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Living Room Chandelier Ideas

When looking for ceiling lighting for your living room, chandeliers offer an excellent choice to add ambient lighting and an instant wow factor to your space. Living room chandeliers come in a wide range of styles, whether you are looking for a bold sputnik chandelier or an understated, minimalist design in an ultra-modern chandelier. Some chandeliers offer you the chance to customize your lighting experience with adjustable arms or dimmable bulbs. Get inspired by some of these unforgettable living room chandeliers ideas.

Exhibition Worthy

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Bloom SO 120 Pendant Light By Facon de Venise

The living room, often known as the great room, is an area of the home that is always on display to guests. And there’s no better place for a chandelier with a bold design that looks more like modern art than a light fixture.

Round Minimalist

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Middlebury Round Pendant Light from Hudson Valley Lighting

If you are looking for a simple and understated solution, consider a minimalist or circular designs. With the right color choice, they can still provide the eye candy of a chandelier, without burdening the room with too much visual weight.

Shape Shifter

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Carlyle Square Chandelier from Hammerton Studio

Letting the chandelier play with shape can really elevate your lighting room design. A square living room chandelier is a perfect fit for horseshoe-shaped seating arrangements. Plus, it’s a great conversation piece for all those parties you’ll want to throw in your living room that drips with modern luxury.

Enter the Space Age

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Sputnik chandeliers, which are named after the first satellite in space, are an explosive way to showcase modern style in your living room. These bold chandeliers feature stems that jut out like starry explosions, which capture the inspiration and imagination of the Space Age.

Loving the Linear

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THIN Multiples Dyad Linear Suspension Light from Juniper Design

Linear suspension is another great option to light up living rooms when shape is a factor. Linear light bars can keep a space feeling light and airy in a small or narrow living room. They are also a great choice to hang above rectangular coffee tables or credenzas.

Bring it Back

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Image Via @ourwinecountryfarmhouse

Let your choice of chandelier add some traditional vibes to your living room. An iron chandelier with round and rectangular features can add a touch of the past to your living room. This is a great way to let mix traditional into a contemporary design.

Go Au Naturel

Wooden living room chandelier at Ylighting
Coral Chandelier from Lumen Center Italia

If you want a bring some of the magic of the great outdoors into your modern home, let your living room chandelier do that for you. Many chandeliers feature designs that are inspired by the nature, like the delicacy of a flower or the graceful curves of leaves branching out from a tree.

Reach for the Stars

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Celestial Carpet from Moooi Carpets

There is something truly captivating about the imaginative spirit of the constellations. Bring a bit of that magic indoors by choosing a living room chandelier with starry-like features. Multi-tiered chandeliers with candle-like stems can glow with the ambiance of a summer night’s sky.

The Making of Modern

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Fiama Suspension Light from Tech Lighting

An easy way to make a living room instantly transform into a contemporary oasis is to install a chandelier with tastefully modern design elements. Minimalistic features, such as clean lines, geometric shapes, and modular structures, are just some examples that can turn the ordinary into modern splendor.

Bring Back the Gilded Age

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Image Via @andrewsuvalskydesigns

If you consider your living room to be the “great room,” you need a chandelier that is worthy of the title. Multi-tired crystal chandeliers with glass drop beds are a perfect option for those looking to add a modern twist to Gilded Age style.

Must-have LEDs

LED Chandelier Living Room Ideas

LED chandeliers are very popular for the living room since you want powerful illumination that is long-lasting and environmentally conscious. Nowadays, LED chandeliers come in so many shapes and styles to match the interior design of any contemporary living room.

Mobile for the Living Room

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Bowery 3-Tier LED Chandelier By Fredrick Ramond

If you are looking for a chandelier that is sleek and contemporary, look for one with a mobile structure. The sculptural, slender form will provide some visual texture to your living room, while adding a touch of modern art at the same time.

Homage to Edison

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Everett Chandelier By Hinkley Lighting

Vintage light fixtures with a modern twist are very trendy for contemporary living rooms. Look for Edison-style chandeliers with industrial or rustic design features, such as exposed bulbs or hammer metal, which will instantly add distinctive character to your space.

The living room is one of the most heavily used areas of the modern home, so you want to make sure you have the right lighting. Consider the durability of the material and the design elements you are looking for when choosing a chandelier. LED living room chandeliers are a nice long-lasting and energy-efficient option. Most of all, make sure your living room chandelier matches your style and personality, so you will be wowed every day.

For more YLighting ideas, see our Chandelier Ideas and Living Room Ideas.

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