It’s official: Serena Williams isn’t just the GOAT when it comes to tennis – she’s a pro when it comes to her dining room ideas, too.
The athlete – who was famously ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Women’s Tennis Association for a whopping 319 weeks – has shared a sneak peek inside the Miami home she shares with her husband Alexis Ohanian and their daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. And, as you’d expect from a property designed by Serena’s sister, Venus, and her luxury design firm, V Starr, it’s full to the brim with inspiring ideas.
While we could spend ages talking about her geometric kitchen island or that chic monochrome colour scheme, however, we want to turn your attention to the dining room. Specifically, the incredible and oh-so-dramatic lighting installation that Serena has hooked up above her 10-seater table.
Check it out (it’s the third photo in the Instagram album below):
A ceiling filled to bursting with eclectic pendant lamps, in all different sizes and shades? Be still our beating hearts, quite frankly.
How can we recreate the Serena Williams look in our own homes?
Now, you’d be forgiven for assuming that a ceiling filled to bursting with spotlights is out-of-bounds to lesser mortals than Serena Williams, particularly as we tend to live in smaller properties than her Georgian-style mansion.
Explaining how we can recreate a similar look in our homes, Richard Davonport, Managing Director at Davonport says: ‘In choosing different style pendant lights and using them together, you remove the symmetry which instantly draws the eyes to them and creates a statement. If you are