Your Guide to Dramatic Lighting

Your Guide to Dramatic Lighting

Lighting Showstoppers

These aren’t your grandmother’s flush mounts. These are the no-holds-barred, where’d-you-get-that-light showstoppers. The kind of lights that surprise you. The kind of lights that take your breath away. If lighting is the jewelry of the home, these fixtures are straight out of Tiffany’s.

Elk Lighting Cascadia

Elk Lighting Cascadia 29-Light Chandelier

Imagine stepping into the foyer of a modern European palace: wide columns, winding staircases, marble floors, and this chandelier. It’s impossibly beautiful, with 29-lights and clear crystal.

Schonbek New Orleans

Schonbek New Orleans 45 Light Chandelier

Reminiscent of the New Orleans French Quarter, this gorgeous 45 light chandelier has an opulent display of crystal, complimented by a hand-cut crystal column and ornate framework. Schonbek uses Swarovski crystal, make this a particularly lovely piece.

Maxim Chantilly

Maxim Lighting Chantilly Foyer Pendant

Don’t let the “pendant” part fool you—this is one dramatic fixture. We loved it so much we put it in our showroom. The chantilly collection features metal frames gracefully draped with Nickel finished jewelry chain. Metal trim rings of Polished Nickel add sharp contrast to the softness of the chain, which conceals the xenon light source.

Crystorama Solaris

Crystorama Solaris 6 Light Chandelier

Orb chandeliers are trending now, and what better way to dramatize this look than with Swarovski crystal? This chandelier by Crystorama is made of hand-painted wrought iron sphere and a crystal chandelier dressed with clear Swarovski Strass crystals.

Schonbek Eclyptix

Schonbek Eclyptix

Pictures do not do this fixture justice. We saw it at the Lighting Show in January and it’s a real WOW piece. The glistening crystals are encompassed by a circular, shaded chandelier. It’s just the right balance between contemporary and traditional.

Corbett Lighting Inertia

Corbett Lighting Inertia 8 Light Pendant

A hand crafted masterpiece. This timeless piece combines crystal and stainless prisms to enhance the silver leaf finish. As if that isn’t enough, exuding light makes this the centerpiece of any room.

Starburst Lighting

Elk Lighting 31 Light Starburst Chandelier

This chandelier has graced New York’s Metropolitan Opera since its opening in 1964. The celestial body of this fixture explodes with large metal offshoots that are coupled with polished faceted crystal balls. With a pairing of this kind, this chandelier could be mistaken for an art piece.

Schonbek Refrax

Schonbek Refrax 23 Light Pendant

It’s hip to be square—especially when four foot bars of striking colored crystals are dominating the space. A simple, yet unique design, Swarovski elements make any room sparkle.

Light Enigma Chandelier

PLC 12 Light Enigma Chandelier

With this chandelier, it’s easy to make a statement. This is where ultra-sleek meets modern. Elegant polished chrome is embellished by frosted glass shades, making this spherical fixture a show-stopper for any room.

Villandry Chandelier

Fine Art Lamps Villandry Chandelier

This magnificently crafted chandelier has hand-blown ribbed glass candles accented by antique silver leaf and black metal. This elegant piece is more than just a light fixture, it’s a statement.

Schonbek Chantant

Schonbek Chantant Strant 18” Long Pendant

This long pendant makes a strong statement. Use multiple pendants over a glamorous, deco-inspired bar. At 18,” clear crystals gracefully hang, producing a sophisticated ambiance fit for royalty.

Spellbound Pendant

Corbett Lighting Spellbound Pendant

This light takes on a modern twist. White aluminum is beautifully handcrafted with polished stainless accents. While it elegantly hangs from the ceiling, it adds an exquisite touch to any space.

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