The main light fixture should offer a substantial amount of light. This is usually an overhead fixture, though some designers are moving away from this traditional solution. This fixture should add aesthetic appeal to the space because it will be a focal point, in addition to being the primary light source. According to your room decor and taste, but let it be something inherently decorative, choose something inviting, bold, or creative. Many homeowners enjoy installing chandeliers or pendant and hanging fixtures from the sitting and living room for this reason.