Modern Pendants

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Shade Pendant Lamp
Mater Shade Pendant Lamp from $450.00
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Cityscape Pendant Light
Hubbardton Forge Cityscape Pendant Light $2,442.00
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Cielo Pendant Light
Pablo Cielo Pendant Light from $245.00
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Agatha Suspension Lamp
LZF Agatha Suspension Lamp from $1,790.00
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Meep Pendant
Dform Meep Pendant $340.00
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Nut Pendant Lamp
LZF Nut Pendant Lamp $620.00
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Spun Cluster
Standard Socket Spun Cluster from $1,350.00
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Hex Light Pendant
John Beck Steel Hex Light Pendant $365.00
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Urchin Uber Mini Pendant Light
Varaluz Urchin Uber Mini Pendant Light $199.00
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Juicy Pendant Light
Lightyears Juicy Pendant Light $895.00
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Random Medium Suspension Lamp
Moooi Random Medium Suspension Lamp from $1,257.00
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Void Pendant Light
Tom Dixon Void Pendant Light $585.00
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Bloom Metallic Pendant Lamp
Kartell Bloom Metallic Pendant Lamp from $550.00
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Urchin One Light Pendant
Varaluz Urchin One Light Pendant $609.00
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2097 Pendant
FLOS 2097 Pendant from $1,795.00
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Facet Pendant Light
Varaluz Facet Pendant Light from $189.00
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Marimba 18-Inch Dimmable LED Pendant Chandeliers
Modern Forms Marimba 18-Inch Dimmable LED Pendant Chandeliers $659.00
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Bety Pendant Light
Arturo Alvarez Bety Pendant Light from $852.30
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Flow Light Pendant
Varaluz Flow Light Pendant from $449.00
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PH 4/3 Pendant Lamp
Louis Poulsen PH 4/3 Pendant Lamp $588.00
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Maranga Suspension Lamp
Marset Maranga Suspension Lamp from $361.00
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Random Small Suspension Lamp
Moooi Random Small Suspension Lamp from $655.00
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Masquerade Pendant Light
Varaluz Masquerade Pendant Light $669.00
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Aplomb Suspension Light
Foscarini Aplomb Suspension Light from $665.00
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PH Snowball Pendant Lamp
Louis Poulsen PH Snowball Pendant Lamp $2,674.00
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Pharos Pendant Lamp
Niche Modern Pharos Pendant Lamp from $550.00
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Raimond R43 Suspended Lamp, Dimmable
Moooi Raimond R43 Suspended Lamp, Dimmable $2,241.00
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PH Artichoke Pendant Lamp
Louis Poulsen PH Artichoke Pendant Lamp from $9,736.00
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Caboche Small Pendant Light
Foscarini Caboche Small Pendant Light from $938.00
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Medium Meridian Pendant
Lights Up Medium Meridian Pendant $262.00
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Deco Deluxe Pendant
Lights Up Deco Deluxe Pendant $421.00
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Kina Pendant Light
David Trubridge Kina Pendant Light from $595.00
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Acquatinta Pendant Light
Produzione Privata Acquatinta Pendant Light from $740.00
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Octo Pendant Light
Secto Octo Pendant Light from $2,039.00
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CIELO CHANDELIER 13
Pablo CIELO CHANDELIER 13 from $3,505.00
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Raimond R89 Suspended Lamp, Dimmable
Moooi Raimond R89 Suspended Lamp, Dimmable $5,672.00
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Whether grand or understated, lavish or minimal, modern pendant lighting designs are amongst the most popular contemporary ceiling lights for a very good reason. Much like jewelry, this aptly named category of modern ceiling lights always makes an eye-catching statement in the home, whether suspended above dining table, kitchen island, or entryway. If you’re in the market for pendant lighting, you’ll likely find such a vast array of options that narrowing things down will be a challenge. Consider the following key questions hen you find yourself in search of striking modern ceiling lights.

Why should I choose modern pendant lighting over other kinds of contemporary ceiling lights?

Modern ceiling lights of any kind offer the obvious advantage of taking up no valuable real estate in a home. Because they’re independent of a room’s floor space or surface area, contemporary ceiling lights, including pendant lighting, can be considered for their own merits, and for how well they complement a room’s other elements, without any thought to how much space is available in a room.

Beyond that very practical advantage, though, contemporary pendant lighting designs are simply great visual statements. Dramatically suspended in the air, they automatically draw the eye. With the advancement of technology and innovative material applications, contemporary ceiling lights are more versatile than ever, comprised of glass, metals, synthetic composites, and even concrete.

Finally, and maybe most relevant, is the fact that pendant lighting has the potential to emit the kind of nuanced lighting that enhances a room’s ambience immeasurably. Beautiful modern ceiling lights that emit beautiful lighting are a hard-to-resist combination.

Are there rooms in which contemporary pendant lighting looks better than others?

Even though, theoretically, contemporary pendant lighting can be installed in any room, there are some rooms and spaces in which they look particularly striking. A large pendant lighting model, or a grouping of smaller pendant lights, looks particularly dramatic over a flat surface, like a dining room table or kitchen island—mainly because horizontal surface areas act as nice visual counterpoints to the vertical line created by pendant lamps. No doubt, this is a primary reason that modern pendant lighting appears so often in kitchens and dining areas. That said, depending on the particular features of your living room, bedroom, and entryway, modern pendant lighting has the potential to be equally striking in almost any room in a house.

With modern pendant lighting, is size important?

As it is with any major design element in a room or space, scale is essential. Modern ceiling lights, including pendants, are more artful than ever today—making them particularly desirable. But scale—the size of contemporary pendant lighting in relation to other elements in the room, and the size of the room itself—has everything to do with how a space benefits from the chosen light fixture. Making sure that the pendant lighting you choose are not only ones that you love but also ones that are optimal for the room’s proportions, is as essential as almost any other feature of lighting design.