Eleonore Mercier Pendant Lighting March 25, 2019 08:39:59
Pendant lights drops or suspenders whatever you call them the looks and purpose remain unchanged. They all refer to the hanging lights that instantly change the décor of a simple looking place. It is true that they are mainly used for decoration purposes but a pendant here and a pendant there does make a world of a difference.
LED bulbs are becoming the more popular choice for pendant lighting. They are perfect for task lighting and they are energy efficient but they can be more expensive than traditional bulbs. However LED bulbs also last longer than standard bulbs. The style of the pendant determines the bulb required.
Modern ones can classified on the basis of the material used in them. The shades could be glass combination of glass and metal or fabric. While fabric gives a warm feeling glass can give more clarity in vision. Glass and metal together can give an antique style to your room.
Pendants are optimally used in places that cannot accommodate a table lamp. For example a corner of a living room might not have enough space to fit in a lamp shade. In such cases suspending the light brightens up the place and at the same time saves on space.
When required to light up a huge area and at the same time maintain uniform light throughout the one system is the best. The best example here can be restaurant lighting. A restaurant is a place where guests are seated on different tables and all tables require uniform lighting. The light should be bright enough to help them enjoy a comfortable meal. A pendant hung just over every table will serve the purpose effectively.
Light will either be directed up or down depending on the shape or type of shade used. Pendants that are inverted will stream light to the ceiling. This provides ambient or mood lighting in a space. Pendants with open bottoms focus light downward allowing them to be task lighting above a workspace like a kitchen island.