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First things firstWhich is, to choose a chandelier that’s correct for the size of your room. While this depends mostly on perception and proportion, there is a mathematical formula for those in doubt: add the length and breadth of the room in feet; the result in inches would be the desired diameter of your chandelier. (So, if length, 18 feet + breadth, 20 feet = 38 feet, the diameter of your chandelier should be around 38 inches.)Tip: If you find a chandelier is either too big or too small for your space, it’s a safe bet to put in two small ones.Now, that you know how to make your pick in terms of size, let’s see how we can fit it into small spaces.Find a professional to help you
3. Experiment with lights and lampsYour home’s lighting scheme can play a pivotal role in establishing the aesthetic of your space. If your landlord has left behind tarnished lighting fixtures or even lights that don’t appeal to your personal sense of design, swap them out for contemporary pendant lamps, chandeliers and floor lamps that speak your language. And when your lease finally ends, you always have the option of taking them down and carrying them with you.
4. Firm: Neha Kachhara Interiors Location: MaharashtraA multitude of elements add to the charm of this place – be it the sleek walnut dining table and chairs, the custom orange console set within a brass frame or the pendant comprising smoky blown glass bubbles attached to MS arms.
The dining room has a walnut dining table, a custom orange console with brass framework and a smoked-glass top and “the standout feature, the lovely pendant comprising smoky blown glass attached to MS arms,” Kacchara says. The art and console add sprinkles of colour to this otherwise neutral space.