Although often thought of as primarily an outdoor accoutrement lanterns are useful indoors for adding an extra light to areas such as bathrooms especially when a calming glow is desired for a relaxing mood. Plus a glow coming from below eye level can perfectly balance an overhead light.
Adding lights as decorative elements helps set a mood in a space. Provided that general lighting is already installed using lights instead of wall art can be a decorative way to provide ambient lighting.
Decorative lighting. This adds visual sparkle. Whitehead advises using a single pendant in a square-shaped bathroom for just the right touch.