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Contemporary Pendant Lights

Contemporary pendant lights are those with a modern flair, often involving glass and soft colors. Modern pendant lights can be used for task lighting, which involves shades that point down, or the ever popular ambient lighting, where the shades point up. The modern style adds a whole new level of chic to a home, so it is vital to carefully choose where to install the light.

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  • Feiss - Brynne 19.75 Inch Pendant

    Feiss - Brynne 19.75 Inch Pendant

    399.9000
  • Feiss - Brynne 17 Inch Pendant

    Feiss - Brynne 17 Inch Pendant

    284.9000
  • Tech Lighting - Zevo Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Zevo Pendant

    128.0000
  • Seed Design - SQ-7133CP - Castle Large Pendant

    Seed Design - SQ-7133CP - Castle Large Pendant

    $700.00
  • Kichler - 43683WH - Danika White 9.25 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Kichler - 43683WH - Danika White 9.25 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    $174.99
  • Seed Design - Dome Large Pendant

    Seed Design - Dome Large Pendant

    500.0000
  • dweLED - Enterprise 8.25 Inch Mini-Pendant

    dweLED - Enterprise 8.25 Inch Mini-Pendant

    198.9500
  • Mitzi - Heidi 1 Light Pendant

    Mitzi - Heidi 1 Light Pendant

    49.6000
  • WAC Lighting - Felis Pendant

    WAC Lighting - Felis Pendant

    150.9500
  • Tech Lighting - Powell Street Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Powell Street Pendant

    652.0000
  • Tech Lighting - Paravo Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Paravo Pendant

    584.0000
  • Mitzi - Avery 14 Inch Pendant

    Mitzi - Avery 14 Inch Pendant

    233.6000
  • Mitzi - Riley 1 Light Pendant

    Mitzi - Riley 1 Light Pendant

    129.6000
  • Mitzi - Riley 1 Light Pendant with Glass

    Mitzi - Riley 1 Light Pendant with Glass

    129.6000
  • Tech Lighting - Brummel Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Brummel Pendant

    296.0000
  • Tech Lighting - Brummel Grande Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Brummel Grande Pendant

    436.0000
  • Maxim Lighting - 12396GYPC - Crete Polished Chrome 1 Light Pendant

    Maxim Lighting - 12396GYPC - Crete Polished Chrome 1 Light Pendant

    $348.00
  • Maxim Lighting - 12397GYPC - Crete Polished Chrome 1 Light Pendant

    Maxim Lighting - 12397GYPC - Crete Polished Chrome 1 Light Pendant

    $268.00
  • Tech Lighting - Duomo Line-Voltage Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Duomo Line-Voltage Pendant

    820.0000
  • Tech Lighting - Eros Pendant

    Tech Lighting - Eros Pendant

    276.0000
  • Mitzi - Kyla 1 Light Pendant

    Mitzi - Kyla 1 Light Pendant

    147.2000
  • Maxim Lighting - 10082WTBKSBR - Perf Black/Satin Brass 1 Light Pendant

    Maxim Lighting - 10082WTBKSBR - Perf Black/Satin Brass 1 Light Pendant

    $214.00
  • ELK Lighting - PS4702-140-15 - Castle Chrome 12.5 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    ELK Lighting - PS4702-140-15 - Castle Chrome 12.5 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    $470.00
  • ELK Lighting - PS4701-140-15 - Castle Chrome 7.8 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    ELK Lighting - PS4701-140-15 - Castle Chrome 7.8 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    $234.00
  • ET2 - E24410-92BK - Raven Black 1 Light 17.75 Inch Mini-Pendant

    ET2 - E24410-92BK - Raven Black 1 Light 17.75 Inch Mini-Pendant

    Regular Price $418.00

    Sale $376.20

  • ET2 - E24412-92BK - Raven Black 1 Light 23.5 Inch Mini-Pendant

    ET2 - E24412-92BK - Raven Black 1 Light 23.5 Inch Mini-Pendant

    Regular Price $558.00

    Sale $502.20

  • ET2 - Hive 1 Light 7.75 Inch Pendant

    ET2 - Hive 1 Light 7.75 Inch Pendant

    98.0000
  • ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 31 Inch Pendant

    ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 31 Inch Pendant

    763.2000
  • ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 24 Inch Pendant

    ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 24 Inch Pendant

    448.2000
  • ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 14 Inch Pendant

    ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 14 Inch Pendant

    268.2000
  • ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 9 Inch Pendant

    ET2 - Hemisphere 1 Light 9 Inch Pendant

    142.2000
  • Troy Lighting - F7646 - Cadet Black & Natural Acacia 21 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Troy Lighting - F7646 - Cadet Black & Natural Acacia 21 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Regular Price $796.00

    Sale $636.80

  • Troy Lighting - F7644 - Cadet Black & Natural Acacia 15 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Troy Lighting - F7644 - Cadet Black & Natural Acacia 15 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Regular Price $596.00

    Sale $476.80

  • Troy Lighting - F7645 - Cadet Black & Natural Acacia 18 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Troy Lighting - F7645 - Cadet Black & Natural Acacia 18 Inch 1 Light Pendant

    Regular Price $698.00

    Sale $558.40

  • Sea Gull Lighting - Norman 15.25 Inch Pendant

    Sea Gull Lighting - Norman 15.25 Inch Pendant

    159.0000
  • Sea Gull Lighting - Norman 15.25 Inch Pendant

    Sea Gull Lighting - Norman 15.25 Inch Pendant

    159.0000
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There are three popular areas of the home that are perfect for the contemporary lighting style.

1. Kitchen

Pendant lights are particularly popular over island areas and the sink. Contemporary lights will likely be installed in the center of the kitchen. Be sure to choose task lights that will allow you to see what you are doing as you prepare food in this area.

2. Bathroom

Many bathrooms have two light options – ambient and task. Pendant lights often provide the ambient light in this area, and the modern style allows you to take your bathroom décor to a higher level. Lights in this room tend to be narrower in style than those found in other parts of the home.

3. Entryway

The entryway to a home usually has only a single light, but a pendant light in a modern style can wow visitors from the moment they step through your door. Take care to select a finish and shade type that complements the other parts of your home clearly visible and linked from the entryway.

Contemporary pendant lighting is a beautiful way to take any home’s décor from drab to chic. Consider carefully the placement of your pendant lights as well as the finish and style before making your final purchase and installation. You might even consult with a professional designer to ensure you select the light that will best enhance your home’s charm.

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