“There are a few extra features to consider when choosing a chandelier for a dining room than there are when choosing high end lighting brands for the rest of your home. This is because the finest contemporary lighting is often used to highlight and enhance the home.”
A chandelier adds ambiance and provides general lighting for dining and entertaining. You’ll want to choose one that’s large enough to wash the entire table in light, so you don’t leave some of your guests sitting in the shadows.
Size it up
If you’re selecting lighting for a new home and you don’t have dining room furniture yet, there’s a very simple rule you can follow. Add the length and width measurements of the room together. Your answer equals the right size diameter a chandelier should be. For example, if your dining room is 10′ x 14′, a 24″ diameter chandelier would look great…