A floor lamp nestled against a window is a smart substitute for daylight so that when the sun goes down an ambient glow will pour in from a similar direction to balance the central light overhead.
Ambient light. This acts as fill light. “In bathrooms with taller ceilings a cove or cantilever details ambient lighting fixtures can be installed along the perimeter of the space” Whitehead says. “Architectural details such as these can hide the fixture and create indirect lighting”.
Don’t think that adding lights to your toe-kicks is a frivolous aesthetics-only decision. Strip lighting at the underside of base cabinets is a great way to create a night light that looks fabulous.