Selecting a Statement Chandelier For Your Home

Photo: Architectural Digest

Photo: Architectural Digest

There’s no question that your home should be the perfect escape from the world, and plenty of Los Angeles homes offer a wide range of amenities and features that help them stand out from other options on the market. But while architectural design, size, location, and things like pools or theaters are all important, sometimes the look and feel of each room really does come down to style choices.

The style of your home and the way that you decorate will have a tremendous impact on everything from your enjoyment of the home to its resale value and beyond. As such, it’s important to give every feature inside your home all of the attention it deserves. One component that can be overlooked that shouldn’t be is the addition of chandeliers. With the right sense of style and in the right location, a chandelier can add an element of elegance or sophistication to any room.

Photo: Architectural Digest

Photo: Architectural Digest

Of course, you have to have a solid idea as to just what you want.  Below are some tips to help you find the perfect chandelier for your home.

For starters, know your options. Spend some time looking at all the various styles and types of chandeliers. From modern designs to vintage 1960s chandeliers, from American styles to French or Austrian options, there are a lot of choices out there and knowing what is available is the first step towards finding the right one.

Consider color. While most chandeliers will be neutral colored, it’s still important to make sure that they mesh well with the color scheme of the room you want to add them to. Pay attention to this. Also, style matters. Just as much as color, the style of your chandelier is worth noting as well. You need to not only find one that matches your particular sense of style, but also one that matches the style of your home – or at least, the room it’s being installed in. 

Photo: Architectural Digest

Photo: Architectural Digest

Lighting is something that can be overlooked. Most chandeliers do more than just look great – they can cast off a measure of light or at least light themselves up for ambiance. Be sure to consider the level of light that your choice will provide to ensure that you’re getting the right results from it. 

Tracking down that perfect chandelier is something that will require an investment of time and energy on your part, but the tips above should help serve as a guide to simplify the process and bring you closer to the right one for any room. There are plenty of choices, and it’s vital that you find the best one for you.

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