Lighting is important in Interior design as the lighting in any premises changes the overall mood and ambiance of the space, especially in a house. Furthermore, it also plays a vital role in changing the perception in regards to the size of the room. 

 And thus the placement of the light and the type of light used are some of the crucial aspects of lighting in interior design. 

Importance of Lighting in Interior Design 

Lighting is very crucial as it not only seamlessly integrates all the aspects of interior design but also adds to the functionality of the layout. 


  • Color Utilization

The light that reflects from the surface of walls or any other surface for that matter gives an illusion of the size of space. Therefore if the lighting is done properly, it makes the room appear way more spacious than it really is. 


  • Adds to the Functionality

One of the most important roles of lighting in interior design is it adds to the functionality of the whole interior designing done. Lighting fixtures either adds to the light in the entire room or highlight some specific corners that add charm to the ambiance of the room by highlighting the accent pieces or even enables you to get your tasks finished at late hours in the night. 


  • Gives the illusion of Spaciousness

The natural light, as well as the lighting fixtures, helps in making an illusion of spaciousness in the room. Hence, you should find several different ways to add full-spectrum natural light to the interior design.

Although natural light is always preferred more than man-made lighting as it adds to the beauty of various colors in the interior design and gives an illusion of visual space enhancement in a room by reflecting light. 

 Therefore, lighting plays a crucial role in the overall look, ambiance, and functionality of the interior designing be it at the residential property or the office premises. Thus, the selection of type, style, and luminescence of the lighting should be done with the collaboration of professional interior designers.