Task Lighting and Uplighting Definitions – Dezine Tip of the Day
Lighting can be difficult to understand, so a simple way to think about it is – Task lighting is usually direct light, while Up Lighting creates a reflective and diffused ambience to a room.
General New House Lighting – Dezine Tip of the Day
Ensure you look at what you want to do with a space before you plan your lighting in a new home, allow for general lighting and make it adaptable and versatile with the use of dimmers to create mood and separate switching for ease of use. More specialized lighting can be designed once you have maintained the minimal amount of lighting you need.
Further reading on lighting for a new house