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5 Sculptural and Gorgeous Pendant Lights with Breathtaking Brilliance

When it comes to choosing the right fixture for your home, then it is often a careful blend of form and function that comes to the fore. Modern pendants are generally stoic, refined and slim lighting fixtures that tend to complement the neutral color scheme of the contemporary home and its sophisticated appeal. But then there are times when you want to move away from ‘more of the same’ and give your home a stunning, bright focal point that is full of pattern and delicate beauty. It is these unique pendants that we put under the spotlight today!

Stunning COZO lights illuminate the room like nothing else!

If you want to venture beyond the popular and the super-expensive and give new, inventive pendants with eye-catching form a shot, then these 5 fantastic finds will help you immensely. From being inspired by the ancient art of Origami to mimicking the form of microscopic sea creatures and ushering in floral magnificence, these pendants do it all. Step in and enjoy these fascinating ceiling lamps –

Inspired by Origami

It is barely a surprise that modern designers in the west are constantly finding inspiration in traditional oriental designs full of personality and an innate sense of minimalism. Designed by Kyla McCallum for the Norwegian brand Northern, Fold is a pendant that gives a modern and dashing twist to the art of Origami! With a treated wool fabric body full of lovely little nuances and folds, this pendant shade also helps with the acoustics of a room by absorbing noise. Combined with an Edison bulb, this looks both understated and contemporary.

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Modern Fold pendant designed by Kyla McCallum
Closer look at the stunning Fold pendant with Edison bulb lighting
Contemporary origami-inspired Fold pendant in multiple colors
Fold pendant brings pattern without going overboard
Gorgeous and unique pendants with pattern inspired by the art of Origami

Floral Metallic Majesty

Fire Lily seems like a bit of an oxymoron in many ways, but it is a name that aptly fits these amazing pendants designed by Amichai Oron. With 2D metallic blossoms and plenty of red, these enchanting lights come alive after the dark. Available in colors beyond red, each of these laser cut pendants fits in with traditional, shabby chic and vintage decorating styles with ease while modern interiors with the Fire Lily have a charm of their own.

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Majestic Fire Lily by Amichai Oron
Yellow and white version of the floral pendant
Closer look at the laser cut pendant

When art Imitates Microscopic Ocean Life

Design aficionados are no strangers to the work of David Trubridge and his gorgeous Coral Pendant is already a modern icon in its own right. There is a distinct possibility that those who love flowing curves, the idea of biomimicry and designs inspired by ocean life will fall equally strongly in love with the Navicula. Made from CNC cut bamboo plywood, these pendants have a silhouette that borrows from the form of microscopic ocean diatoms. Easy on the eyes and minimal, these light fixtures bring curves to a modern setting without going over the top.

Modern bamboo and plywood pendants
Sculptural and flowing pendant inspired by Microscopic Ocean Diatoms
Bamboo plywood pendant inspired by invisible ocean creatures
Modern bamboo and plywood pendants designed by David Trubridge

Light, Shadow and a Dazzling Interplay

The true beauty of light emerges when you place is next to shadow. The COZO lights epitomize this elegantly with their modern lantern style and Moroccan-inspired design. These breathtakingly striking lights fill the room with pattern and by changing both their position and the style of the room you can achieve multiple settings with ease. Festive, flamboyant and fascinating in every sense of word!

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COZO lights are both delightful and distinct
Geometric and patterned brilliance of Cozo Lights
Mesmerizing display of shadow and lights created by COZO Lights
Polygon-shaped Further Contact Pendant Light
Bring a more modern pattern to the room with striking COZO lights

Woven with Ease

If you are thinking about adding textural contrast to your home, but on the softer side of things, then the masterfully woven Macrame Light Shade is the most elegant way forward. Carefully hand-woven by artisans at Satelight, each of these pendants is unique and brings color and pattern without disturbing the contemporary appeal of any space it adorns. Set in a neutral backdrop, this is another exquisite pendant that instantly makes a bold, yet distinctive impact.

Macrame Light Shade by Satelight
Closer look at the Macrame Light Shade

Sherry Nothingam

Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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