Pendant lights are versatile fittings that can be used in any room you feel they would suit. Therefore with that in mind the recommendations below are not set in stone, but simply guidelines to help you make stylised decisions. For a comprehensive guide to the different types of pendants click here. There are so many to choose from so make sure you find the right one for your decor.
What room is it for?
For the dining room:
You may want to consider a bar pendant. They light rectangular dining tables perfectly by complementing the shape.
For the kitchen:
You may want to install Rise and Fall Lighting. This is a versatile option suited to the practicalities of the kitchen. As the name implies a Rise and Fall Light can be adjusted to different height levels. This is extremely useful for the numerous tasks you have to perform in the kitchen. The functionality is also perfect for changing the mood to suit the occasion.
For living areas and bedrooms:
Anything you like, within reason. As the pendant light is so versatile you only need to consider what will suit the room in terms of size and style.
For almost anywhere:
A single pendant is a simple and classic way to light any room you think it is appropriate for. You can't go far wrong with a single pendant as they tend to suit rooms of all sizes.
For the hallway, staircase and high ceilings:
You may want to add something that is attractive and eye-catching. Cluster and cascade lighting is the perfect way to add elegance and prestige to your home. Cluster and Cascade Lighting will generally be more suited to higher ceilings.
Nevertheless at the end of the day it is completely up to you what pendant lights you choose. Trust your opinion, what do you think looks best?