Pendant lights have been around for a while, but that doesn’t mean there’s only one way to use them. In fact, far from it. Occasionally you need to shake things up by combining traditional design elements with new pendant light ideas. Often the results turn out better than you ever could have imagined.
With that in mind, we present you with 16 fresh pendant light ideas. Read them over and consider how you can bring some of these lighting design twists into your own home. After all, sometimes even the classics benefit from a little makeover.
Pendant light ideas for the kitchen
Pendant light ideas for the dining area
Use pendant lights to highlight your dining area. Image: Eldorado Stone
Always make sure your pendant lights are evenly placed to highlight the entire space. Image: Moon Design + Build
If you have an open concept space, consider using pendant lighting throughout the entire room. Image: Cornerstone Architects
Pendant light ideas for the bedroom
Pendant lighting is a great addition to kids’ rooms, too. Image: Caisson Studios
Add a statement fixture over the bed to draw attention to your bedroom’s focal point. Image: i3 design group
Alternatively, put one fixture on either side of the bed to promote balance. Image: Incorporated
Consider using an outside-of-the-box design to bring more visual interest to the space. Image: Ariel Muller Designs
Pendant light ideas for the bathroom