10 chandelier ideas to brighten up a room
A little light goes a long way.
Published Oct 14, 2014 5:02 PM
Not every home has the benefit of having loads of natural light. Is the solution to embrace the darkness? Nah. Look on the bright side (literally) and find a light fixture that makes a style statement and creates a unique ambience.
Brighten up open spaces with a set of contemporary fixtures that accentuate the high ceilings. Need inspiration? Take a cue from Emily Henderson.
A vintage chandelier–a Paris flea market find, nonetheless!–effortlessly complements Ali Cayne‘s modern decor, creating the perfect balance of old and new.
When decorating her southern home, Colleen Locke chose a fabulous light fixture that’s not only functional, but doubles as an artistic centerpiece within the space.
Experiment with unusual shapes and lighting concepts. It’s the perfect opportunity to let your personality reflect your style, just as Jenny Komenda did in her chic living room.
Don’t neglect the little spaces. Yep, a striking light fixture can be the secret decorating weapon in a modern bathroom. See more from Jenny Komenda’s home.
The transparent concept behind a bare light bulb encased in glass promotes a sophisticated touch of boldness, without overpowering the room’s existing elements.
An extravagant crystal chandelier provides just the right balance between traditional and timeless modern decor.
An eclectic assortment of lighting fixtures illuminate an outdoor lounging area, completing the casual effect of the space.
Contoured fixtures with wired details shed a generous amount of light–and personality! See how designer Anna Burke took a traditional staple and gave it a coastal revamp.
A cluster of dropdown pendants emphasize the streamlined details of this modern space.