With its generally rectangular shape, linear suspension ceiling lights are a great way to make a room look wider or longer and since the shape of the fixture lies along a single plane, it's easy to keep a room from becoming over-stimulated with ceiling lights. This style of linear chandelier are especially great over long dining room tables, billiard (pool) tables and over the kitchen island, complementing the shape of each area and providing ample downlighting.
Where A Liner Suspension Works Best
Contemporary linear suspension fixtures lend themselves to the modern dining room and kitchen the horizontal length and bright downlighting. Over the dining table, you'll love the widespread light a linear fixture can offer and it's also the ideal option to hang over a kitchen island when you prefer light coming from one source versus many. In luxurious dining rooms, a crystal linear suspension from Swarovski Lighting or Schonbek are particularly prone to taking the stage as the premier focus of your dining room, with a glitzy appearance creating beautiful prisms on neighboring walls and surfaces. In the game room, you may consider a linear suspended light as an alternative to traditional pendants or flushmounts, giving the space a bit more edge and illumination. Linear pendants and linear chandeliers will provide exceptional lighting over a billiard table, giving you the perfect amount of light you need when playing pool.
A Linear Suspension for Every Style
This collection of linear lighting spans multiple decorative styles ranging from modern linear suspension lights to hand-forged wrought iron fixtures that will have you staring at the ceiling. In contemporary dining rooms and kitchens, consider linear ceiling lighting from Jonathan Adler or Sonneman Lighting. Both Jonathan Adler and Robert Sonneman embrace modern design in their illustrious ceiling light designs. In a transitional living space, look to the linear fixtures from Arteriors or Kichler. And finally, support an eco-friendly lifestyle with an LED linear suspension from the environmentally-focused line by Cerno. For any style of dining room, kitchen or living room, you are guaranteed to find the perfect suspension here.
Choosing the Right Size Linear Suspension
Although generally rectangular in shape, linear suspension lighting is offered in a number of lengthy sizes. Before choosing a linear fixture for your home, be sure to measure your dining table, kitchen island, billiard table or any structure where the fixture will be mounted. Additionally, you will want to review common dimensions of the suspension including its height, width, weight and cable suspension length. With the proper measurements, you will be able to accurately choose your new fixture. If you have any questions about the sizes of the linear or rectangular ceiling lights featured here, please call our lighting experts at 877.445.4486.
Other Great Options
In any space you are considering hanging a linear pendant or linear chandelier, you may also want to consider a multi-light pendant. Multi-light pendants offer similar length but separate into three or more individual lights all wired through a single track system. Likewise, you may wish to string together a cluster of mini pendant lights to achieve a similar lighting effect but from multiple sources of light.