I'm sorry. It's silly, I know, but I can't write this without thinking of Chris Farley saying "fat guy in a little coat". Unlike that unfortunate pairing, though, an over-sized pendant in a small room just works:Large as it may be, the pendant takes up no floor space since it's suspended overhead. What it does do, though, is introduce an entirely new scale, creating a dynamic feeling that livens a small space. This living room by Faiella Design exemplifies the phenomenon:
What do you think? Would you do this in a small room of your own? Or have you already?
Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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