In kitchens, cooks need a lot of light. Well-lit countertops are ideal, but it’s often easy to forget to include lighting for decorative purposes too. A drop fixture over an island is the perfect way to make a statement. Clean lined, minimal, bold, here are the top 10 lamps on our radar right now.
Kure, 1 Light Bare Bulb Mini Pendant
$157.99 (was $175)
Designed to showcase intricate vintage Edison-style light bulbs, this clean-cut marble pendant hangs straight from the ceiling to create an undisturbed gentle spotlight.
Innermost, Facet 6 Light Kitchen Island Pendant
$4599.99 (was $5095)
A total statement lamp for above an island or counter top. This fragmented stainless steel effect often fools the eye into thinking you are looking at glass or crystal until you get closer.
Regina-Andrew Design, Molten Chandelier, Nickel
Inspired by art, form, and function, Regina-Andrew redefines kitchen lighting with this glass orb, polished nickel chandelier. Use for instant wow.
ARTERIORS Home, Barry Dixon for Arteriors 1 Light Bowl Pendant
$839.99 (was $2400)
Believing that the greatest quality a home might possess is that of soulful hospitality, Award-winning interior designer Barry Dixon produced this warm glowing pendant lamp. We love the bespoke touch it brings to a kitchen look.
RENWIL, 'Mason Jar' Ceiling Light Fixture
With a Mason jar-inspired shade, this rustic-looking lamp could easily be mistaken for an original flea-market find.
Kenroy Home, Ancestry 1 Light Pendant, Large Ceiling Light
This heritage-inspired factory light highlights the exposed vintage edison light bulb . It never fails to look cool with copper-toned finishes or in a dark and sultry kitchen decor scheme.
Noir Trading, Pluto Chandelier, Bronze
Los Angeles-based, all Noir Trading's pieces are hand-finished and created with a concentrated effort toward environmental sustainability. This timeless, sculptural look (derived from a focus on Old World standards) has the solid finish and bold contemporary lines we think always look on-point in a kitchen.
Michael Anastassiades for Flos, IC S1 Pendant
$525 – 575
Anastassiades’ pieces may look familiar. Found in hotels worldwide, including the SoHo House New York, his poetic grace and balance is infectious. Positioned as if it’s ready to drop any moment, we love this for instant kitchen cool.
Savoy House, Pendant 1 Light Mini Pendant
$152 (was $222)
Shiny and traditional looking, Savoy House's mini pendant looks great in a classical white marble kitchen. Buy 2-3 and hang in a row above an island.
Zuo, Modern Epsilon Chandelier
$462.99 (was $618)
These cluster lights are very on trend right now. Make a contemporary statement and hand them above a kitchen counter.