Perhaps the coolest thing that can be done to transform a room in the home quickly and dramatically, is to alter the lighting in the space. Bringing in more light, through table lamps or fixtures, can open up a room and make it appear larger. By bringing light, such as pendant lighting features or task lights, to corners and spaces in a room, the room's function can be increased and the space becomes more versatile. This may open the way for new design themes that may be more utilitarian and also more stylish.
There are some great online sites that offer truly unique and distinctive lamps. These are a great investment of refurbishing resources, as they can also serve as a new and inventive focal point for the room. Many of the cool lamps found through internet lighting vendors are pieces of art, affordable as they may be, these are truly exquisite one-of-a-kind features that will pay off in bringing a style component to the room.
Consider how a clean, linear lamp- in white acrylic or plastic- could compliment a modern-theme in a living room or home office. Furthermore, updating the lamps and lighting in a home can make the whole space seem fresher and more modern.