We believe home design should be stylish and distinctive. Whether pining for the elevating appeal of a brass-finished chandelier design or looking for a radiant statement for your entryway, a chandelier is an element that helps augment a space, making it personalized to you. Here at Lulu and Georgia, our thoughtfully-curated collection of modern chandeliers is perfect for your home, beautifully blending form and function.
Chandelier lights can transform a lackluster living space, instantly elevating the tone with a brilliant light source and eye-catching design element. With such a wide variety of chandelier styles available, you have the flexibility to find the perfect profile and finish for your décor in a size that makes sense and fits the dimensions of your space. This versatility offers the opportunity to set off your aesthetic with a large chandelier that offers show stopping visual impact or choose a chandelier light fixture as a central element to build your décor around. With a piece as dynamic and focal as a chandelier light, it is essential to understand the fundamental principles of how to style it.
Not sure what style fits your aesthetic and home best when searching for chandeliers? Don’t worry. We have got you covered. Check out a few tips below on inspiration when browsing, styling tips, and explore our well-curated line of chandelier designs.
Consider Your Space
Even though a chandelier sits above a room, it is still essential to incorporate it into the overall look and feel of the space. As with any significant piece, you will want to consider how accents and decor echo the finish and tone of the material throughout the room and how the chandelier design reflects your aesthetic.
We often think of elaborate, baroque styles when picturing chandelier lights. Modern chandeliers, however, go beyond the opulent maximalism of years past, often blending traditional notes with sleek lines, natural textures, and daring silhouettes to offer a bold feature for any look. A piece like the Nari Chandelier provides a tailored fit for a modern, refined space with clean lines and a glossy finish. Chandeliers can even be a rich textural layer in a fresh and casual look. The Del Chandelier pairs the ornate symmetry of a traditional design with the grounding natural touch of a birch wood finish.
Even though chandeliers and pendant lights both feature prominently in a room’s aesthetic, large chandeliers, more than any other light fixture, lend themselves to creating a focal point in a room. Consider beginning with a chandelier you love and building the décor around it. Find a geometric rug or polished coffee table to style with the dramatic lines of a sculptural chandelier for dramatic ceiling to floor unity. Chandeliers, pendant lights, and sconces often come in similar styles and collections so that you can establish a lighting motif throughout a space for a sense of refined balance.
Thinking About Size
Another important element in shopping for chandeliers is finding the right size for your space. Large chandeliers in too small of an area can seem awkward and overbearing, while too small of a chandelier in a larger space can seem underwhelming and flat.
The general rule for sizing a chandelier light fixture is to take the width and length of the room in feet and add them together. After changing the unit to inches, this sum is approximately the size of the chandelier you will want. So in a 10' by 15' room, you want a chandelier design that is roughly 25" in diameter. For height, you want 2.5" to 3" for every foot of height in the room. You can find this measurement simply by taking the room's height in feet, multiplying the number by three, and changing the unit to inches. In a 12' high room, you want a chandelier that is about 36" in height.
In a dining room, chandeliers are typically styled above the dining table. In this case, you want a chandelier that is about two-thirds the width of the table. For most tables, this will be about a foot less than the width of the dining table. While a large chandelier can be an impactful statement piece, consider styling two smaller chandeliers over a larger table for symmetrical appeal.
A chandelier can offer almost endless ideas to enhance any style of home design. A well-placed chandelier light can reinvigorate your décor with a bold overhead statement. Flawlessly refined designs help add a dynamic dimension to your home, offering an elevating aspect that naturally captures the eye. Be daring and intentional with your aesthetic by choosing lighting elements you love.
Whichever way you decide to style it, remember that a chandelier allows you the flexibility to showcase the nuances of your design aesthetic. Loved ones and visitors can immediately understand who you are by seeing how you have utilized this element to build on your home's look.When you shop for chandelier lights at Lulu and Georgia, you'll find pieces that will complement the style of your home but also make it feel more elevated. Choose from our wide selection of chandeliers and find the perfect choice for your project, no matter what you might be looking for. Check out our Shop by Room page for more ideas and inspiration on best creating stylish everyday living spaces.Show Less