Halogen lamps are a type of incandescent lighting. They produce a whiter and brighter light at a lower wattage, and with greater energy efficiency. However, they are expensive and produce a high heat. You will need a special shield over halogen lamps in order to prevent fire. Halogen lights are suited for accent lighting.
Fiber Optics is another type of lighting that is used for accent lighting. It does not generate excessive heat like Halogen light. Below is an example.