Now it is time to welcome home the latest craze in the world of lighting – Oversized Pendants. If you have stumbled upon several additions in recent months it is no coincidence at all. These oversized domes and drums are making quite a wave as both homeowners and designers are happy to use them in creating an over-the-top style statement.
Design trends often change as rapidly as their counterparts in the world of fashion. Yet once in a while we stumble upon popular style statements that quickly become all the rage across the globe. Freestanding tubs in the bath are one such defining design element of 2014 that we’ve already pondered.
Crafted with a touch of eccentric brilliance by designer Laura Kirar the is all about making a bold visual statement without taking up too much visual space. Laura studied sculpture and interior architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago and the strong influence of this background shows in the beautiful design of the Caviar.
Crafted by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto in 2005 this serves both as an elaborate pendant and a simple chandelier. If you are looking for the best of both those worlds then the Caboche is a pretty amazing compromise!
While they are often relegated to dining rooms and kitchens large pendants actually make a greater impact in the living room and the bedrooms. Adding a sense of excitement and a twist of unexpected color they can instantly alter the atmosphere of the room.
Restrained reds can seem dull and a touch jaded with time. Fiery passionate reds on the other hand offer wonderful visual contrast and create instant focal points. Set them against a plain black backdrop and they look even more captivating.