What Size Pendant Lamp Would Be Best?

What Size Pendant Lamp Would Be Best?

Regina Yunghans
Jun 22, 2012

Q: I've got high ceilings and a hideous light fixture in my rental, and am looking to replace the flush lighting fixture with a pendant lamp to make the space feel a little cozier. I've identified two options and just realized that I don't know how to determine what diameter/size is right for the space:

One option, the basic Home Depot globe, comes in a number of sizes and the other one, sourced right here on Apartment Therapy, is a one-size fits all.

Would love some feedback on the choices. (By the way, what you can't see in this view is a pretty dramatic sculpture that hangs over the dining table, which is why the fixture needs to be a bit more restrained)

Sent by Lizzy

Editor: Leave your suggestions for Lizzy in the comments — thanks!

• Got a question? Send us yours with pic attachments here (those with pics get answered first).

Apartment Therapy supports our readers with carefully chosen product recommendations to improve life at home. You support us through our independently chosen links, many of which earn us a commission.
moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt