Getting horizontal has never been easier—or prettier. Linear suspension lights are dramatic attention getters in any interior space, and our favorite linear pendants feature both glamorous and understated designs. Comprised of materials as wide-ranging as metal, glass, wood and paper, our Top 10 Modern Linear Pendants will have you lining up for more. For additional lighting options, shop our Top 10 Over-the-Counter Pendant Lights.
Top 10 Modern Linear Pendant Lights
Arteriors Wahlburg Chandelier
Opalescent glass spheres, balanced on a horizontal bronze bar make for a striking modern lighting statement that is particularly dazzling when suspended above a dining table. Antique brass detailing completes the polished look.
Moooi Perch Linear Pendant
This magical modern pendant light from Moooi features a series of folded paper elements that uncannily resemble birds on a wire. Lustrous brass rods and gorgeous diffused lighting will have you singing Perch's praises.
Moooi Heracleum Endless
Heracleum is a groundbreaking linear pendant from Moooi, featuring a slender horizontal bar and an arrangement of illuminated polycarbonate blossoms. Placed end to end, Heracleum can potentially go on forever.
Marset Tam Tam Linear Bar
A drum roll for the colorful Tam Tam Linear light from Marset, please. Lacquered aluminum and drum-like diffusers that can be adjusted along a horizontal bar comprise a smart and fanciful modern pendant arrangement.
Modern Forms Drift Linear Pendant
Attention, minimalists: Drift’s decoration-free form is your dream modern pendant lamp, a linear composition of wood, sanded glass, and LEDs. A choice of three lengths make this elegant lighting design the perfect size for any room.
Troy Lighting Enigma Linear Pendant
Strength and beauty in one handsome modern linear suspension lamp, Enigma is hand forged iron, fashioned into a dramatic graphic statement. This industrial design is available in a choice of bronze or polished steel.
Hubbardton Forge Cityscape Pendant Light
Even suburban dwellers will love the urban skyline that the Cityscape Pendant Light presents. Vertical aluminum rods and LEDs that cast light in both upward and downward directions produce this sleek, contemporary vision.
Muuto Ambit Rail Linear Pendant
A trio of hand-painted spun aluminum shades form an elegant row of illumination that's both understated and eye-catching. Perfect as over-the-counter kitchen lighting, this modern linear pendant is a contemporary class act.
LBL Essence Linear Pendant Light
No bells and whistles needed. Just the least amount of materials possible, a slender horizontal form and barely-there suspension cables. This is a minimal linear lamp that defines the word 'essence.'