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Although picking a light fixture might seem like a pretty standard task, today’s options make this once-easy decision more complicated. If you’re looking for your kitchen, you now have to decide: pendant or chandelier? Track light or wall sconce? Cabinet or recessed lights? No matter how mundane it might seem, picking the right illumination is important. Some fixtures cover very little ground and provide more of an ambient glow, while others shine from one corner of the room to another. Choosing the wrong fixture can lead to a poorly lit room or even an overly lit, washed-out space. Because of this, be sure to consider all the options below before taking your next lighting plunge. More 
Dvi Lighting DVP9381SN-WL 1 Light Track
DVI Lighting DVP9381SN-WL 1 Light Track Finish/Shade/Glass/Material: Satin Nickel with White Linen Glass Number of Lights/Wattage: 1 x 50W Type of Bulb: GU10 Dimensions: 5.5" x 6.5" Warranty: Full Manufacturer's Warranty on this Item
Juno 604 6" Super Slope Downlight Baffle Trim, 604w-Wh
6" Super Slope Downlight Baffle Trim for use with select Juno housings. **Housing and bulb sold separately** Features: Baffle/Trim Ring Finish: White Baffle/White, Black Baffle/White, Black Baffle/Black, Black Baffle/Aged Bronze, Black Baffle/Satin Chrome Aperture: 5-1/2" x 6-7/8" Housing/Lamping Compatibility: IC928: 90W PAR38 (Not Included) TC928/TC928R: 150W PAR...More
Nuvo Lighting 60-2936 Link 2-Light (Vertical) Tube Wall Sconce with White Glass
Nuvo Lighting 60-2936 Link 2-Light (Vertical) Tube Wall Sconce with White Glass Finish: Brushed Nickel Shade/Glass/Material: White Glass Number of Lights: 2 Type of Bulb: T10 Wattage: 60 Voltage: 120 Length: 3.75" Width: 4.5" Height: 21" Warranty: Full Manufacturer's Warranty on this item
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Bromi Design Lenox 1-Light Round Pendant
$75.60 $98.28 · Buy on Houzz
Stainless steel just got a new lease on light in this dazzling pendant. If yours is a contemporary or modern decor this light is a quiet, elegant touch of restraint. In a more traditional space, this light will steal the show. Either way, it’s a win win for you.
“Kitchen Island” — Stacey Siats
So Light Himalayan Salt Crystal Pyramid Lamp (6-8lbs)
Many books have been written on Pyramid Energy the way a pyramid seems to focus and concentrate magnetic and gravitational fields, much as a lens concentrates light. Our Pyramid lamps synergistically blend these properties with the health benefits of pure, ancient Himalayan Salt crystals. Color: Amber or White Weight: 6-8lbs, Height: up to 9", Ion radius: Approx 5' (kee...More
Eurofase Lighting 20438 Piquito 1 Light Modern Mini Pendant
$126 $157.50 · More Colors
Features: *Custom metal shade *Full dimming capability if installed with incandescent bulbs *Hangs up to a maximum of 83" with provided 72" (6 Feet) of Cord *Down light directs useful and attractive illumination downward Specifications: *Number of Bulbs: 1 *Bulb Base: Medium (E26) *Bulb Type: Incandescent or Compact Fluorescent *Bulb Shape: A19 *Bulb Included: No *Watts Per Bul...More
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Progress Lighting P5163-09 1 Light Mini Pendant Light In Brushed Nickel
$129.69 $216.15 · Buy on Houzz
Progress Lighting P5163-09 1 Light Mini Pendant Light In Brushed Nickel MANUFACTURE: Progress Lighting MANUFACTURE PART NUMBER: P5163-09 COLLECTION: Glass Pendants STYLE: Contemporary/Modern FINISH: Brushed Nickel WIDTH: 9" HEIGHT: 8-1/4" EXTENDS: N/A ACCEPTS NUMBER OF LIGHT BULBS: 1 LIGHT BULB BASE TYPE: Medium Base MAXIMUM WATTAGE PER BULB: 100 Watts LIGHT BULBS INCLUDED: No ...More
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Bromi Design Kendall Chrome Pendant
$68.04 $88.45 · Only 3 Left
Shine light directly on the task at hand with this cool, contemporary pendant. Its dome-shaped shade directs light downward in a concentrated circle.
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Pendant Lights

A pendant light is a smaller fixture suspended from the ceiling by a cord, chain or metal rod. Pendant lights traditionally include only one lightbulb, so they don’t cover as much ground; several are often used to cover more space. There are many styles, including drum pendants and globe pendants, making it easy to find one that will fit your decor. They work well when you’re trying to showcase a smaller, specific area, such as a kitchen island or a dining room table.


Chandeliers have multiple lightbulbs combined in one unit to create a larger, more dramatic statement piece. Unlike pendants, they produce a stronger glow and therefore can often stand alone. Chandeliers are traditionally more elegant and more expensive than other fixtures, and therefore are used less frequently — you may see one in an entryway or a formal dining room.

Ceiling Fans

Primarily used for practicality as opposed to beauty, ceiling fans are a great way to cool a room down and brighten it up at the same time. They are often used in bedrooms, though they come in handy where there’s a lot of activity, including playrooms and home gyms. They also make great outdoor fixtures for a covered patio or sunroom.

Wall Sconces

Mostly used for adding ambience and decoration, a wall sconce is any kind of wall-mounted light fixture. It provides dimmer, less vibrant illumination and is therefore likely to be used in multiples down a hallway or near a front door.

Recessed Lighting

If space is an issue, recessed bulbs are a great option, because they take up no space at all; a fixture is inserted directly into the ceiling. Because they are often used as accents in a larger space, such as a kitchen or living room, recessed bulbs are almost always used in multiples. Although not as common a use, they can also be inserted into floors and walls to provide additional brightness in dark spaces.

Cabinet Lighting

These fixtures are mounted underneath a cabinet or shelf and provide illumination for a particular task. They are most often placed in kitchen cabinets to act as pinpointed spotlights for cooking, but they can also provide accent brightness for home office or living room shelves.

Track Lighting

Like a chandelier, this lighting source includes several lightbulbs in one fixture, but instead of being grouped together, the bulbs are strung along a horizontal track. Tracks are a more casual way to get a lot of illumination in one space, and therefore they look good in less formal settings, such as a hallway, an office or a kitchen. Most of them can be positioned to highlight specific areas, which makes them great for showcasing artwork.

Floor or Table Lamps

If you’re looking for a more traditional fixture, you can always opt for floor lamps or table lamps. Because of their many different shapes, sizes and designs, they are often a great way to add some flavor to your living room or bedroom. Lampshades are easy to switch, so if you’re looking for a fresh, new look, you can change them out as often as you like.
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