How do you measure a foyer chandelier?
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Hereof, what size should a foyer light be?
The rule of thumb for designers is that the hanging lighting fixture should have 2 to 3 inches of height for each foot of ceiling height. For example, a 10-foot high foyer ceiling calls for a chandelier that is 20 to 30 inches in height.
Subsequently, question is, how do I choose a foyer light? Measure the height of your ceiling Ideally, a foyer chandelier should hang about 7 feet off the floor for ceilings measuring 10 feet. With a ceiling height of less than 10 feet, you need a smaller chandelier which measures less than 27 inches tall.
Thereof, how high should a chandelier hang in a 2 story foyer?
How do you measure a light fixture?
To determine the diameter of a light fixture that's best for your space:
- Measure the length and width of the room in feet. Example: 10 feet by 12 feet.
- Add the two lengths together.
- Swap that value in feet for inches (so 20 feet becomes 20 inches)
- This is the ideal diameter for a light fixture in this room.