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Lighting Guide - How to choose the perfect lamp with Vita Copenhagen

I recall the time I joined an Abigail Ahern interiors workshop and the designer talked us through the number of light sources that you can find around her living room: 13! Everything counts though: from lamps to pendant lights to candles and even metallic surfaces that help bounce light around the room.

Light is so crucial for a great design to be achieved and is so easy to get right if you know how to choose the correct lamps depending on the function and mood you want to set in a room. Today I have some amazing tips from Soren Ravn Christensen from lighting brand VITA Copenhagen. Soren is a co-founder and the developer of the VITA concept so he really knows what he's talking about. Take notes!

Decorate a room with multiple lights

Lighting can be used in multiple ways to change or to enhance the look and feel of a space. A perfect ambience would, most of the times, require using and balancing several light sources at different levels that blend together. A well-lit space will have different types of lighting ranging from general to task oriented, without omitting the accent or decorative lights.

Whenever you choose light sources for a room, you need to consider the purpose of the lamp, the size of the room, the mood you want to set and the look you want to create. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of light fixtures to create the perfect balance.