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Posted by jockewing
Sat, Sep 11, 10 at 13:23
|I have been searching high and low for a really cool chandelier to go over my breakfast table dining area. Lately, I am finding myself mixing modern and mid-century looks with my "transitional" style, and when it comes to lighting, I have always been drawn to more modern styles. I have found several that I like, but they all seem to be very expensive ($700 and up). I really like a lot of Jonathan Adler's light and Thomas O'Brien's lights. Originally, I had decided I wanted a drum shade pendant, but I bought one and was dissatisfied with the amount of light it put out (the shade obscured too much of the light). Believe it or not, I am even toying around with the idea of using one of those "sputnik" lights from the 60's. Does anyone know of some sources where I can find stylish, expensive-LOOKING fixtures?
Here are some of the lights I really like:
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|What is the price range in which you would be comfortable? I know lots of folks will want to help, but it would be great not to waste your time posting things that are still out of your comfort zone. |
I like some of your choices. Not sure the sputnik would be good down in everyone’s faces at a dining table, but I do love the look of it!
|We have similar taste so I will be watching to see what others say. |
Good luck in your search!
|Did you try www.lighting direct.com? They have some decent prices, tho I didn't look thru all your choices.|
|I'd probably prefer to stay below $500, although I might exceed that for something perfect.|
|Google *lighting*. Most websites have *narrow your search* options to choose from, including price, style, size, color etc.--very helpful. You could spend hours looking...|
|Here are the pics: |
Thomas O'Brien 'Ziyi'
Thomas O'Brien (not sure of name)
Jonathan Adler 'Meurice'
|i really like the "ziyi"!! a very nice looking chandelier without being too contemporary looking!|
|Well I have ordered the "Piper" chandelier from Mitchell Gold: |
I really like this chandelier--modern and trad. at the same time. I think I might have preferred the polished nickel finish, but from what I understand, this style has been discontinued and they only have the natural brass left. I still like it and I hear brass (especially natural brass) is coming back. Also, it was on clearance for only $150!!! with tax! Didn't know you could get anything from Mitchell Gold for that price.
It should be here in about a week or 10 days. I'm excited!
|check Bellacor's clearance section. I have bought several expensive lights that were returned for low prices from the. |
|Wayfair.com has great deals on lights too, I have a light in my powder room that was about 1/5 the price on other sites. It on clearance, but I still see it on other sites.|
|This is a VERY old thread. I wonder why it is here... It was here before gmp3 responded, so it was resurrected on its own. The gnomes are at it again...|
|It was spammed. I reported it, they removed the spam, but it still will show as having current posts until we let it die. :-)|
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