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What are the functions of different layers of light?Ambient lighting allows one to see the surroundings and perform some basic activities. It is the combination of natural light and overhead lighting.Task lighting illuminates work areas such as the countertops, the desk or a reading nook. Task lighting avoids casting either a glare and or shadows on the work surface.Accent lighting highlights areas of interest such as artwork, design details, wall decor and photos. This is a great way to add an element of drama into the area of focus. Also, accent lights function as secondary source of light which can be cleverly introduced in areas that don’t get enough ambient light.
3. This is a brilliant palette for a bedroom set in a city dwelling. The sky blue wall paint softens the impact of the hard lines and surfaces, and the bit of aqua on the chair brightens up the space. The room is colourful but still has a calming vibe.