Linear lighting is used for many areas in the home today. It was once only used for pool tables and island lights. Today it is used over many dining tables and even semi flush fixtures in a room. Linear lights are versatile when making sure that the direction of the light source is functional for the space. Linear lights can offer up, down or both lighting. Potential glare and the need for task lighting should also be considered. There are many finishes and styles to be considered.