One of the most striking and beautiful trends in custom lighting is the multi-pendants chandelier. These fixtures are a creative and a unique way to introduce lighting into a space. Additionally, multi-pendant chandeliers define the space in a modern way. AM Studio specializes in designing multi-pendant fixtures that are customizable towards each client's objectives.
Chandeliers have been symbols of grace and elegance in interior
design for centuries, but many of us, when we hear the word, conjure up an
image of the traditional "crystal chandelier” with upturned points and lights
that resemble candles. These are the types of light fixtures that were often
installed in stately manor homes or castles in earlier centuries. That classic
elegance can still be found; custom lighting designers have many clients that
still prefer the traditional chandelier for formal dining rooms or large
spaces. But the multi-pendants chandelier is a contemporary rethinking of the
traditional form that can be graceful, beautiful, highly adaptable, and perfect
for 21st century interior design.
chandeliers can be hung in any area of the home. They can be created from a
wide variety of materials including porcelain, wood, fabric, Mylar,
thermoplastics, and others. Two of the most popular materials for multi-pendant
- Metals. Pendants of brushed
stainless steel, polished chrome, brass, copper, aluminum, and other metals are
popular due to the reflective bounce that metal can give to light and the
modern look they lend to the form.
- Glass. Glass artisans have been
particularly creative with the multi-pendants form. Glass also has wonderful
interplay with light, and a huge number of shapes can be created. Colour is
also a virtually limitless option for glass chandeliers, as pendants can be
uniformly coloured or multi-coloured.
traditional chandeliers, contemporary fixtures
can also feature lights hanging at different heights. In fact,
one trend is to create a dramatic "curtain” effect using pendants of varying
lengths, sometimes stretching from ceiling to floor.
Some of the
most beautiful pendant lighting is on display at the Toronto's annual International Design
recent shows have included praise for the fused glass multi-pendants look. In
addition to articles about these fixtures that have appeared in major
newspapers such as the Toronto Star and
the Montreal Gazette, many interior
singing the praises of the multi-pendant chandelier.
are traditionally hung over the dining table, in large formal rooms such as
ballrooms or living rooms, or in entryways or foyers. However, multi-pendants
chandeliers are extremely versatile, and suitable for virtually any space in
the home. Homeowners have sometimes opted to install several smaller
chandeliers in formal rooms, rather than one large one. This allows light to
radiate from various points in the room, and can generate an interplay of light
lighting designers will work with you to design the perfect plan for your home.
Lighting is one of the major elements of design, and can create effects that
greatly influence the atmosphere and mood of any room. Light can make rooms
seem smaller or larger, for example. Warm coloured light lends a room a
comfortable and welcoming air; blue or green light is calming and cooler.
Whether you prefer a sleek modern look with unobtrusive lighting, or a dramatic
fixture that can become the focus of the room, one of Toronto's better custom
designers can imagine a custom multi-pendants chandelier that will suit your
showroom today, and let multi-pendants chandeliers light up your life!