If you have a dark room, facing north or with trees / houses that block the light, this is the article for you.
A light and airy space can appear much larger, making your home more comfortable and inviting. According to experts, the disorder can cause anxiety by increasing the stress hormone, cortisol - which is why a sense of space is such an important factor. Not only will these design tricks help you learn how to make a dark room brighter, but you'll also benefit from the illusion of a larger square surface.
Wall and ceiling colors have an impact on how we perceive space. By focusing on white you are never wrong. This doesn't mean your room will feel cold. In fact, white is the perfect backdrop for brightly colored home accessories - you will really have a lot of room to maneuver in decorating. However, if white doesn't convince you, opt for pastel colors.
In a dark environment window decoration is of crucial importance. Avoid curtains made of heavy fabric, draped or with very rich folds and gathers. Consider leaving the windows bare to let in as much light as possible. To maintain privacy in the evening you can pull the shutters. However, if you don't like bare windows, opt for light curtains in light colors, preferably in tulle, which will amplify the brightness of the room. The lack of curtains gives us the opportunity to emphasize the window sill which has great decorative potential. Choose small plants or glass decorations that will reflect sunlight.
Using light-colored upholstery, of light fabrics, for our upholstery, helps to illuminate the room and to relax the eyes on a clear and bright environment
We could create contrast by using bright colors for the decorative cushions.
Mirrors are the enemies of the dark, use them in the environment to reflect light, your room will glow with reflected light creating a welcoming atmosphere
Artificial lighting can help us to make the environment brighter, using lamps with indirect light, the result will be a well diffused lighting.
Also take advantage of the wall on the sofa to insert a designer lamp.