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12 Designer Pendant Lights For A Statement Ceiling

From statement pieces to more subtle options, here's our pick of the best.

Jade Bloomfield
By Jade Bloomfield, Editor
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The perfect luxury lighting choice for entryways, living rooms and above dining tables, pendant lights boast authority and style. Choose from classic designs or more impactful statement choices to suit your space and style. With so much variety available, we've rounded up 12 of our favourite pendant lights capable of both illuminating and elevating your home.

Hampton Pendant by Aerin

Depicting carefully cut-out leaves in fine formation, the Hampton is finished in a contemporary white plaster, breathing new life into its unmistakably classic design. Adding enlightenment and intrigue to handsome hallway spaces, the pendant is also the perfect touch of floral fancy for the contemporary kitchen or dining area.

Marella Pendant by Highgate Home

Fall for this sophisticated ceiling light that features an eye-catching metalwork frame and a sleek brushed bronze finish. Let it take centre stage in a living room, bedroom or above a circular dining table. Combining a linen-like fabric and bronze tones, this pendant would work best as part of a neutral scheme.

Styx LED Island Pendant by Quintiesse

Glamorous and modern, this exquisite fixture is fully dimmable and its angular profile is striking from every angle. An integrated LED frame surrounds an array of gilded gold branch-inspired elements. Perfect for a contemporary space, this pendant would feel right at home above a large rectangular dining table or island.

Janis Suspension Lamp by Laskasas

Channelling a futuristic feel, the Janis creates a modern, mid-century scheme and would work wonderfully in any area of the abode, particularly the entrance hall or kitchen. Featuring spheres suspended by sturdy arms, the lamp boasts a unique design with two white round bulbs evocative of planets on an orbital path.

Champagne Breton Pendant by LuxDeco

Working a captivating silhouette with an organic edginess, the Breton pendant light is a transitional style statement made with hand-hammered, champagne gold steel. A contemporary cream shade rings the design, concealing and diffusing the fitting’s six light sources.

Somerset Medium Pendant by Quintesse

Sophisticated and understated, this elegant pendant is full of character. It features a strong steel construction with a streamlined frame. Seeded glass makes for a dose of irresistible texture. Use this pendant for an entry way or opt for a few above a kitchen island for an elevated country look.

Bosco Chandelier by Liang & Eimil

Featuring a mid-century aesthetic that is hard to resist, this striking pendant would look great hanging above a dining table or as a statement piece in a living room. It benefits from a sleek metal frame finished in warm antique brass.

Cameron Linear Pendant by Liang & Eimil

Wonderfully-suited to a contemporary space, this statement fixture offers both function and form. Characterised by its glamorous matte black metal frame and three white glass shades, the Cameron encapsulates traditional design with a modern edge. A sophisticated black and white colourway will add a refreshing and uplifting ambience to your chosen space. Use it to highlight a breakfast bar, kitchen island or grand entryway.

Cloud Pendant Lamp by Liang & Eimil

With a statement aesthetic, this beautiful pendant seems light and whimsical but is as robust as they come. A plethora of show-stopping glass shades are lightly clouded to create a warm, dappled light that’s sophisticated and welcoming. Ideal for both residential and commercial projects, this piece boasts a linked brass bracelet chain and brass detailing that adds to the ethereal feel of its appearance.

Darlana Medium Wide Lantern by Visual Comfort & Co

With its classic lantern styling, this fixture would steal the show in any room. Perfect for a large breakfast bar, it boasts a candelabra fitting and a chain-link wiring. Playing with open space, this large fixture will welcome drama and elegance simultaneously.

District Glass Pendant by Troy Lighting

Available with a clear or smoke glass finish, the District lends its prestige presence to contemporary settings. Simplistic and chic, this pendant works perfectly as a show-stopping feature when suspended over a dining table.

Kyoto 3-Light Black Pendant by Alex Price

Available in a variety of glass tones, this pendant features a solid steel design. This pendant would work well in contemporary settings, particularly hung over a dining table or enhancing a reading corner, or even completing a kitchen island or breakfast bar.