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Top 10 Modern Pendant Lights for Your Kitchen Island

Lighting up the kitchen island with a modern pendant light will define your space as well as your style. Here are our top 10 lights for your kitchen island:

New Wave Suspension Light from Lzf Lamps | Kitchen Island Pendant Lights | YLighting
New Wave Suspension Light from Lzf Lamps

We love the the bold color options that are available for the New Wave Suspension Light from Lzf Lamps. It features the classic bent wood style that’s distinctly Lzf. It’ll certainly make a statement hanging over your kitchen island.

Modern Pendant Light | Carvaggio Matte White Pendant Light | YLighting
Caravaggio Matte White Pendant Light from Lightyears

Nothing beats the look of this classic pendant design, and it’s available in a new matte white finish, which we can’t get enough of. The simple look of the Caravaggio Matte White Pendant Light is perfect for a minimally-modern styled kitchen.

Kitchen Island Pendant Light | Scotch Club 41 Pendant Light | YLighting
Scotch Club 41 Pendant Light from Marset

Add a little glam to your kitchen island with the Scotch Club 41 Pendant Light. Crafted with artisanal techniques, this pendant has a gold interior finish that warms up the space while the geometric shape keeps things modern.

Modern Pendant Light | xterna Linear Suspension light | YLighting
Xterna Linear Suspension Light from LBL Lighting

The LBL Xterna is a linear suspension light, creating a clean, modern, and unconventional look. It’s adjustable in length so you can modify it to fit your kitchen island.

Modern Pendant Light | Soco Pendant Light | YLighting
SoCo Pendant Light from TECH Lighting

I have one word for you: Customizable. Everything on the SoCo Pendant Light allows the you to pick and choose to your liking. The cord color, socket style, finish and bulb type are left for you to decide. So you can create the perfect custom lighting system to suspend over your island counter.

Kitchen Island Pendant Light | Louis Poulsen PH 5 Pendant Light | YLighting
PH 5 Pendant Light from Louis Poulsen

A modern pendant light with a classic design, the PH 5 Pendant Light provides uniform light distribution. It’s a mid-century modern classic that’ll liven up any modern kitchen.

Kitchen Island Pendant Light | Tom Dixon Beat Light Wide | YLighting
Beat Light – Wide from Tom Dixon

It’s no surprise that a member of Tom Dixon’s Beat Light Collection made it onto the list. These modern pendant lights look great clustered in groups with other Beat lights of various sizes– or maybe just two Wide Beat Lights hanging side by side make for a clean and open look.

Cielo Pendant Light | Kitchen Islant Pendant Light | YLighting
Cielo Pendant Light from Pablo

The Cielo Pendant Light has a minimal silhouette that’s unassuming and simple. A flat panel LED technology makes it energy efficient, and it’s ideal for illuminating an island counter with plenty of bright light.

Modern Pendant Light | Heracleum II Small Pendant Light | YLighting
Heracleum II Small Pendant Light from Moooi

When picking lighting for your kitchen island it’s really your opportunity to make a bold choice. This LED light is minimal with an organic touch that’s elegant and beautiful .The Heracleum II Small Pendant Light is a statement piece in any space and will certainly be unexpected suspended over the kitchen island.

Kitchen Islant Pendant Light | Flos Glo-Ball S1 Pendant LightYLighting
Glo-Ball S1 Pendant Light from FLOS Lighting

You can’t go wrong with a classic globe shape. The Glo-Ball S1 Pendant Light will add even, diffused light over your kitchen island.

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Stephanie Weldon

Stephanie Weldon

Stephanie is a Social Community Manager here at YDesign. She has an endless curiosity for the why and how things work. Previously a Visual Merchandiser as well as a Costume Designer, she recently resettled in California from New York. Combining her background with her passion for arts, travel, and great design, she has found her way to Y and her love for sharing why great design is at the heart of great style!

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