powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

Lighting for foyer and hallway

aquajulieDecember 26, 2012
I am planning on replacing the lighting in my entry and hallway. I have a long hallway open to the living room that runs the length of the first floor. It has three recessed lights that I am planning on converting to pendants (see 1st photo). I am leaning toward bronze lantern-style lighting that would coordinate with the chandelier in the living room (see 2nd photo). How large should they be and how low should they hang? I want visual impact so I don't want to go too small. Ceilings are 9 ft high and 46" wide in hallway. In addition I want to replace the outdated chandelier in entryway (see 3rd photo) and would like suggestions for size and style. The entryway faces the living room and is vaulted with a catwalk upstairs dividing entry and living room. Entry fixture needs to complement chandelier in living room (close-up in 4th photo) and fixtures I add down hallway. Entry ceiling is 18 ft high and fixture will hang in front of a window above front door that is 6 ft x 6 ft. As you can see I have a traditional home with lots of moldings and windows. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mfheryford
What about something that would mimic the arch of your ceiling? Urban Electric sells beautiful fixtures in a variety of scale. This one might have real visual impact for the long hallway and it comes in brass: http://www.urbanelectricco.com/#/Collection/By_Category/Ceiling/Dover_Ball/
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 1:33PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
decoenthusiaste
Missing your other photos, but would suggest semi-flush drums in the hall and a hanging drum in the living area. What is the metal of the sconces in the living room. Will they remain or change?
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 1:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mfheryford
Here is a photo of one version of the Dover Ball. However, it comes in a softer globe (white) and other metals. Check out the photo gallery. I have a couple of lights from UE and they are beautiful.
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 1:40PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Foyer lighting
We are looking for 2 ceiling lights for our entry way/foyer....
nycmama1225
Light Fixture for Foyer
We are redoing our front entrance. It is a 1930s style...
ruburr
FOYER/UPSTAIRS HALLWAY WALL DECOR
I can't decide what to do with our upstairs foyer/entry...
wmrosman
Need help with this massive foyer and large hallway!
My husband LOVES this open foyer. Me, not so much....
cassiev86
More Discussions
Need help for 2 story family friendly room
We have recently moved into our home and this room...
rhzillmer
Help with too much black furniture.
I posted a similar question to this recently, but wanted...
pennywurst
Please help me with my small family room!
Hello! My fiancé and I moved into our first home last...
mrs_elle
Will anything go with these?
I need two more chairs to cap off my dinning table....
Eastman Services
Suggestions on color palette for warm kitchen & dining area
I've been in my new house for almost a year and would...
sarahpberg
People viewed this after searching for:
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.