Chandeliers, by nature, play the leading role incredibly well but are sometimes considered too formal, suitable only for grand spaces or even gaudy (we’ll admit that there are a few of those around but just trust us). However, something with such style authority shouldn’t be discounted too readily.
“A statement chandelier is one of my most favourite design elements,” says Linda Holmes, LuxDeco’s Interiors Director, “because it instantly draws the eye and gives confidence to a room.”
Apparently many interior designers are in favour of a statement chandelier and – not only that – they’re reinventing the idea of the time-proven design. Unconventional spaces such as libraries (like the one above by Buckingham Interiors + Design with its incredible urchin luminaire) are earning some serious style points on account of their chandelier choices and increasingly interesting materials and shapes are joining the ranks.
In this round up, discover some of the lighting world’s most impressive designs and what the interior designers who use them have to say.