# What shapes light oval table?

## Can you put a rectangle light over an oval table?

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Consider the Dining Table’s Size and Shape

So a 5-foot round dining table (60 inches) needs a chandelier with a diameter of 20 inches. **Oval or rectangular tables can take a slightly wider chandelier**.

## What shape light goes over a round table?

**A chandelier, pendant/suspension, or non-linear multi-pendant light fixture** make sense over a round table. A linear suspension or linear multi-pendant light fixture make sense over a rectangular table. While you wouldn’t want a linear light over a round table, you could use two round lights over a rectangular table.

## Can you put a square light fixture over a round table?

For round tables, it is recommended that you use round or bowl-shaped or hexagonal lighting fixture. **If the table is square or rectangle, you can try using an oval or rectangle or square fixture or any linear pendant light**. When it comes to table size, a small table would look good with a large pendant light.

## How big should a chandelier be over an oval table?

The diameter of a dining room chandelier should be about **one-half to two-thirds the width of the table over which it will be hanging**. Another version of this rule is that the diameter of the fixture should be about 1 foot less in diameter than the width of the dining room table at its widest point.

## What is trending in kitchen lighting?

What is Trending in Kitchen Lighting? – **Recessed Lighting**. A popular ambient light source, recessed lighting can uniformly light up every corner of the kitchen and can make the room feel larger since it takes up a minimal amount of visual space.

## How big should a light fixture be over a round table?

A chandelier should be **12 inches smaller than the table width** (or diameter if it’s a round table). Example: if your dining table is 42 inches wide, your chandelier should be 30 inches in diameter (42 – 12 = 30).

## How big should a chandelier be over a 48 round table?

The best way to achieve this is to select a fixture that’s diameter is somewhere between half and three quarters the diameter (or width) of the tabletop. For example, if the dining room table was 48″ wide x 60″ long, the chandelier that is **24″ to 36″ in diameter** would be an appropriate size to compliment the table.

## Can chandelier be as wide as table?

**The diameter for a chandelier hung over a table should be one foot less than the width of the tabletop to avoid hitting heads**. If you want to place two smaller chandeliers over a long table, choose a diameter that’s about one-third of the width of the table.

## Can a chandelier be too big?

**A chandelier that is too large can easily overpower a room and its inhabitants**; one that is too small becomes insignificant and decreases the perceived value of the entire space. By following a few interior design guidelines for choosing the correct size, you will maximize the impact of the fixture.

## How big should a light fixture be over a 60 inch table?

It’s also recommended that the dimensions of the fixture should be **approximately one-third of the width of the dining table**. For example, a five-foot round dining table (60 inches) should have a diameter of about 20 inches; a rectangular or oval-shaped table could have a wider or elongated chandelier.

## How do I know if my chandelier is too big?

A simple way to determine a chandelier size is to **add the dimensions of the room together in feet and then convert the answer to inches**. The answer in inches should equal the diameter of the fixture. So if your room measures 10′ x 14′ the diameter of the fixture should be about 24″.