Chandeliers aren’t just for traditional dining rooms: A floral chandelier complements the ghost dining chairs and gloss brown table. A mirrored white buffet table provides a spot for decorative accents, like vases and candles.
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Track lighting can often be the best option to highlight specific parts of a room, like a favorite piece of art. In this modern dining room, the wavy track lighting becomes a focal point along with the graphic artwork and towering centerpiece.
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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.
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When planning the furniture and decor for your dining room, one of the most important design decisions you’ll make is your light fixture. Often serving as the center of focus in your dining room, the light fixture you choose will really set the overall tone for your space.
The challenge with light fixtures, though, is that they can often be pretty pricey. And since most of us are not dealing with an unlimited budget, they can quickly eat away at a project’s bottom line. We did a little digging for chic and stylish fixtures that are all under $500. Here are our 10 favorites in a variety of styles and finishes. Take a look:
If the beachy vibe fits the style of your home, this chandelier is a fun option for your dining room. Made up of individual oyster shells, the larger-sized chandelier would definitely serve well as the focal point in your dining room.
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
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
Here’s an inexpensive, slim, aluminum pendant which is a great solution for a tiny dining room. The sleek, geometric design has a modern feel. And while the single bulb won’t necessarily create a ton of additional light, it would make a nice addition in a tighter space or even in the corner of a larger room.
Here is another midcentury modern-inspired chandelier, which would be a great choice if you need a more horizontally-structured fixture. Inspired by a midcentury task lamp design, this fixture features an antique brass finish and white linen shades.
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This petite, industrial-inspired caged pendant is a perfect option for most dining rooms. The caged design produces a unique, grid-like wash of light, so it’s the perfect budget-friendly choice if you’re looking to create a more moody vibe in your space.
Two contemporary pendant lights serve double-duty as art. Romantic upholstered chairs surround a Versace dining table. Tangerine-hued draperies open to allow natural light to bounce off the hand-carved fireplace.
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.
Leo Peck creates a contemporary metal and porcelain light fixture.
A medium-sized rattan pendant like this is a great choice if you want to bring a bit of the boho vibe into your dining room. This fixture puts off a diffused, shadow-rich wash of light, creating a warm, moody feeling in your space.
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Recessed and pendant light and table lamps provide plenty of lighting in this open-concept dining room. The windows surrounding this gorgeous dining room make the space feel as if it’s floating in the night sky.
The open timber ceiling structure adds to the woodsy, natural vibe.
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Based on George Nelson’s bubble lamp, this updated fixture is perfect if you want to bring some midcentury modern vibes into your space. It’s available in both white and brown, so it would work well with almost any color scheme.
With three clear globes, this chandelier is another perfect choice for a long dining room table. With its oil-rubbed, bronze finish and Edison bulbs, it would instantly bring a vintage-inspired feel to your space.
Available in seven color choices, this simple, cone-shaped pendant is a great choice for a more modern dining room. This fixture is perfect as a single unit over a smaller table or in a pair for a larger space.
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The compact design of this banded pendant is a great choice for a space with a lower ceiling. The antique gold hue would look fantastic in a room with a darker color scheme or even as a metallic pop in an all neutral space.