Pendant lighting itself isn’t a new thing, but what is newish is the plethora of chic and options to buy from affordable retailers. When you picture pendant lights, you might imagine one hanging over a kitchen sink or a series of two or three above a counter. That’s perfectly fine, but it’s not the only way to use pendant lights: Consider replacing a reading light with one above your bed, using one instead of a desk lamp, or hanging one over a coffee table in a living area. So cool, modern, and unexpected.
Ahead, click through 10 modern pendant light styling ideas to inspire you, plus 10 simple and lovely options to shop ASAP.