We start off with pendants that seem to effortlessly combine the inherent minimalism of industrial style with a cool vintage appeal – . These stripped-down lighting fixtures are fast becoming a staple in restaurants coffee houses and eateries that wish to combine their rich past with a relaxing modern ambience.
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.
Birdy is a modernist table wall and floor lamp series that was designed in 1952 by Norwegian interiors architect Birger Dahl. The series was relaunched in 2013 by Northern Lighting an Oslo-based lighting company who ensured Birdy’s original shape and features were preserved.
Spherical pendant lamps can’t help but evoke a sleek retro look. The Soneca Frosted Pendant Light from CB2 was designed by Robert and Cortney Novogratz. Its form was inspired by a pair of antique lamps the couple bought on their first trip to Brazil. A stainless steel fixture meets a frosted acrylic globe in an unforgettable combination of materials:
Many designers seem to prefer placing a cascading chandelier right above the bathtub. Make sure that the chandelier can take the humidity and the ceilings are high enough to be able to pull off this look. If you are looking for an ideal cascading chandelier for your bathroom then a light fixture like the lovely Possini Euro Floating Bubble Light is a great choice indeed.
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…