15 Pendant Lights to Elevate + Illuminate Your Kitchen
Update boring and outdated kitchen lighting with a beautiful pendant that adds style, charm and ambiance.
If you just bought a house or you're updating your current kitchen design, lighting can really make a difference. You can express your unique design style through lighting, whether it's an oversized, sparkly pendant light (just like your personality) or an understated trio of vintage-inspired lights over your kitchen island. Below, we share our favorite pendant lighting ideas for your kitchen that you'll love for years to come.
Turn heads in your traditional or transitional kitchen with this pagoda-style lantern pendant. The pretty, curved lantern cage is crafted from metal and features three dimmable lights. Choose between brushed or polished nickel, or opt for burnished bronze to add rustic appeal to your design. Display two or three over your kitchen island to illuminate and anchor an open-concept kitchen and living space.
Make a modern statement with a pair of these wire-weave dome pendants over your kitchen island. The striking, sculptural globe shade is made of hand-welded iron wire and comes in three sizes and finishes. Choose the icy white or earthy gray to add a sleek accent to your minimalist design, or bring warmth overhead with the gorgeous, golden brass finish.
Grab one of these dreamy, bohemian dome pendants to dangle over your circular breakfast table, or snag a pair to shine above your kitchen island. This beautiful pendant is crafted from woven rattan to create a breezy fixture that's fitting for beachy, bohemian and country-cottage styles. You can adjust the height of the light, plus it's smart-enabled so it works with the virtual assistant of your choice.
Bring some brightness to your midcentury kitchen with this jute and steel pendant light. The stunning fixture is crafted from a durable steel frame and features fine jute details. The combination of natural jute with the modern frame yields an accessory that's guaranteed to bring a golden glow and a heightened style to any space.
Simplify your kitchen with this sleek, glass pendant design. The industrial fixture includes a transparent glass shade and metal hardware with a contrasting brass finish (or choose from two other finishes). Add one above your kitchen table, or use a few to illuminate your kitchen island.
Looking for a no-fail lighting option? This chic, white ceramic pendant delivers every time. It sports a classic silhouette and a glossy, white finish that promises to play well with any of your current (or future!) kitchen decor. The ceramic shade stands apart from similar designs because it features a subtle, ribbed texture throughout that gives it an undeniably high-end look.
Spice up your urban kitchen with these edgy, geo cage pendant lights. The unique pendant is crafted from durable iron and features a frame of concentric, mobile rectangles that surround a single, vintage-style light bulb. Grab a pair to enhance your kitchen workspace.
Hollywood glamour in the kitchen? Yes, please. These frosty globe pendants possess a star quality that transcends time. The dreamy design is reminiscent of retro vanity lights. It's crafted from a sturdy iron frame with a sophisticated, satin-brass finish and features a single frosted glass shade.
Love having dinner at the table with the family? Equip your space with pro-quality pieces like this oversized, industrial pendant light. The overscaled bell-shaped design is made with matte carbon aluminum with a contrasting white interior that amplifies the glow.
Go glam with this gorgeous, glossy copper pendant. The ultra-sleek sphere design is suited for a modern or contemporary design. We envision this fixture reinvigorating a basic white kitchen or making a dazzling statement against dramatic black cabinetry.
The Windsor pendant light showcases fine craftsmanship with its hand-molded textured glass globe diffuser that houses a single bulb, providing a sparkling, vintage-inspired focal point. The antique brass castings will bring an elegant touch above your kitchen island or table.