Why We Love Dining Room Linear Suspension
A linear suspension is the ideal companion to rectangular dining tables. And in most dining rooms, a linear chandelier provides a spread of illumination that is welcomed and appreciated for elegant dinner parties or everyday dining. Not only does this style of suspension light fit the dining table's dimensions perfectly, it also brings impactful style to the room that will impress you and your guests time and time again. Linear suspension blends into nearly any style of dining room too, ranging from clean and contemporary to rustic and mid-century modern.
When an elongated or rectangular ceiling light is needed for any room, turn to linear lighting. Longer than a typical pendant light and not quite as robust as a chandelier, linear suspension presents itself as the quintessential light fixture for dining rooms. In a space where a the dining table is the focal point of the room, you'll enjoy complementing the table's shape with a modern light fixture hanging above. From thin and energy efficient LED lights to crystal-laden suspensions that exude luxury, you'll be sure to love a linear fixture from this curation.
A Dining Room Linear Chandelier For Every Style
Although intrinsically modern, just the right linear ceiling light has the ability to fit in any dining room aesthetic. If it's luxury you're after, check out the crystal chandeliers from Schonbek Lighting. Using authentic Swarovski crystals in its collection of lighting, Schonbek allows you to transform your dining room's look instantly into one of elegance and class. Dining rooms filled with transitional light fixtures will be complemented well by a Sea Gull Lighting linear suspension and look to Kichler if it is an industrial aesthetic you like. LZF's linear pendants are lightweight, clean-lined and contemporary, yet stunning and awe-inspiring. Dramatic shapes become pieces of artwork for the dining room with the selection from Rich Brilliant Willing and achieve a classic chandelier look with a fixture from Minka Lavery.
Choosing the Best Dining Room Linear Light
Choosing the right suspension light fixture for your dining room begins by finding the right size. You'll want to try to choose a linear suspension that best complements the existing furniture in your dining room keeping in mind that these fixtures are long and can take up a lot of real estate on the ceiling. Take note of a fixture's length, width and height to gauge if it will be appropriate for your dining room's dimensions. With a size in mind, turn your attention the colors and finishes that blend into the room's existing decor. Lastly, the suspension's lumen output and required light bulb type will help you determine just how bright it will be in your home. If you have any questions abut the dining room linear light fixtures featured here, please call our lighting experts at 877.445.4486.
What if my dining table is not rectangular? That's okay, you'll find plenty of other modern options that can best suit the size and shape of your dining table. Chandeliers are made available in a variety of sizes and shapes, while pendants and hanging lights are made available as bowl shapes, drum shapes and robust multi-light designs. For any dining room, there's a well-designed ceiling light just waiting to introduce itself. And with a ceiling light in place, consider layering the room's illumination with sconces mounted on the wall or a table lamp at home on the buffet table.