Why We Love Staircase Chandeliers
Propped high above the staircase, these modern chandeliers make a statement each and every time your guests ascend or descend the stairs. Typically found in the entryway or foyer, this style of chandelier finds itself as the main attraction of your home as soon as guests enter the front door. And while you'll like statement it makes, you'll also apprecite the amount of illumination it provides for the space.
Where Staircase Chandeliers Work Best
Find the ideal mix of luxury and functional lighting in this assortment of staircase chandeliers. These modern works of art suspend beautifully from the ceiling and act as instant conversation pieces to guests entering your home. Found in the grand entryway or in the foyer that leads into the staircase, a chandelier makes an immediate decorative impact while also providing a plentiful amount of light. From handcrafted structures with keen attention to detail to eye-catching suspensions outfitted with luxury-exuing Swarovksi crystals, this selection of modern chandeliers has it all.
Iconic Staircase Chandeliers We Love
This collection of decorative chandeliers have the unique ability to fit into a variety of interiors ranging from purely modern to those with more classical implements. Depending on your personal aesthetics and how you want your home to look, you're guaranteed to find just the right option. Find classic charm in any of the chandeliers adorning a vintage reporduction Edison light bulb. We especially like the fixtures from Minka-Lavery or Feiss. Look to Hinkley Lighting for well-made multi-tier chandeliers that are unapologettically bold. And if you prefer energy efficiency in your home, check out the LED selection from Modern Forms. Finally, opt for a truly luxurious fixture with any of the crystal chandeliers available.
How to Choose the Best Staircase Chandelier
As with any ceiling light fixture, you'll begin your search for a new chandelier by understanding the most appropriate size you need. If you are replacing an existing chandelier in your grand entryway or foyer, simply take note of its dimensions. You'll want to be mindful of common sizing metrics like height, diameter, suspension length (how far it hangs from the ceiling) and in some cases, its weight. Once you know the parameter of sizes you can choose from, the next step is to identify your specific style. This may include characteristics like color, finish, shape and material. Next, if you need the light fixture to provide a substantial amount of illumination, check its lumen output and required light bulbs. Finally, once you are able to pick out the perfect chandelier to hang over your staircase, clarify any remaining questions with your electrician prior to installation.
A chandelier is just one choice for getting your lighting right in the entryway or foyer. You may also wish to layer the light in the space with wall sconces or a console lamp placed atop an entry table. Be sure to browse all of entryway lighting to see how creative you can get with your lighting scheme. And lastly, place any of your new lighting on a dimmer switch to get the mood just right for the room.