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Set the mood with the right light

Now that the days are shorter, it’s the perfect time to set a welcoming mood with the right lighting. Whether you hang a pendant lamp or set a table lamp in the window, your home will look and feel instantly warmer and cosier.

In a living room, a mix of pendant, floor and table lamps and a sofa with colourful cushions help set a warm, cosy mood.
In a living room, a mix of pendant, floor and table lamps and a sofa with colourful cushions help set a warm, cosy mood.
In a living room, a mix of ceiling, pendant, floor and table lamps help create a warm and cosy mood.

Lamps for every occasion

Every room needs a good mix of lighting. Sometimes we need a ceiling lamp for cleaning, for example. Other times we need directed lighting from a work lamp for when we’re reading. And then there are those times when we need mood lighting of a pendant or table lamp to help a room look and feel cosier and warmer.

The right light for reading

Planning on spending the afternoon lounging on the sofa and reading a good book? Make sure you have the right light. Directed light that’s cool and bright is best for working and reading since it mimics daylight and helps you feel more alert.

In a cosy living room, a woman takes a nap on a sofa. A table lamp set in the window provides warm light.

Not just for tables

Did you know that placing a table lamp in your window can help brighten your mood and chase away autumn darkness? Go for a warm white light bulb to set a cosy mood that’s perfect for doing a crossword or napping on the sofa.

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