Art Deco chandeliers, with its characteristic strong colors, delicate curves, geometric shapes, and beautiful lines, has had quite an impact on home decor. First noted in the 1920s, this art style has continued in its popularity since its revival during the 1960s. Choosing the best art deco chandeliers depends not only on one’s budget but also on the space in which the chandelier will go. It may be possible to purchase a truly stunning vintage art deco chandeliers that has been used in a building before, but this type of antique lighting may require special fittings or may not look appropriate in a room. Smaller art deco chandeliers are typically appropriate for homes, and reproductions are also popular. Art deco lighting is often both practical and neutral and therefore can be combined with other styles within a room seamlessly. As such, choosing an art deco chandelier is primarily a matter of finding a design that one likes.
Art deco chandeliers come in all shapes and sizes. Many incorporate the unique straight lines and defined edges of art deco design. While there are many chandeliers from this period available in lacy and crystalline designs, it is the features unique to this period that make an art deco chandelier so special. As such, if what one is looking for is a chandelier that is definitively art deco in design, it may be best to go with a fixture that is less traditionally luxurious and more characteristic of the period.