If you have ever wondered about the one thing you can do to give your home a new look after you have painted it, bought new furniture and styled your space but it still looks like something is a amiss… just add a lighting fixture!
Light fixtures were made to change spaces’ lives. I mean, a light fixture can take your space from drab to fab in a matter of the time it takes to fix one. They can instantly change the atmosphere of a room.
There are all sorts of light fixtures: big, small, dramatic , chandeliers, pendants which come in various styles like: farmhouse, modern, rustic, indusrtial, bohemian, contemporary, mid century, scandinavian, minimalist… the list of lighting fixture styles is quite extensive.
Dramatic light fixtures (Go big or go home!)
If the space you are styling is big, you can choose to be as dramatic as you want (but this will also dependent on the purpose of the room being styled.)
All rooms can benefit from a new, stylish light fixture. Be it the kitchen, bedroom, dining room, bathroom, foyer, living room, hallway, entryway, stairwell, nursery , the outdoor spaces name it! And also whether you are styling a big house or an apartment.
Certain light fixtures will suit certain rooms, but you can always take a risk and experiment with your fixtures by installing them in various rooms to see if they can work with the decor style. You might just be surprised at how light fixtures can multi-style different spaces.
Below are some lighting fixtures for living room style inspiration.
A general rule of thumb can be used to determine an appropriate diameter for the ceiling fixture. Measure the length and the width of the room, add the two measurements and then convert the total to inches.
If your room is 10ft by 12 ft, the light fixture should be 22 inches wide.
TIP: Make sure the lighting fixture matches the style you’ve chosen for the room.
A big light fixture can be the focal point of your living room.
The dining room light fixture should be at least 12 inches smaller than the table in all directions.
For a 4 foot wide table , look for a fixture that is not more than 2 feet wide.
TIP: Hang your fixture above the dining table.
For your kitchen to look proper stylish and complete, consider having more than one pendant .
or one that has multiple bulbs.
To give a restaurant a fierce look, you will need to invest in your lighting. The lighting fixture you choose can either make or break the stylishness of the space.
Lighting fixtures make for generally good investments for your home/space. Make sure to do your homework by taking your time to choose the right fixture to match the right decor style.