Lighting is an essential element of your dining room. You can make a style statement and create a welcoming ambience with the choice of your lighting design. If you want to create a romantic dining room space, the use of classuc different lighting design to highlight different areas can make a big difference. Your dining room furniture will also get a special gleam from the lighting effects.
A pair of quirky table lamps placed on a sideboard wash the walls with light for subtle ambient illumination. The chandelier over the dining table draws attention to the silver leaf ceiling. Design by Ana Donohue
Chandeliers aren’t just for traditional dining rooms: A sleek metal chandelier with adjustable arms complements this space’s contemporary style. Recessed light fixtures illuminate both the kitchen and dining areas. Design by Andreas Charalambous
Glass pendant lights provide ambient lighting and put the spotlight on this dining room’s beautiful Carrera marble table. The custom-designed wall of shelving is equipped with brilliant accent lights, making it the focal point of the room. Design by Shane Inman
Cove lighting, installed in a ledge high on the wall, adds a glamorous touch to this elegant dining room. A sparkling crystal chandelier and coordinating wall sconces cast ambient light throughout the room. Design by Lina Khatib
Simple and effective, a chandelier over the table is a classic way to light a dining room. Improve this lighting feature by installing a dimmer to enhance the mood of your meals.
Layers of Light
Designer Barbi Krass incorporated multiple lighting features to illuminate this spacious dining room. Recessed fixtures and double chandeliers provide ambient and task lighting over the table, while accent lighting in the built-in shelves highlights beautiful dishware.
Installing simple wall sconces with a dimmer control is an easy way to create versatile lighting in your dining room. Here, designer Troy Beasley paired wall sconces with recessed light fixtures to accentuate the built-in shelves.