In designing a home, lighting is very essential because it will affect how comfortable you will stay inside the house and how well you do the activities there. The presence of perfect lighting will surely bring a convenient atmosphere at home.
The initial thing you have to think about lighting is the goal. As a matter of fact, lighting can give additional value on different purposes; such as for an aesthetics, better sight, ambiance, etc. Lighting is able to influence the mood of the room where it is located. Therefore, before installing any lamps or other lighting stuffs; you have to arrange the lighting purpose for each room.
For example, in the living room, you may need lighting for aesthetic purpose as well as the better seeing to watch television, meet the guests, or even do your works. Meanwhile, in bedroom, you might want lights for creating certain ambiance.
After that, you will have to choose the sources of light. In this case, you should differentiate the exterior and interior lighting. Inside the house, at the bedroom, kitchen, or living room; you can choose various light sources; like ceiling lamps, multiple light sources, desk lamp, and many others. On the other hands, for the exterior parts like perimeter, porch, or walkways; wall sconce or flood lights will be enough not to disturb the close neighbors.