75 Dazzling Kitchen Pendant Lights

A great way to bring a new look into your kitchen is to refresh the lighting. Check out these kitchen pendant lighting ideas that can make a big impact on your space.

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October 15, 2018

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Timeless in Gold

A blue and white color palette is seen in this kitchen paired with elegant gold pendant lights.

Trendy Geometric Pendants

A trio of pendants with a geometric pattern are the star players in this midcentury modern open plan kitchen.

Rustic Chandeliers

A pair of heavy chandeliers are full of medieval charm above the kitchen island.

From: Jenni Leasia

Pink Bowl Pendant

This kitchen's dining space features a tulip dining table paired with a pink glass chandelier, that perfectly pairs with the pink island barstools.

Mismatched Beauty

The golden inside of the white mismatched pendant lights is picked up by the gold bowls on the dining table, and adds another layer to the warm neutrals decorating the space.

Blue Glass Pendants

Blue glass pendants are a fun touch of texture and shape above this kitchen's island.

Green Jewels

The green pendant lights and blue island bring the rich jewel-tone colors into the room.

Lovely Lantern Pendants

Far from bland, this white kitchen makes sure to bring in lots of different textures to liven up its look: unfinished wood beams, marble countertops, beadboard paneling and glass and metal show-stopping lanterns.

Copper Accents

This kitchen features exposed brick walls and copper pendants creating a cozy atmosphere.

Striking White Pendants

TerraCotta Design Build designed this kitchen island with a rich eggplant finish, which is accented with white pendants.

Dramatic in Yellow

To up the fun factor in this kitchen dining area, the Chango & Co. design team added bright, yellow lantern-style pendant lights that work with the mint-colored chairs and watermelon pink table settings for a summery color scheme.

Midcentury Modern Kitchen Chandelier

A combination island/dining table makes good use of space and adds functionality to this midcentury modern kitchen. A wooden Edison light pendant lamp provides illumination.


The wood block island, brass Bertoia-style barstools and Edison bulbs create warm contrasts to the black and gray finishes in the kitchen.

Rustic Elegance

This kitchen can be described as rustic elegance and features two matching rustic black pendant lights.


These striking pendant lights are an artful and eye-catching statement pieces that coordinate with the brass backsplash.

Brass Details

To warm up the clean, white kitchen space, designers added splashes of Moroccan blue and brass fixtures to create a space that is clean, fun and inviting.

Colorful Accents

State-of-the-art cookware pairs with soaring ceilings and sleek appliances in this modern, white kitchen. The pendant lights bring colorful accents to this mostly neutral kitchen.

Timeless Elegance

The silver and glass pendant lights that accentuate this large island are timeless accents that are sure to last for years to come.

White Wicker

The kitchen’s easy style relies on a clean design and well-chosen materials, such as the white wicker trio of pendant lights.

Gold Bowl Pendants

This neutral transitional kitchen is a design beauty with its large kitchen island and all the amenities. The lavender barstools and brass pendant lights make this space a playful design superstar.

Classic Metal Pendants

Metal, lantern-like pendants and exposed wood beams give a hint of rustic charm to the otherwise white kitchen space.

Drum Pendant

The drum pendant lights in this traditional kitchen are a lasting detail that brings style and sophistication into this space.

Gorgeous in Monochrome

This kitchen feature white pendant lights that help bring focus to the striking green island.

Glamorous Geometric Brass Pendants

In the center of the kitchen is a waterfall island with classic marble countertop, oversized brass geometric pendants and blue faux leather stools with brass frames. The pendant lights create a glamorous focal point and complement the other brass details seen throughout the space.

Hammered Metal

The hammered metal look of these island pendant lights is a beautiful addition in this kitchen. They create a focal point, but do not overwhelm the space.

Circular Chandeliers

The large island brings useful countertop space to this open design kitchen. A pair of circular chandeliers bring a cool, industrial influence to the midcentury modern style.

Lovely Lanterns

The friendly and inviting feel of this southern colonial home is seamlessly carried into the kitchen. The rich umber of the ceiling beams, walnut island top, and quarter sawn oak floors combine with details like the bronze lanterns and bridge faucet to create a classic cooking and gathering space that is at once familiar and unique.

Art Deco Style

Whiting out the kitchen provided the perfect backdrop for the striking black and gold pendant lights.

Contemporary Compliments Cloaked in Black Mesh

Take a closer look at the pendant lights, and you'll find that they're covered in a black mesh material. As a result, they complement the wire barstools while creating a cool contrast with the marble island.

Modern Chandelier

This contemporary kitchen has an eat-in dining area with a modern black chandelier that features exposed Edison bulbs.

Gorgeous Glass Pendants

The glass geometric kitchen pendant lights are a noticeable addition, but not overwhelming.

Striking in Silver

As seen on Fixer Upper, the Aquilar's renovated kitchen has a large island, new flooring, and large silver pendants, giving the room a modern feel.

Gold + White Mid Mod Style

Four barstools line up at this oversized kitchen island for a casual dining option. The eye-catching light fixture above the island is a highlight of the kitchen's midcentury-modern style.

Eye-Catching Metallic

Lindye Galloway designed this mostly-white coastal kitchen featuring contrasting gold island pendants.

Showstopper Square Pendants

Stately and sophisticated, this kitchen creates a graceful mood with a white palette, subtle pink accents and large pendant lights that steal the show.

