Overhead lights which started as a necessity during the height of the Industrial Revolution in factories all over the globe soon found the status of intriguing design elements that brought textural and visual contrast to modern interiors.
Every time you think of industrial lighting fixtures the first thing that comes to mind is the kitchen. With an endless array of pendant light choices available for the kitchen island the task of narrowing the selection down to one can indeed be daunting.
It is lighting that makes or breaks the appeal of an interior and with a simple change in the lighting scheme you can completely alter the ambiance of a home. This is probably one of the reasons for the wide range of lighting options that designers constantly seem to unleash.
Interlacing wooden slats are used in the composition by designer and you can choose from 11 different wood veneer finishes and bring home a pendant that complements the existing wooden accents in the room.
The last few years have seen a surge in the wide variety of pendant lights on the market and each one of them seems as alluring as the next! Despite this flood of lighting brilliance there are a few lighting fixtures that are quickly achieving the status of ‘modern icon’ thanks to their immense popularity and timeless design.
Another popular design trend: mixed materials! That’s one reason this Crane Floor Lamp from CB2 is so on-trend. Designed by Paul Isabella the lamp features an abundance of two-toned style created by a strong contrast of matte black and sleek brass. Check out the shade’s brass interior!
Now that you’ve seen some of today’s top pendant lighting trends are you ready to add some illumination to your interior? Which selections above caught your eye? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below…
These ultra-simple lighting fixtures also work well in contemporary minimal and of course industrial homes as they seem both unassuming and captivating at the same time! Combine the simple bulb with a metallic holder in a color of your choice and you have a delightful pendant that transcends styles and themes!
One of the biggest complaints with these uber-elegant industrial lights is that they bring back outdated bulbs that are not planet-friendly and turn up your power bills. A safe compromise is to replace the filament bulb with modern LED variants that offer the same visual effect at 80 percent more energy-efficiency. These simple industrial lights also are smart space-savers that work brilliantly in small bedrooms bathrooms and dining spaces.
We have already been treated to two dazzling beauties from Le Klint this year in the form of the whimsical Swirl and the slender Mutatio. Yet it is the captivating that the company calls its ! Elegant minimal and mesmerizing the gorgeous series contains a floor lamp and three different pendant lamps that aim to redefine your home.
Designed in 1929 by Arne Jacobsen the Bellevue Table Lamp was reintroduced by Danish company &tradition. The Bellevue was Jacobsen’s first lighting design and with its swan-like neck and clean form takes inspiration from the Bauhaus era. The 45-degree cut shade (which made a later appearance on Jacobsen’s Bellevue petrol station near Copenhagen) diffuses the light with minimal glare.
Silken beauty and the charm of oversized flowers is what by Luis Eslava Estudio tries to capture with its enchanting form. The three elegant variations of the pendant all come with carefully crafted wood veneer loops that somehow remind us of a gorgeous corsage!
While there are plenty of brilliant options around a trendy pendant light that offers both visual and sculptural beauty and acts as a stunning standalone piece can still be hard to find. Today we have that will steal the show in any contemporary space while becoming instant focal points.
Your bathroom chandelier need not play second fiddle to any other fixture in the room. In fact let it shine through and be the showstopper of the space with its unique design and proper placement.
Manufactured by Wästberg the Studioilse w084t2 has a base made of sand-casted iron that is treated with burnt vegetable oil; its arms are made of beech and the shade is slightly transparent.