Pendant Lights can be seen as a single stand alone fitting with a single cable and shade as a twin or triple lights set or as a multiple arm ceiling fitting. When you are looking to select Pendant Lighting take time to ask yourself a few questions, where are we placing the fittings, what type of room are we using them in and what does my family require from this room. Also consider such things as, are there any elements or unique pieces of furniture that you wish to highlight.
In the Kitchen you could add a row of Pendants to give an instant modern look, if the Kitchen has an island then Pendant Lights will add extra task lighting, they also work well over a breakfast bar and will make the overall space more distinct clarifying it as a social area or eating area.
Pendant lights are always a great addition to a dining room or area, you could choose to use one two or three fittings suspended over a table depending on its overall size and shape. Top restaurants have known the value of this type of lighting to create atmosphere and mood for many years. Add the extra benefit of a dimmer switch to your installation for the ultimate control of light levels. Romantic dinners for two, gentle illuminated pieces of fine china and crystal, all can be achieved with quality lighting.
In an open plan environment a simple row of fittings can be used to divide a living space with a big impact, you can further create zones within one room with smaller areas for listening to music, reading a good book or maybe a home office. Pendants can be used to make a bedroom more romantic, lighten up a dressing room area. In all our exiting range will be a great addition to your home.
When considering your living room space a lot of us now choose mood lighting to convey an atmosphere in the room, but it is always wise to consider that they may well be occasions when a bright light is going to be required and again this is where a Pendant light is valuable. Here at Online Lighting we are sure you will be able to find the perfect match of style and practicality within all budgets and if you do need any expert assistance with your selection please do contact our helpful staff who will be pleased to assist you. Tommy in our technical team is also on hand to give helpful tips and advice on all your lighting needs.
Depending on the are you wish to illuminate you can choose from one single pendant lights or create a line or group of several fittings together. A side table or cherished ornament for example may benefit from a single pendant light suspended above it at the right height to make a feature of the item below. The pendant itself could be chosen for it’s design to create a focal point in the room and some of our beautiful range of decorative pendants are ideal for this purpose, we have used them ourselves at the tops of stairs, in front of windows, in hallways and dining rooms to great effect. Multiple pendant lights in one are can be used to light a larger space, the use of rise and fall fittings over tables and islands are ideal. Mix and match your colours and hanging heights for some truly stunning effects often use in smart hotels and restaurants.
IPendant Lights come in many designs and styles from small discreet lamps to larger more elaborate statement pieces that give the Wow factor, above all they should always be functional for the purpose. Glass and crystal pendant lights are manufactured to compliment all styles of interior spaces with the shades often formed into crafted shape from flowers to flowing fabric. Glass pendants are ideal for maximum light output with light directed upwards as well as down. Lantern style glass shaded pendants give a very traditional look to hallways and entrance lobbies and come with a choice of bulb holders from a single bulb upwards. Metal fabricated pendants are available in different finishes such as polished chrome, satin chrome, cooper, brass and colour painted. Some of these pendant lights are made to look industrial which is currently a popular concept and used a lot in kitchen spaces as are the colour coordinated paint finishes. Cage shade pendants are also very popular at the moment with the woven metal cages available in varying sizes and metals, used with our retro LED filament bulbs these pendant rally do look fantastic when alight. Fabric pendant lights are great for giving a diffused soft light with a drum shade you can create a contemporary look to your room. This diffused type of lighting is ideal for bedrooms and dining rooms.
The choice to use use upwards or downwards light emitting pendant will depend what you want from your fitting. Downward facing pendants lights are best used in the kitchen over worktops and tables and are also perfect for soft highlighting of lower areas as they can be suspended at different heights to control the spread of lights beneath the fitting. Upwards facing pendants can be used for casting soft mood light as an ambient style of lighting in areas such as a dinning room bedroom or living room where you want to have a diffused light rather than a central glare