The term chandelier sends our minds to an old era, although there are plenty of designs that would look stunning in modern and contemporary decors. Directly linked to the word “candle”, chandeliers have long surpassed this form of lighting. But they still impress us with one of the features that made them popular: their ornate design and elegance.
The Tanzania chandelier is offered by Shakuff and it comes in a variety of colors including amber, gold, green apple, lava and leopard. It can also be customized. This is a chandelier that would look best in rooms with high ceilings.
The Batons Chandelier is perfect for tall contemporary spaces. It has an eye-catching design featuring 6 satin nickel-finished batons and 12 frosted glass bulbs. It was designed by LBL Lighting. Here you can see it lighting a reading nook with double height ceiling.
If you’re the type that prefers something a little more traditional in shape, take a look at the Arctic Pear chandelier from Ochre. It comes in several sizes and it would look beautiful above the dining room table.
Designed by James R. Moder, the Broadway Linear Crystal Chandelier has a shape which makes it perfect for the dining room or for the kitchen. It incorporates a variety of shapes of crystals and it combines traditional influences and contemporary design.
Featuring a stunning and spectacular design, the Mother Chandelier by Baylar Atelier comes in two sizes but it can also be customized to perfectly fit your home. It has a dramatic design and it’s the focal point of any room.
Combining simple and fun elements, this chandelier from the Corbett Vertigo Collection by Lamps Plus can look great in any room. Here you can see it displayed in the dining room where it glows and gives the space a warm feel.
Foucault’s Orb Crystal chandelier is offered by Airr, measures 32” in diameter and is perfect for large spaces with high ceilings. Its designed was inspired by Leon Foucalt’s gyroscope. It combines an iron frame and a chandelier covered with crystals.
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The Capiz Pendant is a wonderful piece for the dining room or for the kitchen. This chic West Elm chandelier has a modern design but it also has a classic charm. In this particular setting, it perfectly complements the dining room décor.
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Gothic in design and featuring an ornate look, the Hamiltom chandelier by Schonbek Lighting combines the elegance and romance of the design with the mystery of this black shade and the result is a luxurious piece, perfect for dining rooms. Here you can see in a different setting, in the center of a bedroom. This shows the versatility of the design.
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The Possini Euro Floating bubble chandelier by Lamps Plus is one of those fixtures that can impress no matter where it’s placed. It would look wonderful in the living room, in the dining room but also above the staircase or even at the entryway.
The Big Bang chandelier by Foscarini features a sculptural shape and a chic design. Although very simple, minimalist even, the chandelier stands out and impresses with its futuristic beauty. It’s this simplicity that makes it very versatile. Display it above the dining room table, in the living room, above the staircase or even in the bathroom.
The Sputnik Chandelier was designed by Jonathan Adler and, as its name suggests, has a shape which is reminiscent or the famous satelite. It has a funky design with numerous metal spokes shooting out from a central metal sphere. Its imposing yet simple design makes it perfect for the dining room.
Featuring a simple and playful design, the Bubbles Chandelier is offered by Clayton Gray Home and it perfectly complements this charming dining room.
As you might have guessed, The Satelite Chandelier presented here was also inspired by Sputnik. There are numerous designed based on this shape and this one is offered by Design Within Reach. It’s a chandelier which serves as a focal point in this stylish living room.