here’s why the KOZY team thinks lighting is an essential investment in your home.


  1. Functionality: Lighting serves a practical purpose by providing illumination in the home. Well-placed lighting ensures that our day to day activities can be carried out effectively and comfortably.

  2.  Ambiance: Lighting influences the mood and atmosphere of a room. Different types of lighting fixtures and bulbs can create varying levels of brightness and warmth, allowing you to tailor the ambiance in your home to suit your mood and how you want a room to feel. For example, soft, warm lighting may be used in a bedroom to create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere, while bright, cool lighting may be more suitable for a workspace to promote alertness and productivity.

  3. Emphasising Design Details: Lighting can be used to draw attention to specific architectural features, artwork, or decorative elements within a space. By strategically placing lighting near such features, or using light to illuminate the features specifically g can enhance the visual appeal of these elements and contribute to the overall aesthetic of the room.

  4. Spatial Perception: Lighting design can influence how we perceive the size, shape, and layout of a room. Strategic placement of lighting fixtures can help to define different areas within a space and create visual interest, making rooms feel more dynamic and engaging. We suggest adding floor lamps in dark corners, adding wall lamps to empty walls, and playing with the height and size of pendant lighting.


Lighting is a fundamental element of interior design that goes beyond mere functionality to enhance the aesthetic appeal and ambiance of a space. By understanding the principles of lighting design and incorporating appropriate lighting solutions, designers can transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary environments.

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