On Chandeliers: In Chicago Life Magazine
As featured in:
Chicago Life Magazine, December 4, 2011.
Chandeliers by Pamela Dittmer McKuen.
A fun article here, as William is asked to reflect upon the history of and current rage of for extremely large illuminators which are appearing in our homes. Did you know that the word chandelier is derived from the word candela, or candle?
"A chandelier is different from all other lighting fixtures. For one, it tends to be the largest illuminator we own, and the most visible. Around a dining table, a chandelier dominates. When crowning a foyer, it receives our visitors. Chandeliers can be the signature piece in a room, says architect and designer William Scholtens of Elements Architectural Group in Oak Park."