Trending in Home Design: Antique-Inspired Chandeliers

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Photo credits: project by John Henshaw Architect | photography by Erich Saide.

It’s amazing how critical lighting is to a balanced interior. At Robinson Lighting & Bath Centre, it’s our belief that lighting is the cornerstone to harmony in home design—a custom lighting plan is a critical element to bringing aesthetic and practical appeal into your living space. Lighting works to create atmosphere and determine the overall look of a space, which is precisely why choosing a light fixture should involve careful consideration, in order to complement whichever space you’re designing.

A style that’s currently trending is the timeless look of antique-inspired chandeliers. People often have the notion that chandeliers are old-fashioned, when in reality, they are making numerous appearances in modern décor. They perfectly blend the contemporary trend of mixing old, new and vintage design, while seamlessly integrating functionality with aesthetic appeal.

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Schonbek – Alea AL6515 with Spectra Crystals

Chandeliers can perfectly illuminate and contribute to the ambiance of a room. A dimmer setting is a must, as the light plays off the beauty of the crystals and catches the eye. Although they are often thought of as being best suited to formal venues, an antique-inspired chandelier creates an inviting space and evokes a feeling of coziness that truly makes you feel at home.

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Schonbek – Alea AL6516 with Spectra Crystals

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Murray Feiss – Maison de Ville F1882/5BRB

Chandeliers offer so much design versatility, which suit just about every interior and are adaptable depending on the effect you desire to achieve—they can be installed at varying heights, in relation to the location (i.e. over a dining table, or staircase), or they make the perfect accent piece.

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Maxim Lighting – Hampton 9-Light Chandelier

When it comes to selecting lighting, there is no need to compromise practicality for design appeal; by introducing the simple element of a refined light fixture, you can change the entire mood of your living space. Plus, every room deserves a stunning focal point, so why not make it a chandelier?

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