The Glamour of Chandelier Lighting

Lighting fixtures are accessories to a complete outfit, It is the cherry on top of a cake. It has the magnitude to make or break a room.

The Glamour of Chandelier Lighting
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Have you ever entered a room with classy furniture, a lovely rug, and all sorts of decor but something was amiss? Maybe the lighting was not well balanced.

Good lighting improves the mood, highlights the furniture, creates a warm ambiance, and ensures the room does not feel cramped.

Lighting generally elevates the standard of the space. One of the many trending ways of lighting a room is by using chandeliers. There are four key principles to choosing the best lighting for your space and in this article, we will critically examine each.

1.Size and location

2.Scale and proportion

3. Ceiling height and shape of the room

4.Style and function

1.Size and Location

Living room

This may be your largest common room and it is the first room your guests may see. Chandeliers have arms hence filling the space and making the room feel complete. They help you make a statement and can be the start of a conversation. 

Dining room

The chandelier is kept right above the table, thirty-two inches from the tabletop. Here you can install a small chandelier or a pendant light. The difference between them is that a chandelier light is suspended from the ceiling with multiple light bulbs incorporated into the single fixture while a pendant is suspended from the ceiling with only a single light bulb incorporated into its fixture. They light the table and act as a focal point to anchor the space.


A chandelier highlights the bed and sets the mood and makes the bedroom feel much cozier. It gives a feeling of class and giving your room that extra vibe.


For bathrooms, one can opt for a wall sconce that is mounted to a wall rather than over the head. It can be mounted right above the mirrors or have a chandelier in the middle of the room. This however depends on the size of the room as chandeliers take up more space both physically and virtually. The bathroom should be at least 100 square feet.

In our next article, we get into more calculations to see the right scale and proportions to use to make sure the room is balanced.