Available in compact or larger sizes, these modern pendant lights are as versatile as they are stylish. Use smaller ones in a series over a kitchen counter or island. Make a bold statement over a dining table with their bigger cousins
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Available in compact or larger sizes, these modern pendant lights are as versatile as they are stylish. BL9 Suspension Lamps are the hanging version of industrial designer Robert Dudley Best's iconic 1930 desk lamp, famously used by Winston Churchill in his air-raid shelter below Whitehall. $274 to $604 through kioskdesign.ca.
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Danish designer Cecilie Manz's high-gloss Caravaggio lamp is made of drawn steel and features an opening at the top that casts light upward, illuminating the cord. $320 to $945 through www.mjolk.ca.
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West Elm's metal pendant lamps come in red and yellow as well as classic black and white - you can even mix and match cord-set colours to complement or contrast shades. $19 to $99 for shades and $29 for cord set through www.westelm.com.