Modern and Contemporary Orb Chandeliers
Many of today’s contemporary light fixtures draw inspiration for iconic designs of bygone eras. This is especially true of mid-century modern style globe chandeliers, also known as orb chandeliers. These stunning fixtures stand out in nearly any space thanks to their rounded silhouette, multiple glass shades and bulbs, and sleek base finishes. Most contemporary chandeliers utilized eco-conscious LED lighting that lasts for up to 50,000 hours and many are UL Listed Damp or Wet so they can be used both indoors and outdoors. Globe chandeliers are a welcome addition to industrial or minimalist interiors, as their rounded profile softens the clean lines of these spaces and add a bit of coziness.
Popular Globe Chandeliers for Any Space
Ornate glass and crystal chandeliers remain a beautiful statement in traditional spaces but for those looking to add a chandelier to a contemporary room, there are some pretty impressive alternatives. Aside from globe-style chandeliers, other modern options include indoor/outdoor drum chandeliers suspended from multiple cables with shades that range in size from 18 to 43 inches in diameter. Additionally, many rectangular chandeliers are available and feature symmetrical bases that support multiple brightly lit glass globes for the perfect combination of sleek and modern style. Lamping options include energy-efficient and long-lasting LED modules and bulbs as well as incandescent lamps, and traditional CFL bulbs.
Today's modern glass globe chandeliers come in so many different sizes, types, and colors, it can be hard to narrow it down to just one. The most popular globe and circular chandeliers add visual interest to contemporary spaces with multiple hand-blown glass globes, incandescent lamping, and striking globe finishes ranging from smoke to opaque frosted glass. Supported by geometric bases and suspended from metallic downrods, the bestselling globe chandeliers are available with up to 21 globes for the ultimate design statement.
Other top-selling circular chandlers include a futuristic suspension available in 3 neutral finishes including gloss white, soft gold, and vintage platinum with a bright 3000K color temperature LED module. Another popular choice among circular chandeliers is a beautiful pendant with multiple floating circular and candelabra bulbs available in 7 coordinating canopy and socket finishes like burnished steel and gloss white that match existing furniture and decorative accessories. Top circular chandelier models also feature integrated or optional ELV dimmers for total customization.
Globe Chandeliers: A Refreshing Update to Modern Spaces
Globe chandeliers serve to breathe new life into modern spaces with eye-catching linear designs. The fixtures appear to float in open space, adding to the light and airy feel of today’s contemporary spaces. These gorgeous light fixtures are easy to install and maintain, bringing you the beauty of a high-quality chandelier with none of the hassle. Many models are suspended from low-voltage cables, which make them easy to self-install. If you are unsure of what is needed to successfully install a new chandelier, seek the assistance of a qualified electrician to ensure your new fixture is installed properly and safely. With single and multi-globe chandeliers from larger lighting collections, there's guaranteed to be a globe chandelier suited to your space.