Whether modern or more classical in design, chandeliers add drama to any space.
In the master bedroom of this Cold Spring Harbor house, Huntington-based designer Kate Singer wanted the lighting to visually lower the high-tray ceiling. She wound up with a statement piece -- a John-Richard Collection silver-plated chandelier with silk shade -- that connected what could have been an overwhelming space with the rest of the room in a "warm, intimate way," she says. Info: johnrichard.com.
In designing this dining area in the kitchen of a Commack condo, Sea Cliff interior designer Margreet Cevasco hung a chandelier with a fluted shade, available only to the trade, to add a focal point to the table. "The sculptural shape makes it more transitional than contemporary," she says. The polished nickel oversized finial helped create intimacy, she adds.
The runway-inspired Flirt chandelier from Corbett Lighting combines nickel chains, rock amethyst and clear crystals to reinterpret the traditional oversized chandelier for today. Available with five or eight lights Info: corbettlighting.com.
This six-armed candelabra chandelier from the new Murray Feiss Adan Collection is made of solid burnished wood, accented with rustic iron metal fittings and cascades of round resin beads descending from its highest point. Info: murrayfeiss.lightingnewyork.com.