Chandeliers and pendants will give your space added appeal.
Swapping out crystals for painted wooden beads, this Empire chandelier maintains its usual curves and exudes a chic yet relaxed vibe.
Fur.nish, 3413 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, (504) 702-8514, furniture.com. Iron and pine Whitney chandelier (24 inches by 39 inches), $695.
given to abstraction
Leave it to designer Kelly Wearstler to create a practical yet sculptural light fixture that’s also an ode to modernist art.
Rivers Spencer, 3909 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 609-2436, riversspencerhome.com. Cubist chandelier (36 inches by 31.25 inches) in gold, $1,659.
Bold and beveled
The Symphony five-light chandelier exudes golden glamor with bevelled stems, a gold leaf glaze, and an asymmetrical frame.
Lighting Inc., 8180 Earhart Blvd., New Orleans, (504) 486-5761, lightinginconline.com. Five-light Symphony chandelier (27 inches by 53.75 inches), $4,829.
Highlighting casual sophistication, this substantial jute pendant will warm your space with natural texture and flattering filtered light.
Meadow Blu, meadowblu.com. Selamat two-tier cocktail pendant (24 inches by 12 inches), $245.
An aged brass beauty that glistens with mid-century modern appeal, this chandelier’s linear orientation makes it ideal for illuminating a dining table or kitchen island.
Lighting Direct, lightingdirect.com. James Allan Lafayette seven-light linear chandelier (24 inches by 24 inches by 40 inches), $1,010.50.
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