Functionally, a chandelier adds “ambient light” – indirect, evenly spread light that illuminates the room. Ambient light adds comfort to the room and makes it easy to see in the illuminated space. In a bedroom, lighting is often focused on task light — bedside lamps and maybe a desk lamp — so a chandelier can offer full-room lighting when natural light is limited. Ambient light adds comfort to the room and makes it easier to see in the illuminated space.