• @yokonzoOP
    11 month ago

    I mean I guess I could see that, I’m sure everyone has their own preferences about lighting.

    Though I will say most of the floor lamps in my house do rise above a person who’s standing up, otherwise they have a light pointing down.

    • @[email protected]
      1 month ago

      You’re right wrt personal preference. It’s just strange to me how seemingly all the neurodivergents but me hate overhead lighting 😭

      Floor lamps that are above head height are… Ok I guess, but that’s still mostly head-on. Light that is clearly cast down is so much more satisfying. Personal preference, of course.
      And to be clear I don’t have anything against mood lighting or accent lights, I like them… Just not only them.

      The impression I have (mainly from social media like tiktok and Lemmy) is that the desired lighting is head high and below which just… Puts me in a tailspin lol. Idk how people can live like that 🤣

      In my ideal room, there would be indirect overhead lighting that illuminated most of the ceiling to provide an indirect overhead area light, with a near-head level accent lights. I’ve looked into if I could use a short-throw projector onto the ceiling to provide some kind of crazy configurable overhead lighting, but they’re simply not meant for that kind of application