Not only suitable lighting illuminates food on the table, lighting decorates and enhances a dining area. Dining room lighting reflects your style and often style of home architecture. Proper placement of eating lighting is important as well, because it provides atmosphere without interfering with conversation. Chandeliers are one of the most common electric lighting used in dining rooms. Choose a chandelier that coordinates or complements your decorating style.
Ornate, French-inspired chandeliers with glass ornaments such as crystals and precious stones pair well with a rustic decor for unexpected visual interest. A chandelier that coordinates with your decor can match the casting or ceiling details, picking up, that design in the chandelier itself. The chandelier can also match the wall or carpet color for soothing visual designs. Modern, silver-colored chandeliers with strong straight lines provide a striking focal point in a smaller dining area.
Chandeliers do not have to be electric, but they can hold light for more atmospheric lighting. These chandeliers can have opaque or transparent glass holders or shades to the lights. Then, table lamps provide focused light on specific areas of dining rooms. Place a small table lamp on a buffet or sideboard tables for the ambient lighting. Put a small table lamp on an old tea cart for functional and decorative lighting.