Good Questions: Which Light Fixture for My Living Room?

Good Questions: Which Light Fixture for My Living Room?

Aaron Able
Feb 6, 2009

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Hello Apartment Therapy! I am in need of some advice for a lighting fixture for my living room. The room opens up into the dining room and kitchen. Essentially it is one great room, three separate spaces. In my dining room I have the Nelson Saucer lamp, in my kitchen, I have three white globe pendants, and in my living room I have a few stray wires hanging down where a mismatched ceiling fan used to be. My question is, what could I hang in my living room that would complement but not compete with the lighting in the rest of the space?

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I'm considering IKEA's 365+ Brasa, the PH 5 Pendant Lamp, the Le Klint 172 or a simple drum shade pendant. I have plenty of light coming from several different points throughout the living room so the ceiling light need not be task specific. Since both the kitchen and dining areas have their "statement piece', I want the same for the living room. The LR fixture will hang directly over a large 4' square coffee table. My ceilings are 8'. See my decor style from the pics. Thanks for your help, Brie.

1 Brie's living room — she wants a pendant in the center of the room.
2 Brie's dining area and kitchen, both open to the living space.
3 IKEA's 365+ Brasa pendant
4 PH 5 Pendant Lamp
5 Le Klint 172

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