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Creating decoratively lit spaces

Living rooms are the focal point of Filipino homes. It's where you relax after a long workday, and where the family gathers to share bonding moments and entertain guests. A well-lit living room creates balance and a pleasant atmosphere. From using good energy-saving LED light bulbs to installing sophisticated, decorative lighting, here are some living room lighting ideas to inspire you.

GRIMHULT sofa in a dramatically lit living room decorated with plants and flowers and various lamps.
GRIMHULT sofa in a dramatically lit living room decorated with plants and flowers and various lamps.

The right lamps for the right mood

When it comes to living room lighting design, match the most appropriate type of lamp to the mood you're going for. A work lamp with cool and directed light is best for reading and writing, while a pendant lamp is perfect for lounging on the sofa.

Create a living room to love
Create a living room to love

Control the ambience with smart lighting

Dimmable lights are slowly becoming popular as decorative lighting options in the Philippines. They’re a simple yet effective way to change the atmosphere of your living room. At the turn of a switch, you can turn your living room from energized to relaxed or from cool and calm to bright and vibrant.

Learn smart design on a budget
Learn smart design on a budget

Back to basics with LED light bulbs

Small, long-lasting, and energy-saving, LED light bulbs to offer both style and function for your living room lighting design. LED strips can guide night-time hall dwellers, grouping LED lamps to achieve a decorative lighting effect and LED tea lights to offer the charm of fire-proof, flickering flames.

See living room essentials
See living room essentials

Brighten it up with lighting chains

Easy to use as decorative lighting, lighting chains can highlight different areas of the space and illuminate your displays. One of the more unique living room lighting ideas, they can easily transform the ambiance of your home and brighten up forgotten corners.

Make safety a priority with night lights

Want a subtle and warm glow for your living room while everyone's asleep? Night lights are great lighting ideas for a living room that prioritizes safety, even during snooze time. Install them on walls or along the hallways to guide those in the hunt for a midnight snack.

A good night’s sleep for everyone
A good night’s sleep for everyone

Put your kids in the spotlight

With the right decorative lighting, you can make your living room an inspiring space for children to grow and play. From a unique hanging pendant to a dramatic floor lamp, there are plenty of living room lighting ideas to brighten up your child's life.

Create fun zones for kids
Create fun zones for kids