Use a pendant to add a subtle vintage feel. Though longer ones work over kitchen islands, this short hanging pendant is perfect over a kitchen sink.
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If you want an eye-catching piece in your kitchen, you need a statement chandelier. Even though this one is massive, it doesn’t feel obtrusive, due to the minimal design and clean, open framework.
Mixing metals feels cool and perfectly imperfect. If you’ve got stainless appliances, try brass pendants.
A chandelier is peak glam. Make it a gold one and live your fanciest life.
If you want to add some color but are afraid to go too bold, try a mobile. It will liven up a neutral kitchen without overpowering it.
If you want to update your cooking space without shelling out serious money, you’ve come to the right place. Lighting is an easy way to make a big difference in your kitchen. These fixtures will make a statement, enhance your existing design, and brighten up your kitchen without costing you a fortune. That way you can save those dolla dolla bills for the things that really matter, like having that bounce castle at your wedding.
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If you’re already feeling your existing lighting, you can still update it by rearranging your grouping. An L-shape feels cool and unexpected.
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These silver orbs/wannabe disco balls are the cool kitchen upgrade you never knew you needed. They’re unexpected, but totally rad.
If you use a lot of color in your kitchen, add contrast with brass pendants. They’re neutral without looking boring or cheap.
How do you make a white kitchen less basic? We’re all about that brass.
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Bored of your traditional kitchen? Geometric pendants to the rescue.
With a pineapple lantern and bright yellow wallpaper, it’s tropical vibes all around. It might be a bit much for a dining room, but it’s ideal for a breakfast nook.
A globe lantern makes this colorful kitchen feel exotic. Even though the space is small, it still has an impact.
In a clean-lined kitchen, pendants add an industrial edge. Up the vibe even more with black nailhead bar stools.
Need to brighten up your kitchen? Paint lanterns white inside to reflect more light.
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Industrial-style pendants add contrast above the kitchen island in a traditional home. They balance out an ultra-femme room.
A natural texture like rattan is ideal for a coastal kitchen. Even if you don’t actually live by the sea, you can decorate like you do.
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Lanterns are a classic fixture but still feel modern when hung in an unexpected place, like in the kitchen. Pick a finish for the lantern’s interior that works with your decor style.
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People will think you bought them at a Moroccan bazaar. (But no one has to know that you actually didn’t.)
Tie your kitchen together by matching your pendants to your backsplash. It can add even more color and liven it up.
This is how you create the ultimate mic-drop moment in your kitchen. Bonus points if you DIY this from your backyard.
If you want a neutral metal, choose steel. It works in basically any decor style.
Pops of yellow wake up a breakfast nook. It’s like a jolt of energy before you’ve even had your first sip of coffee.
A trio of pendants look clean over an island. Farmhouse decor goals.
Balance rustic and modern with industrial hanging pendants. They can also help ground an all-white kitchen.
The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. Cooking and conversing go hand-in-hand as meals are created, memories made. Whether teaching an old family recipe, reading the newspaper in a breakfast nook, or chatting over the daily morning coffee, the ritual of the everyday begins here.
Spark your imagination by browsing our collection of modern kitchens. From popular counter materials like marble, granite, quartz, and wood; to stunning examples of white cabinets; to flooring options like hardwood and concrete, these projects showcase it all.
You’ll also find ideas for backsplashes, lighting, appliances, and sinks.
Contrast a rustic, wood kitchen with glass pendants. It’ll brighten up the space and keep it feeling modern.