Scandinavians understand the importance of reflective surfaces in interiors as a way of warding off gloom during the dark winter months and adding glimmer during the midsummer nights. Here's a roundup of our 10 favorite pendant lights.
Above: The Calabash Silver P3 Pendant Light by Cecile Manz is £459 from David Village Lighting Co. in the UK.
Above: Original BTC's Giant 2 Pendant and Diffuser is $425 from Horne.
Above: British design Tom Dixon's Mirror Ball Pendant is an instant classic; it's available in three sizes; prices start at $435 for the Mini Mirror Ball Pendant from Lumens.
Above: Michele de Lucchi's Acquatinta Silver Suspension Lamp is $940 from Horne.
Above: The Silver Titan 3 Pendant, designed by Peter Bowles, is $690 from Design Within Reach.
Above: The Bucket Pendant Lamp (far right) is made of nickel-plated brass for $128 from Anthropologie.
Above: For an industrial look, Davey & Co's Cargo Light features a cluster of six bulbs for ultimate illumination; $875 from Design Within Reach.
Above: Original BTC's Task Pendant Light in silver is $275 from Horne.
Above: A-low priced quick fix is Ikea's Foto Pendant Lamp in aluminum; $19.99 from Ikea.