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25 Gorgeous White Pendant Lights for the Radiant Dining Room

If there is one color that is under-rated in the modern home when it comes to décor and accessories, it is white. As much as we use the color extensively to shape the backdrop of our homes, when it comes to furniture, white takes a backseat almost instantly. There are plenty of reasons for it. For starters, you with most modern residences featuring white walls, many believe that using décor in white only increases a sense of monotony and make things a touch too boring. Then there is the feeling among many of us that white décor requires far too much effort in terms of care and maintenance. But for those willing to look beyond these reasons, white is a choice that is both stylish and currently trendy.

Gorgeous use of dark green chairs and banquette seating in the white dining room with Moooi Non-Random Light [From: Zulufish]

While white dining tables have been around since the 60’s and midcentury classics like the Tulip table are eternally popular, white pendant lights are far less frequently used in the dining space. Much like the dashing black pendant, the white pendant is an addition that makes immediate impact in the dining room. Whether it is one that blends into a backdrop of same hue or an addition that stands out thanks to a bright and colorful background, the white pendant in the dining room can blend in with a variety of styles and themes with ease. Step in and discover all the inspirations –

Blending In – A Backdrop in White

The white drum pendant in the dining room or one with oversized presence draws your attention with ease while smaller series of white pendants with slim design can be used in the spacious contemporary dining area. Use the pendant to highlight and accentuate the dining space in the open plan living while ensuring that its white silhouette blends into the light-filled, white backdrop with ease.

Large Moooi Random Light is a showstopper in any room it adorns
Large white pendant for the corner dining room [From: Ali Budd Interiors]
Oversized white pendant for the minimal Scandinavian dining room [From: Resolution: 4 Architecture]
Smart white pendant melts into the white backdrop of the dining room effortlessly
White drum pendant is as popular as its black counterpart [From: Marianne Simon Design]
All-white dining room with pendant lighting that blends into the backdrop [From: Kingston Lafferty Design]
Beautiful dining room rolls Scandinavian and farmhouse styles into one [From: Neptune]
Image of the paper lantern coupled with modern pendant design in the dining room [From: Sanabria & Co]

Pattern and Textural Charm

Using a white pendant in the dining area does not mean you have to pick one without any pattern or metallic spunk whatsoever. From iconic pendant lights of Isamu Noguchi to Swirl pendants that are quickly becoming a modern icons in their own right, a white pendant with pattern brings a smart focal point to the room without introducing a new color. A bit of wood or warm metallic presence gives the pendant an even more vibrant appeal.

Create a contrast between the pendant and the dining table visually [From: Lee H. Skolnick Architecture & Design Partnership]
Geometric contrast takes over with lighting fixtures in this dining space [From: Johnson + McLeod Design Consultants]
Midcentury modern dining room with decor in white [From: Vanillawood / Photography by Josh Partee]
Minimal white and brass pendant for the contemporary dining area [From: Atelier Sagitta]
Texture and pattern find a place despite the lack of bright color in this dining room [From: reDesign home]
White pendant light adds pattern without altering the color scheme of the dining space [From: Pierce Allen]
Blue dining room where metal and white mix beautifully [From: Vadim Maltsev Design and Decor]
Both the dining table and the pendants move away from the mundane here [From: Design Milieu]

Discover your Style

The white pendant is one that can be used in any dining room without much fuss and all you need to do here is settle on the style of the room before you make a purchase. For those looking to usher in an industrial vibe, the metallic pendant in white with a distressed finish is the ideal choice. In the rustic and farmhouse dining areas, pendant lights in white with more natural finish blend in with the rest of the décor with ease. Be it the beach style dining room or one with modern minimalism, the white pendant can fit into the room without altering its appeal whatsoever.

Minimal and modern white pendant for the contemporary dining room
Pendants add oriental charm to the high-ceiling dining room
Slim white pendants are perfect for the small apartment dining room with contemporary style
Wavy pendant light for the bright dining room in white
White chandelier coupled with table lamps in the backdrop paint a curated modern picture [From: Vernich Interiors]
White coupled with wood and pastel green in the small dining room [From: Boss Design Center]
White pendants bring industrial charm to this eclectic dining room [From: Tribe Creative London]
Metallic pendant adds industrial touch to the dining room

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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