Depending on the size of the room, I would recommend a mix of light sources: ceilings lighting, floor lamps and table lamps.
I like as well, wall sconces for a more formal and elegant feel. They are a good choice in narrow spaces, like an entryway. Very long, they have been regarded as old fashioned, but there are plenty of modern and timeless ones out there.
Here is my selection of wall sconces for a bright and modern home: