In a world that is dominated by clean and well defined straight lines and simple squares and rectangles it is a good idea to add some geometric and visual contrast by incorporating a pendant light with some beautiful curves.
This probably is also the reason why they are so easily identified with pageantry panache and sophisticated elegance. Cascading chandeliers range from floating bubbles to shiny crystals and whimsical LED strands that seem to be hanging precariously from their base attached to the ceiling. From the extravagant to the abstract these tiered wonders come in a variety of shapes and finishes. Spectacular and functional here is a collection of the very best –
The Nelson pendant lights are also classics that never seem to go out of style. These famous Mid-Century modern pieces look like giant Japanese paper lanterns floating precariously from ceiling. And speaking of Japanese lighting there is the choice of opting for the sculptural Isamu Noguchi creations which are equally spellbinding!
For those looking to go in the opposite direction and embrace a minimal theme simple recessed lights coupled with sleek sconces like the Serge Mouille Lamp are the ideal choice. You can even bring in a cool hotel room vibe by opting for sconces that have a more traditional appearance.
Defining an individual space in an open-plan layout can be both challenging and fun. Demarcating spaces without walls requires the use of various other elements such as smart shelves dropped ceilings area rugs and visually appealing pendant lights.
While many homeowners might believe that a large cascading chandelier might be a bit overwhelming for the small dining area you will be surprised at how beautiful it looks when done right.