Stepping beneath the wood archway allows guests to fully appreciate the vaulted ceilings and clear view of the fireplace. Meanwhile, four plush armchairs create a casual spot for drinks and conversation.
If your budget allows, consider a "scene" integration system that allows you to preset, typically, four different lighting levels. (For example, daytime, food preparation, dinner and evening entertaining.) This 3-D wooden square is a great way to jazz up normal recessed lighting and add accent to the ceiling.
Your teen will feel like a princess in this feminine but not overly girly bedroom. Touches like the ruffled curtains -- which conjure thoughts of grand ball dresses -- are special and unique. Since the room has small and low windows, recessed lighting brings additional lightness and brightness to the space. The pale yellow walls are at once soothing and reflective of the morning sun.
A patterned carpet adds a pattern to the solid finishes of this home theater and ties the color of the neutral walls and brown leather seats together. Wall paneling and a tray ceiling add depth and dimension to the design without overpowering the simple, cozy space. A clear path to the large screen is lighted with recessed lighting and shaded wall sconces.
A touch of natural light from basement windows joins the recessed lighting to keep this home gym space bright. A brown stone floor adds depth of color to the room. Decorative touches throughout the space feature red accents to liven up the room without distracting from the intention of the space.
Thick, tufted brown leather armchairs line the riser levels of this home theater for cozy and easy viewing. A patterned carpet ties the deep brown to the neutral wall and ceiling tone. Recessed lighting in the tray ceiling helps to light the space while lamp shade sconces give a more theatrical feel.
Effective lighting transforms this walk-in closet belonging to Khloe Kardashian into a stylish luxury space. Custom hanging rods illuminate every item while recessed ceiling lights feature an automatic, eco-friendly sensor.
The spacious layout of this kitchen includes room for a glass round table, just right for casual gatherings. Three levels of lighting—recessed ceiling lights, mid-level pendants and task lighting under the cabinets—makes an all-around friendly glow.
Neutral wood cabinets, flooring, and bar brings a relaxed rustic touch into this sophisticated, contemporary kitchen. A long bar is paired is paired with metal and wood stools for plenty of seating. Recessed ceiling lights illuminate the bright white space.
Kitchen cabinetry doesn't have to match perfectly. Here, a creamy white island is mixed with stained cherry cabinets. But, the kitchen feels cohesive because the same granite is used to top all the surfaces and the recessed-paneled cabinet doors all match. A combination of recessed ceiling lights and pendant lights accent the natural light from the window behind the sink.
A dark hardwood ceiling makes this guest room cozy and chic. Recessed lighting and light from the large window reflect onto the ceiling for a dramatic effect. The furnishings are attractive yet simple to keep the focus on the ceiling architecture.