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Moderate Modern Lighting

For years, the lament that hip modern lighting was out of reach to so many has come to pass. Modern styles that were innovative and stylish seemed to be “designed” right out of most homeowners budgets. No longer must contemporary consumers be left in the dark thanks to a some visionary lighting companies that are offering up fresh concepts that are easy on the wallet.

Retailing under $875, Feiss Lighting’s Allier Pendant Suspension is named for the French forest that produces wood used for wine barrels.

Allier Pendant Suspension

The Lightology Collection presents the Lilly pendant is composed of a carbon steel body with polycarbonate white discs.  $1200 retail

Lightology Lilly pendant

Glow Lighting’s Silhouette six light chandelier features clear crystals, a white sheer drum shade and a silver pearl metal finish.  Retails at $937

Glow Lighting Silhouette chandelier

Robert Sonneman pioneered modern lighting by making it an art form. World renowned and acclaimed for his alliance to form and function, his award winning designs has been inspiring interior designers for over four decades. His Tuxedo chandelier has clear glass cylinders and chrome and black metal finishes. $987

Sonneman Tuxedo Chandelier

Since 2001, Philippines-based design collective, Hive has been producing organic modern lighting from locally sourced natural materials.  Each original fixture makes a bold statement while creating a captivating atmosphere.  For less than $1900 “Poppy” Suspension evokes a feminine grace with meticulously hand-folded paper blossoms attached to a metal frame forming a delicate floral globe.

Hive Poppy Suspension Light

Founded in 1974, Hubbardton Forge utilizes ancient hand-forging metal techniques to produce their simple, yet elegant light fixtures.  The Lisse Chandelier is available in six finishes highlighted by slim cylindrical Opal glass shades.  Retail: $1100

Hubbardton Forge Lisse Chandelier

The Cubist Chandelier from ELK Lighting is composed of offset Tiffany glass cubes in a brushed nickel framework.  Retail: $1227

ELK Lighting Cubist

Mr. H says: Design is not just what it looks like but how it works-Enjoy!

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