Pendant lights are a type of hanging light found most often in kitchen and dining room ceilings. The way they drop down makes them ideal fixtures for illuminating rooms and large surface areas beneath dining room tables, kitchen islands, and peninsulas.
Below is a curated gallery of dining rooms with pendant lighting.
1. Linear Pendant Lighting Illuminates Dining Room
Elegant dining room showcases a black dining set that sits on an area rug illuminated by a linear pendant light fixture. Drum shade pendants are also used to light the adjoining kitchen area.
2. Drum Pendant Lighting Hangs From Coffered Ceiling
An eat-in kitchen features wood plank flooring with a coffered ceiling and hanging drum pendant lighting. The dining room set includes a wooden table paired with wicker and beige high-back chairs. More pendant lighting, as well as recessed lighting, is used in the kitchen area.
3. Pendant Lighting Used to Brighten Large Open Space
Dining space features a wooden table and leather chairs over a rustic rug. It is illuminated by linear pendant lighting hanging from the white ceiling with crown molding. Dome pendant light fixtures and recessed lighting are also used in the kitchen area.
4. Dining Room Enhanced with Linear Pendant Lighting
Dining room decorated with a sunburst mirror and wall art mounted above the wooden buffet side table. A linear pendant lighting fixture hangs over wooden dining table surrounded by gray chairs.
5. Globe Pendants Work in Tandem with Natural Lighting
Dining area is situated behind the living room and is illuminated by a pair of clear glass globe pendants along with natural light that flows through the glazed windows.
6. Black Dome Pendant Matches Modern Dining Room Decor
A black dome pendant dining room light fixture hangs over a metal table paired with white designer chairs. The modern dining room also features dark hardwood flooring and large glass-paneled windows.
7. Glass Pendants Hang From the Ceiling
Stylish space, infused with ambient lighting, showcases beige chairs and a gray curved table fixed to a marble pillar. Glass dining room lighting pendants hang from the ceiling over the table.
8. Teardrop Pendants Light Up Dining Area
Dining space, with concrete flooring, features a wooden table paired with modern black chairs and white teardrop pendants for dining room lighting.
9. Cluster of Bubble Pendants Hang Over Glass Dining Room Table
A cluster of glass bubble pendants light the dining area featuring a glass table with brown striped chairs.
10. Oversized Spherical Pendants Make Design Statement
Modern dining room features oversized spherical pendants hanging over a black table and gray chairs. The space also has hardwood flooring with a blue area rug and large windows letting in natural light.
11. Single Pendant All That’s Needed in Well-Designed Dining Room
Dining room is lit by a single pendant light bulb, along with natural light coming in through full-height glass windowsand wall lights. The space also has white chairs around a wooden table with hardwood flooring and shelving.
12. Drum Pendants Pair Up With Natural Light Streaming into Dining Room
Natural light streams through panoramic windows, covered with sheer white curtains, in the modern dining room. A pair of drum pendants over the white table and chairs are the only other room lighting sources.
13. Linear Pendant Lighting Sets the Mood in Elegant Dining Room
Dining room features tray ceiling and dark wood plank flooring topped with a geometric area rug. Linear pendant lighting hangs over a high gloss dining table surrounded by patterned high-back chairs.
14. Black Dome Pendants Light Up Dining Room Area
Dining room features a dark wood dining table with white high-back chairs lit by a pair of black dome pendants.
15. Craftsman-Style Dining Room Uses Teardrop Pendant Lighting
Teardrop pendant lighting helps to brighten the craftsman-style home decor. The space, featuring an oval dining table with wooden chairs, also benefits from plenty of natural light from a large window.
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16. Modern Dining Area Features Statement Pendant Lighting
A statement pendant lighting fixture takes dining room lighting ideas to another level in this space which features concrete paneled walls mounted with a rectangular mirror.
17. Clusters of Bubble Pendants Create Modern Vibe in Dining Area
Dining room boasts a wood ceiling fitted with recessed lighting and bubble glass pendants that hang over a wooden table and white chairs.
- Source: Coletivo Arquitetos
18. Black Pendants Illuminate Dining Area Over Large Open Space
Minimalist dining space features a white dining table topped with decorative bowls and a set of gray chairs. Black pendants hang from a white ceiling to help illuminate the large space, which also benefits from lots of natural light.
19. Large Teardrop Pendants Add to Minimalist Decor
Dining room features black tile flooring with a wood beam ceiling and large teardrop pendant lights providing overhead lighting.
- Source: ATELIER GÉNÉRAL architecture
20. Oversized Pendants Work Well with Modern Design
Brutalist-inspired oversized pendants illuminate the industrial dining space featuring a wooden table. white chairs and an interior garden patch with a live ornamental tree.
- Designed by: egue & seta
21. Bowl Pendant Combines Traditional and Modern Elements
In a design that mixes modern and traditional elements, a bowl pendant illuminates the dining room featuring craftsman-style furniture, glass shelving, and minimalist décor.
22. Cluster of Teardrop Pendants Provide Elegant Lighting
A cluster of teardrop pendants illuminates the dining room featuring a glass-top table surrounded by white chairs. A wall of sliding glass opens room up to a backyard patio.
- Source: Trulia
23. Round Pendant Feeds into Waterfront Nautical Theme
A white round pendant gives off nautical vibes in a waterfront setting. The fixture illuminates the dining space featuring a table with wooden seating over light wood plank flooring.
- Source: Trulia
24. Glass Pendants Add Touch of Class to Dining Area
A pair of glass pendants hang from a coffered ceiling to illuminate the dining room featuring a wooden table surrounded by black chairs. Plenty of ambient light also comes in through a wall of glass-paneled windows.
- Source: Zillow Digs
25. Square Pendants Illuminate Modern Rustic Space
A pair of square pendants illuminate a modern, rustic dining room featuring a wooden dining table paired with matching benches and white upholstered chairs.
- Source: Zillow
26. Drum Pendants Decorate Light and Airy Dining Area
Drum pendant lighting hangs over the dining area featuring a stone brick accent wall and light hardwood flooring. The wooden dining set is surrounded by black cushioned chairs and a couple of perforated accent chairs covered in white faux fur.
- Source: Wayfair “Get the Look”