Contemporary Glass Pendants

Pattern and texture are key in this urban contemporary kitchen. The bold peony and vine backsplash makes a dramatic statement and is offset by glass pendants that allow the space to speak for itself.

Matching Globes

The kitchen of this 1900-era Victorian home was upgraded with mint green cabinetry and two globe pendant island lights are beautiful additions that perfectly accentuate this kitchen.

Bold in Brass

The pendants in this kitchen match the other brass fixtures seen throughout the space, creating a continuous, thoughtful design.

Contemporary Accents

A soft gray and white color palette sets the tone for this open, contemporary kitchen. Keeping with the contemporary vibe, the glass hanging globe pendant lights are a beautiful accent.

Focal Point Geometric Pendant

A modern, minimalist and midcentury-style kitchen with natural materials. A noticeable, but not overpowering kitchen island chandelier is a focal point in this space that blends seamlessly with the contemporary style.

Gold Accents

A single bank of black cabinets is a striking visual surprise in the kitchen, tying in with the same-colored island and range hood. Throughout the room, golden accents, seen in the island lighting and range hood details, bring welcome warmth and glow.

Timeless Glass Globes

The white, plank board vaulted ceiling accentuates the open and spacious design of this kitchen. The large island is topped with round glass pendants that bring an eye-catching, timeless appeal to this space.

Glam Gray Island Lighting

This contemporary kitchen features an island with gray pendant lights that illuminate the space.

Gold Interior

Cone pendant lights with a sleek gold interior are centered above the island, and small decorative elements sit on floating shelves and countertops, add personality without clutter.

Rustic Island Chandelier

This chic basement kitchen has a rustic wood chandelier that is a show stopping statement piece.

Glass Pendants With Exposed Bulbs

Four glass pendant lights hang over the island for illumination bringing a polished look to the space.

Matching Gold Pendant Lanterns

These pretty pendants over the island are showstoppers and bring a chic look to the neutral and pastel kitchen space.

Gold Globes

Pendant lights with a midcentury modern vibe hang above the island in the center drawing the eye up.

Bold in Black

An all-white kitchen is as crisp as it gets. Contemporary black pendant lights and bar stools introduce an element of softness to the space.

Industrial-Style Pendant Lights

Four large industrial-style pendant lights hang above the island and bring an arresting look into this kitchen.

Copper Lanterns

This mostly-neutral kitchen is livened with beautiful copper lanterns, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.

Striking Metallic

This kitchen's subtle gray-and-white color palette gets a pop of gold from metal pendant lights hanging over the island/breakfast bar.

Dark Glass Globes

The glass globes hung over this kitchen act as artful accents creating a stunning space fit for entertaining.

Grass-Woven Pendants

Grass-woven pendant lights and driftwood accent add a natural, beachy feel to the breakfast bar in this kitchen.

Black & White With Gold Accent

This mostly-white kitchen features gold-trimmed pendant globes that perfectly accentuate the space without being overwhelming, and are sure to last the test of time.

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Directional Pendant Lights

These adjustable artistic pendant lights are a modern and multifaceted accent.

Octagon Pendant Lights

A trio of octagon pendant lights hang in line and compliment the black far wall seen in this kitchen.

Sculptural Lights

This modern white kitchen has striking details, such as the gold and glass sculptural pendant lights that are a real showstopper.

Transitional and Timeless

The sleek dining room chandelier is a transitional piece that speaks to the rustic and cotemporary vibes seen in this space.

Black Bucket Pendants

Large black pendant lights hang over the island adding a heavier element against the airy, while walls.

Geometric Gold Island Lighting

This sleek black and white kitchen features a pop of glam in the geometric gold island pendants.

Glass + Black, A Striking Combination

The pendant lights help to define the eating area and the kitchen in this open concept layout.

Square + Round Mix

This midcentury modern house has an open-concept kitchen accented by modern pendant lights.

Gorgeous in Green

These stunning lantern pendants have neon yellow trim. It looks cool on its own, but there's a bonus! At night, the onyx kitchen island lights up with a golden glow that perfectly ties in with the shade on the pendants. Magical!

Gold Sculptural Pendant Lights

Angled gold rods fixed around this kitchen's pendant lights create decoration above the stylish place settings displayed on the white island countertop.

Classic Round Pendants

This classic kitchen features round metal pendant lights that are a eye-catching, but not overwhelming.

Black Teardrop

The black pendant lights hang over the island and ensure that it's bright enough for easy meal-prep.

Glass Round Globes

With metallic pendant lights and three gold-trimmed barstools, this open kitchen feels both edgy and luxurious.

Distinct Light Fixtures

The angular light fixtures cut a striking figure over the kitchen island against the gently arching ceiling.

Black Geometric Pendants

The black geometric trio of pendant lights over this kitchen's island are statement pieces that bring a bold look to this space.

Star-Shaped Pendants

Star pendants over this kitchen island are a whimsical lighting choice.

Simple Exposed Bulbs

The narrow workspace in this kitchen and long counters are juxtaposed with the hanging Edison bulb pendant lights, stained glass window frame and bars of the nearby door.

Gold + Glass Pendants Enhance Kitchen

An all-white kitchen has a fresh, crisp feel. This one gets notes of elegance from golden accents like the pendant lights, cabinet pulls and sink faucet.

Bold in Red

This kitchen features two striking light fixtures - one in the dining space with a geometric sculptural piece and the other over the island where bold red pendants hang.

Refined Lights

The large island in the middle of the room is accented by timeless black lantern-like pendant lights.

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