The reason why having a sufficient lighting is a must for dining room is that it is the place where you have social interaction even if it’s just your family dinner. Moreover, when you invite your colleagues to dine with you, dining room is the center point of your house. So, it is the best if you re-check whether your dining room has already sufficient lighting. Dining room lights do not only function as the source of light but also the additional touch of decoration. Here are some types of lighting that you can apply for your dining room.
The first one is ceiling lighting. It can only produce a small amount of light. That is why it is actually less recommended for dining room. However it can be combined with another type of lighting. In other words, it can be the additional lighting that out extra warm and friendly atmosphere into your dining room.
Next, you can apply sconce lighting. It is wall attached lighting fixture that functions for creating focused illumination. Similar with ceiling lighting, it can stand alone as the main source of lighting in the dining room. However, it can add the more accents to your room. You can choose the style and type based on the theme of your dining room whether it is classic or modern one—the more modern the simpler the shape. Usually, wall sconce lighting is placed in multiple numbers. You can place cabinet between the, or attach them on both side of the door frame.
Anyway, you can also try pendant lighting. It is quite popular choice for your main source of light. It can match any style but mostly it can deal better with modern and contemporary style of a dining room. The shape of pendant lighting is various, mostly tube. You can modify the placement of pendant lighting if you use more than one. The creative grouping would add additional values for the room.
The most sophisticated yet very familiar is chandelier. Nowadays there are so many kinds and shapes of chandeliers. It is preferred among home owner because it has unique shapes and gives an impressive touch. You can match the style of your room with the style of the chandelier. Commonly, traditional dining room would have very large and sophisticated chandelier while casual or modern dining room would have simpler one such as crystal chandelier.
Those are the types of dining room lights you can take them for your dining room. Better think about which atmosphere that you would create in your dining room before deciding the lighting. It can’t be too dim as well as too bright. So your lighting must be very carefully considered.