How do you light a dining room without overhead lighting?

How do you illuminate a dining room?

Tips for lighting a dining room

  1. 1) Base your lighting around your dining table. …
  2. 2) Use a single large pendant light over a small dining table. …
  3. 3) Use multiple pendants in odd numbers. …
  4. 4) Use pendant lights to demarcate a dining area in an open plan space. …
  5. 5) Use a dimmer to control mood (and flatter your guests)

How do you light a dining room table?

A chandelier, pendant/suspension, or non-linear multi-pendant light fixture make sense over a round table. A linear suspension or linear multi-pendant light fixture make sense over a rectangular table. While you wouldn’t want a linear light over a round table, you could use two round lights over a rectangular table.

What type of light should be in the dining room?

Warmer lighting, including soft white, are the better option for making your dining room feel cozy and inviting. You may also consider color-changing light bulbs or multiple colored light bulbs for multi-purpose dining rooms.

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