Modern kitchen lighting and black pendants

Designing your kitchen, like any room of the home, is fun because you're creating your own personal environment. However, the most fun element of the kitchen design is the lighting because it's like the jewelery to a great outfit. It's the beautiful accessory to this functional space. To keep the space modern, pendant lighting is the way to go.

There's many different types of modern pendants that will help you achieve a great look for your stylish space. The kitchen above uses a really fun mix of materials to balance out the wood and brick, the bold black drum shade pendants make a great addition. Also, a bold stripe could look amazing in this space.

Modern pendant lighting

Mini Mullberry Black Tech Pendant Light

Modern pendant lighting

Bold Black Stripe Pendant Light

This kitchen below is much different than the first one. Here, the lighting is understated but stylistically just as effective. The barely-there glass pendants give the kitchen a whimsical yet modern feel while keeping it open and fresh.

Modern kitchen lighting and glass pendants

Modern pendant lighting and Clear Satin Nickel Pendant

LBL Isla Clear Satin Nickel Pendant

Modern pendant lighting and Clear Glass PendantJaime Young St. Charles Clear Glass Pendant

You also have the option of allowing your lighting to become a statement piece, making it more art than a light fixture. This type of pendant is always fun to shop for since your goal should be to find the one with the most personality.

Modern kitchen lighting and white kitchen

Modern pendant lighting and White Flower Pendant Light

Possini Euro Design White Flower Pendant Light

Modern pendant lighting and White Cloud Pendant Light

Possini White Cloud Pendant Light

Have fun selecting your kitchen lighting while keeping function, scale and style in mind. You're sure to create the look you want for your modern kitchen with any number of different pendant lighting styles out there.

Images: Plastolux, Cococozy, SF Gate