Your home’s entryway is the first impression that you make when inviting guests into your home. The light that you choose for this space can make or break the overall vibe, so we want to help you by providing tips for choosing a foyer chandelier.
Having a light that fits the size of the space is key. Too large, and it makes the room feel too small, and vice-versa. We have tips for helping you choose a foyer chandelier to fit the size of your space:
Step 1: Measure the dimensions of your foyer’s length and width in feet
Step 2: Combine the sum of the two numbers for your ideal fixture diameter (in inches)
Step 3: Take the height of your ceiling in feet
Step 4: Multiply the number of feet by the ceiling height by 2.5 and 3 inches to determine your ideal light fixture height
For example, if your room measures 10’d x 10’w x 10’h, you would follow these steps as so:
Step 1: 10-foot length x 10-foot width
Step 2: 10 + 10 = 20. 20 inches will be our ideal diameter.
Step 3: 10-foot ceilings
Step 4: 10 x 2.5 = 25, and 10 x 3 = 30. 25” - 30” is our ideal fixture height.
As another example, if your foyer is 6’ x 8’ with 11’ ceilings, your calculations would be:
Step 1: 8-foot length x 6-foot width
Step 2: 8 + 6 = 14. 14 inches will be our ideal diameter.
Step 3: 12-foot ceilings
Step 4: 11 x 2.5 = 27.5, and 11 x 3 = 33. 27.5” - 33” is our ideal fixture height.
Once you’ve found the ideal dimensions for your light fixture, there are a few additional things to keep in mind:
At Lighting Connection, it’s our goal to make your shopping experience as easy as possible. One way we do this is by categorizing our products by style, so you can filter down your search based on the overall vibe of your home. Here are a couple of our absolute fave’s by style:
Modern Foyer Lights
We love to bring in a pop of metal for modern homes. A few of our favorites to go with any modern room include the Artistry, Bourdreaux, Zodiac, and Zanadoo chandeliers. Each comes in a variety of finishes to match the other materials used often throughout your home.
Industrial Foyer Lights
Industrial lights have been growing in popularity over the last several years, and we have worked to curate a selection of unique and affordable lights to go in your home. Featuring mixed metals and unique designs, some of our top picks include chandeliers such as Belton, Tanner, and Lennex, or pendant such as the Urban Orb. No matter which you choose, there is no wrong choice -- each will equally stun your visitors upon arrival!
French Country Fixtures
The perfect blend of sophisticated and rustic, we love using these French country lights in a foyer. With wooden accents, a few of our most popular picks in this style include the Nori, Norridge, Carlotta, and Middlefield Chandeliers.
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