Great item. Modern but classy. Shade does have a subtle "shimmer to it in the fabric, but is pretty. I used it in a bedroom that is 13 by 14 feet and seems to be a good side. If the bedroom was any larger, I probably would have wanted something larger. My dad easily installed it for me and he liked it so much, I sent him one for Fathers Day for their guest bedroom as well. Provides ample light and it beautiful when lit.