Island fixture
hovep01June 13, 2014
I have an island that is 60" long and found a light that is 47". Is that too long for the island? Also, have stainless appliances, faucets. Is it OK to go with bronze over island? Cabinets are white
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hovep01
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    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 2:59PM
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Any chance of a photo of the space and the fixture in question? Ideally you want 12-16" from the edge of the island/table (for aesthetics and so nobody bumps their head) HOWEVER, the "visual weight" of the fixture does play a roll on how big you can go.
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:10PM
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What is the style of the kitchen? Consider using track lighting that is also stainless. Track lighting is usually long and will look perfectly with the island.
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:13PM
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hovep01
Transitional style. Here is picture of work in progess
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:19PM
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hovep01
And her is fixture
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:21PM
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I don't see a problem going with a rubbed bronze. It's more important that any fixtures nearby share a similar finish rather than trying to match the appliances IMHO. Do they by chance make that fixture in a double rather than triple shade? A double-shade would be less "weighty" I believe. Maybe similar to these?
Wilmington Chandelier - Elysburg Island Fixture
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:23PM
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hovep01
Kitchen
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:23PM
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hovep01
Unfortunately this one only came in triple. Here are 2 other options we were looking at
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:27PM
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Great idea with the transom cabinets!
I would lean more toward the second photo. Also, I assume you have only one junction box over the island?
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:42PM
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hovep01
Correct on the one box. So 3 shade is too much? I will check the Wilmington fixture you suggested. Thanks
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:49PM
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hovep01
And thanks on the transom call out
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:53PM
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No problem - excellent idea - will look great once completed!
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 3:54PM
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