added by colleenshipley
(3 weeks ago)
In this kitchen, three pendants bring in a shot of color and draw up the red-toned stain on the island cabinetry. Long, conical pendants like these can be hung a little higher than some other shapes.
Here's how to determine how high to hang your pendants (you'll need three people, but it's worth it): Before installing your pendants, have one person climb a ladder and hold the light fixture in what looks like a good position. Have a second person measure the distance from the bottom of the pendant to the floor. The third person's job is to decide which height works best. Keep in mind that you want the pendant low enough to hide the glare of a light bulb but high enough so that the pendant doesn't act as a barrier. No room and no fixture will have the same sweet spot. When you find yours,