The space above your dining table offers ample opportunity to make a splash. Need some inspiration? Here’s 10 of our favourite statement-making light fixtures, chandeliers and pendant lamps that have graced our pages.

LuminosaLamps.JohnMcLeodThese mix-and-match pendant lights from Luminosa are a playful addition to this Johnson McLeod-designed vacation home. Kelly Deck Western LivingThis Seppo Koho light fixture brings a beachy flare to this oceanside, Kelly Deck-designed home1013.condo_.spring2013.1111-marinaside_12_mod2Descending from a canyon in the ceiling in this D’arcy Jones-designed condo is a gorgeous Flos Smithfield light.A Dandelion Light by Moooi is suspended above an intimate breakfast table in this Vancouver home, designed by Battersby Howat.`CNDO.1014.JanisNicolay.willow_3068A contorted Sarfatti chandelier above the dining room table, chosen for its raw, masculine, pared-back look, add angular, functional art to the room, designed by Andrea Robinson.This bold stencilled artwork was discovered in an alleyway. The homeowner of this Gastown suite kept her beloved retro-cool light fixture after a renovation by Oliver Simon.Shaw 209Designer Paul Lavoie supplied the dramatic chandelier for Jim Shaw’s art-filled Calgary pied-a-terre. dinner by design sophie burkeDesigner Sophie Burke transformed 18Karat baskets into lamps that create a subtle check pattern of shadow on the wall.0314-great-spaces-divine-dining-room-1This Vecchio chandelier adds a hit of sparkle to this Stephanie Brown-designed Calgary home. Dining roomThe white Artemide Castore Suspension lights in this Marianne Amodio-designed family home add a modern touch above a vintage dining set.