10 Best Modern Pendant Lights – Kitchen Island Goals!

10 Best Modern Pendant Lights

With so many kitchens including an island, peninsula or some form of seating, having pendant lighting is fast becoming a must-have design feature.

Pendant lights are not only great for adding style and interest to your kitchen but also provide practical task lighting.

With so many different styles, shapes and designs of pendant lights on the market I’ve created a series of posts to highlight my favourite of a particular style. Narrowing down your search to find the perfect pendant.

In this post, I’m focusing on the ‘Modern‘ style and sharing the 10 Best Modern Pendant Lights.

In a hurry? Check out my top picks table below

BEST OVERALL

LLLC Modern Dome Pendant Light

BEST BUDGET

Lynn Pendant Light

BEST DESIGN

EYLM Modern LED Chandelier Pendant Light 

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– 10 Best Modern Pendant Lights –

1. LLLC Modern Dome Pendant Light

Modern Kitchen island light
Best ‘Overall’

Beautifully designed with a gorgeous soft matt grey finish, all at a very affordable price. I love this modern metal and wood pendant light. Its simple and sleek design is guaranteed to complement any kitchen style.

A great design, well made at an affordable price. That’s why it gets my best ‘Overall’ pick!

Available in a few different shape options, but this was my favourite!

Buy on Amazon: LLLC Modern Dome Pendant Light

2. Lynn Pendant Light

Lynn Pendant light
Best ‘Budget’

Keeping things simple and stylish. (Not to mention affordable). I love this well MADE modern and minimalist pendant light. Its sleek design allows your trendy bulb to really shine!

It’s the most budget-friendly modern pendant light on the list while still looking great. That’s why it gets my best ‘Budget’ pick!

Available in brass, copper and chrome to suit any kitchen.

Buy on MADE: Lynn Pendant Light

3. EYLM Modern LED Chandelier Pendant Light

modern pendant lights
Best ‘Design’

If you’re looking for something super modern with that wow factor, then look no further! This sleek LED chandelier is remote controlled and can adjust not only the brightness but the colour temperature too. Meaning you can go from bright white task light to soft warm mood light at the press of a button.

While it’s not the cheapest light on my list, it’s a real show stopper packed with great features. That’s why it gets my best ‘Design’ pick!

Buy on Amazon: EYLM Modern LED Chandelier Pendant Light

4. Tomons Modern Pendant Light (Set of 3)

Clean, simple and well made. These very affordable set of 3 pendant lights will look great in any modern kitchen. They even come with 3x LED bulbs to get you started.

Get that minimal look for a minimal price!

Buy on Amazon: Tomons Modern Pendant Light (3-Pack)

5. Boule Modern Pendant Light

This super modern clean chrome pendant light looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. With its glossy white enamel interior, it really can brighten up any room!

Buy on MADE: Boule Modern Pendant Light

6. LANTU Modern Glass Pendant Light

This rather stylish (and rather affordable) pendant light is made from a matt black metal fixing and glass dome. Ideal for a vintage-looking LED bulb to finish the look and shine through.

Buy on Amazon: LANTU Modern Glass Pendant Light

7. Wanda LED Dining Modern Pendant Light

This striking LED pendant light casts beautifully diffused light from its twelve bulbs. Finished in antique brass for a touch of luxury, this modern pendant light is sure to add a unique touch to your kitchen island or seating area.

A little pricier than some of the other pendants on this list but its build quality and stunning design are well worth the price!

Buy on MADE: Wanda LED Dining Modern Pendant Light

8. Tomons Modern Scandinavian Pendant Light

A really great modern Scandinavian inspired pendant light. Its sturdy all-metal construction is made up of a lacquered wood effect and frosted white metal finish to give it a soft and sleek look.

It also comes with an 8W LED bulb to get you going. Thank you very much!

Buy on Amazon: Tomons Modern Scandinavian Pendant Light

9. EAST – Grey and Copper Pendant light

modern pendant lights

Contemporary and luxurious. I love the smooth, round shape and matt grey finish. Its hand-finished copper leaf interior gives off a gorgeous warm glow for that little touch of luxury.

Buy on Habitat: EAST – Grey and copper Pendant light

10. EGLO Carlton Modern Pendant Light

If you’re looking for something to really stand out, then these geometrically shaped two-toned pendant lights are just the thing. Its interesting shape creates captivating light and shadow patterns in the room, guaranteed to catch your eye.

Available in different sizes and finishes, I loved the black and copper look!

Buy on Amazon: EGLO Carlton Modern Pendant Light

Don’t forget to buy some light bulbs! (and remember to double-check the connection type for your fitting)

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Final thoughts…

There you have it!

Some of my favourite Modern Pendant Lights to brighten up your kitchen island.

My best overall pick has to be the LLLC Modern Dome Pendant Light. I love the soft matte finish and stylish design all for a very reasonable price.

However, if you’re on a budget, then you really can’t beat the Lynn Pendant Light. Fantastic value for money and super sleek too!

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