Chandelier lighting used to remind people of victoria age decor. To most, they seem outdated and do not fit into any modern or contemporary home. However, chandeliers do add a touch of class and luxury, that can add a lot to a home. To strike a balance, designers have revamped and come out with contemporary chandelier lighting.
These contemporary chandelier are made of different materials that hinted modernity in the design. It used to be that only glasses are used in the making of chandelier but now, you can find a wide variety of materials from different metals such as brass, bronze and nickel. The light bulbs are also not what you are used to. Their shape and style looks more than modern art pieces than lighting fixtures.
The piece you see above is by LBL lighting and is meant for the Christmas season. Its innovation is in the stainless steel arms which can be shaped and bended by the user. This also allows you to control the direction of the light and what areas to focus on. Compared to traditional chandelier, this is very contemporary and modern.
The above example shows the kind of the innovative styles that are coming from chandelier lighting designers. So, for those fearing that chandeliers are antique, this will definitely change your mind.Let's look at one more example.
This set of chandeliers by Sonneman, such as the Rio Right Light Chandelier, are classic yet contemporary. In terms of materials, they are made of beautiful art glass drizzled with black swirls. Such contemporary chandeliers give both a classic and yet modern look for any contemporary home.
Where to buy contemporary chandelier lights
Most designer firms have websites where you can purchase directly from. Shopping online is both easy and safe. If you are willing to buy online, you can see that there is definitely more options available. I have given you both brands for you to start your search. Here are a couple more to help you along.
These chandeliers have the unique characteristics of being able to change colors. The colors can be single or multi colored. The light are even linked to a remote control so that you can change the colors as and when you like.
This beautiful piece is from shimmering lighting. it is dressed with 30% Full Lead crystal, is shown in the Polished Chrome Finish. This fixture is also available dressed with Swarovski Strass or Spectra crystals.
Prices for these contemporary chandeliers typically falls in the range of a few hundred dollars. The more crystals the chandelier has, the more expensive it will cost. If you are looking for cheap or affordable chandeliers, you need to go for those that played with the design but doesn't use expensive materials.
You can also buy them when these contemporary chandeliers are on sale. These happen usually after the festival seasons when the sites are trying to clear their inventories.
That is all for this edition of contemporary home decor ideas.