7 Big Mistakes You Make Lighting Your Home
3. You forget about where shadows might fall.
Place a light in the wrong spot, and you could create more of a problem than a solution.
“In bathroom, try sconces on either side of the mirror, instead of a single light above.” says Erin Davis, of Mosaik Design & Remodeling. “Overhead lighting can cast shadows on your face.” If you must go with an overhead light, choose a longer, horizontal fixture (instead of one with one single bulb) to help fully illuminate your face.