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What lighting do you have in sloping roof in non-kitchen area if not spotlights?

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said Wed 22-Jun-11 22:08:39

Don't really want spotlights in a dining part of kitchen diner. So, what do you have? Thanks

kbaby Wed 22-Jun-11 22:18:17

What about some modern wall lights combined with lamps

said Wed 22-Jun-11 22:34:29

I will do lamp/s but I'm not so keen on wall lights. I need one for over the table (which may also be a seating area if I get bored and move furniture around)

DisparityCausesInstability Wed 22-Jun-11 22:51:52

Would pendants work?

teta Thu 23-Jun-11 09:22:25

I would do pendants on a dimmer switch and maybe a few led spots on a separate switch for task-lighting.I don't think a chandelier etc. would look right unless the space is large and the ceiling is very high.

eeyore2 Thu 23-Jun-11 15:01:26

I would recommend some simple plaster wall lights, preferably up-lighting. You paint the lights the same colour as your walls. Like these: on Amazon or these

said Thu 23-Jun-11 15:52:12

Thanks for teh ideas. Trouble with walllights is that we'd still need lighting over the table. I want pendant lights but builder seems to think would look odd.

eeyore2 Thu 23-Jun-11 16:05:25

yes, pendant lights will look wrong on sloping ceilings.
Other ideas are surface-mounted spots mounted on the sloping ceiling that look pretty cool and a bit retro, like this or even some recessed up-lighters in the floor around where your dining table would go? Like this

DisparityCausesInstability Thu 23-Jun-11 16:44:14

Have seen pedants hang from a sloping ceiling many times and it looks fine - do you trust your builder's design sense?

said Thu 23-Jun-11 20:58:44

Hmm, builder has had some ideas that I hadn't thought of but, no, he's not an interior designerBut then,neither am I confused It's made more troublesome by there being a velux window over where table would be so trying to figure out if pendant/s nearby would look odd or ok. Need to see a picture to reassure me it won't look crap. But, what else do you have?

DisparityCausesInstability Thu 23-Jun-11 22:12:44

Or how about lighting on a bar which is then hung from the sloped ceiling = trying to find a link but not being successful. What style is your room?

DisparityCausesInstability Fri 24-Jun-11 11:14:16

Something like these

said Fri 24-Jun-11 17:40:12

Yes, I quite like some of those. Thanks.

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