Used to set apart a doorway, floor-to-ceiling drapes add a level of drama to the space and help draw the eye upward. Pendants and chandelier lighting also add dimension and help to define the separate living areas.
The shimmering glass mosaic tile that covers the walls in this contemporary bathroom reflects the light from the pendants, creating a glamorous, metallic look. A simple oval-shaped vanity and dark wood door keep the space from overwhelming the eye.
Tree-patterned wallpaper makes a bold statement in this small bathroom. A cluster of hanging globe pendants offers a fun lighting solution in front of the narrow mirror. Black tile surrounds the pedestal sink, breaking up the busy wallpaper pattern.
Add color and light to your kitchen with pendants and decorative vases on the island. This island, by designers Cate Dunning and Lathem Gordon of GordonDunning, uses hydrangeas and greenery in blue and white china vases to add color to the mostly white kitchen. The greenery on the island accentuates the small pops of green in the background, while the Kichler Everly Pendant creates a spotlight for the arrangement.
This bedroom is full of glittering style that stays serene thanks to the pale color palette. A chrome canopy bed resides in the center of the room and, for lighting, two chandelier pendants hang on either side of the bed.
Designer Tyler Karu wanted a statement piece for the light fixture above the dining table. She chose this tall, vintage pendant because of its scale and slightly gothic style that works with the eclectic design of the loft.
With stainless appliances, traditional cabinets and marble countertops, this open plan kitchen looks sleek and sophisticated. Recessed lights, in addition to a pretty pendant, reflect well on these brilliant surfaces and ensure that the space is well-lit into the evening.
Energy-efficient appliances were added during the renovation of this historic home that freshened up the design and made it more practical. Here, bright white cabinets and a coffered ceiling bounce back the light from the windows and chic pendants.
Though this kitchen in East Hampton, N.Y., leans more modern than rustic, the wood beams and floors nod to the home's barn-like exterior. Meanwhile, the vaulted ceilings, white walls and delicate pendants give the space a light and airy quality.
Simple Parson chairs and a wooden bench surround a rustic dining table for comfortable, family-friendly dining. A drum pendant adds elegant light to the space, while a sleek chaise lounge is placed near the window as a relaxing reading nook.
This classic beach house kitchen is flooded with natural light and breathtaking views of the ocean. A gorgeous wood countertop on the island provides contrast against the crisp white cabinetry, and glass pendants add the perfect finishing touch.
Exposed ceiling beams in this dining room provide a perfect space to hang pendant and secondary lighting. On either side of a large white fireplace are nooks where shelving is built into walls that have been painted orange.
A spidery, three-armed pendant connects with the modern spindle legs of Eames-style dining chairs in this chic, modern dining room. The clean-lined space features an eclectic collection of artwork and accessories. Broad windows bring in loads of natural light.
The layout of this stunning space capitalizes on the home's view of the neighboring golf course. A larger space with the kitchen sink facing arched bay windows makes the most of the gorgeous view outside. Suspended track lighting illuminates the kitchen, along with pendants above the island, where recessed lights would not have been appropriate for the high ceilings.
Lush, tropical wallpaper fills this small bedroom with color and life on an accent wall behind the bed. With not a lot of extra space beside the bed, a collection of globe pendants is a fun way to add lighting.
Cabinets that reach all the way to the ceiling allow for extra storage and give this small kitchen a grand feel. A mix of pendant, sconce and recessed lighting, high end appliances and a neutral ceramic tile backsplash complete the stylish space.
The dining room is brimming with drama thanks to lacquered walls and exposed beams. Powder blue Louis XVI chairs soften the strong personality of the jet black walls, while an art deco pendant and sideboard mirror help bounce light around the room.
Natural wood tones combine with sleek white walls and countertops in this light-filled, modern kitchen. A natural fiber pendant hangs from the sloped, beamed ceiling, bringing an organic, earthy vibe to the space. The design team removed a wall to open the kitchen and reveal the stunning architectural window. White oak cabinets and white Ceaserstone countertops are light and California cool.