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10 Easy Pieces: Metal Pendant Lights


10 Easy Pieces: Metal Pendant Lights

May 16, 2012

The industrial metal pendant is one of those basic fixtures that can work in a multitude of settings; it's just as at home in a glamorous kitchen as in a simple potting shed. Here's a roundup of our current favorites:

in situ enamel lights white cord west elm

Above: The Finn Pendant is powder-coated aluminum with a gloss white finish; $99 from West Elm (it's currently on sale for $49.99).

700 schoolhouse factory light 5 rod

Above: The Factory Light No. 5 Rod is made from hand-spun steel; $249 at Schoolhouse Electric.

white enamel light farm and barn

Above: The Farm and Barn Pendant is available in black, white, dark green, rust, and galvanized finish; $85 from Barn House Electric.

700 black enamel pendant large photo

Above: The Pendant Barn Light comes in black, red, and silver; $315 from DWR.

700 black bl9l hanging light

Above: The British take on Bauhaus design, the BL9L Pendant by Bestlite remains a perennial fixture favorite; $315 from Horne.

700 shiny silver pendant light

Above: The design of the Titan 3 Pendant was inspired by a 1940s lamp. The aluminum shades and bases are hand spun from sheet metal and are made in the UK. Shown in aluminum; $690 from DWR. The pendant also comes in black and putty for $735.

white barn light restoration hardware

Above: Vintage Barn Pendant shown in warm white, also comes with a range of metal finishes as well as in black and gray. Available in a choice of sizes ranging from 10 inches to 26 inches; $199 to $499 depending on size and finish at Restoration Hardware.

labour and wait grey lampshade

Above: Labour and Wait in London offers this Gray Enamel Lampshade for £45.

shiny silver pendant in situ photo

Above: A glamorous take on an aluminum pendant from Santa & Cole: the M68 Pendant Lamp is $1,450 from All Modern.

smithfield s suspension jasper morrison

Above: The Smithfield S Suspension by Jasper Morrison was inspired by light fixtures in London's historical Smithfield meat market. Created for Flos, the light is available for $945 and comes in black as shown, and white.

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