The beauty, functionality and versatility of a pendant could be one of the handiest lighting solutions you could get to make your home more captivating and inspiring for your family & friends. Pendant lights can be used to liven up a dull space in the variety of colours and shapes available.
This is a fantastic way to achieve that modern, stylish and contemporary look creating a touch of elegance to any room. Pendant lights help to establish the style of a room and are a great element to add to your overall décor design. Here are a few basic guidelines that can prove to be very helpful when hanging your pendant lights.
Hanging multiple pendants over a table will help create sufficient light as well as a dramatic finish to your overall décor.
These can be hung in line or clustered at different heights by using the rule of odds three’s or fives can create quite an impact in your space. Alternatively, as seen in the above image two pendants were more than sufficient as the rule of three is seen in the extractor fan. You could simply hang one lone pendant in a strategic space working as functional lighting as well as a minimalistic lighting solution depending on your overall home design.
When hanging pendants over a table they should sit 900mm above the table surface sitting eye level as not to break your overall design and 300mm in on either side. Another way to calculate your spacing when hanging three pendants is to take the total length of the table and divide it by 4 to give you equal spacing and creating your desired overall all look.
Pendants work great over any task area as they create a pool of light. However, should you just be looking to create a feature, simply choosing the correct globe will be of great importance. When choosing your decorative feature light, it should always be in keeping with the overall style of the room and furnishings to create your point of impact within your space.