Basement apartments and spaces can be difficult to design in a comfortable way, especially since it is common for these spaces to lack natural lighting. If you live in a basement apartment or have a basement area you wish to utilize more, you may be stuck trying to figure out how to make lighting in your basement beautiful and stylish. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to make your basement lighting as effective as possible:
Try to use light sources that mimic natural light. While it may not be possible to completely recreate natural light in your basement space, there are many lighting options that will be softer and give your basement a larger, more open feel.
Placement of basement light fixtures is also an important thing to consider. With correct placement, you will be able to create highlights and lowlights throughout the space, which will then give your space more dimension. It will also help you avoid having an excessive, overpowering amount of light, which will just make a basement seem smaller and more claustrophobic.