Color Temperatures: You Can See The Difference
Since the early days of light bulbs and up until recent years most lighting came in a Soft White color temperature (around 2,700 degrees Kelvin). The light color skewed a warm yellow proving a warm and comfortable feeling.
As technology improved, new color temperatures were available like, Bright White/Cool White (3,500K – 4,100K), and Daylight (5,000K – 6,500K). The higher the Degrees Kelvin the more white the color.
Warm lighting is typical for creating a nice feel in living rooms and bedrooms whereas cooler lights are more practical where truer white light helps visibility such as garages, bathrooms, or kitchens.