Buyers Guides

Top 10 Modern Ceiling Lights

Your choice of modern ceiling lights is a key factor when creating a stylish contemporary home. Whether you prefer a minimalist look with a neutral colour palette or a more striking décor with vibrant splashes of colour we have something to suit.

Why not take a look at our top 10 compilation of some of the best in this category.

Ten Of The Best

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The Hemisphere Telescopic Pendant

Exuding modernity, this attractive polished chrome and glass pendant light will bring a touch of sophisticated styling to any contemporary setting. Position it over a white high gloss kitchen island or a modern dining table for both ambient and task lighting.

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The Hemisphere Pendant

If you want to make a statement with your modern ceiling lights then this designer light will not disappoint. Crafted using recycled cardboard, this modern piece of art will work beautifully teamed with oak wood flooring and soft brown leather sofas. Add a couple of table lamps or a floor lamp into the mix to layer the light in your room.


The Tube Pendant – White

Clean lines and simple styling are the key components for a minimalist décor. This modern ceiling light is effortlessly stylish and will be perfect for a monochrome kitchen/diner set against sleek granite work surfaces and black gloss units. Alternatively position it over a table for streamlined lighting.

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Edit Ludlow Pendant – Green

Bring a contemporary vibe to your home with the use of vivid colours. This ceiling light will bring a splash of colour to any modern living space and will work well in a hallway to create a warm and inviting environment. It would also be an instant hit in a child’s bedroom helping to create a fun space.

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Cable Wire Light System

Designed with a blend of glass and polished chrome, this contemporary fitting gives a modern take on the traditional spotlight and is ideal for a kitchen/diner with an uneven ceiling. It will work well with simple white plastered walls or a more decorative feature wall.

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Konstsmide Downlight – Polished Chrome – Cool White

Recessed lighting is a modern way to illuminate any room and can be a good choice if you have low ceilings in your home. This sleek and simple downlight is not only fire rated but uses advanced energy efficient LED technology to provide cost effective long-lasting illumination.

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The Mashiko 200 Flush Fitting – Bronze

Modern ceiling lights comes in all shapes and sizes and this striking square flush fitting will be perfect in a simply styled bathroom in neutral tones. Position it on the ceiling for a warm, relaxing and diffused light.

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Sassari 5 Light Semi-Flush

Modern lighting can inject glamour into your interior space and this striking semi-flush fitting will bring a dazzling sparkle into your bedroom, living room or dining area. Team with sophisticated furnishings and brightly coloured rugs and cushions for modern elegance.

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The Frame Low Energy Flush Fitting

This flush fitting combines modern styling and smart low energy technology. Designed for contemporary living spaces it will work well with a minimalist décor thanks to its simple clean lines.

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The Galileo 20 Light Pendant – 2 Metre Drop

If you are looking for modern ceiling lights of distinction then what better way to illuminate a stylish hallway than with this sensational cascading light. Its faceted crystal glass shades will bring an exquisite sparkle to your home and can be mixed with simple furnishings allowing it to take centre stage.


As you can see there is a wide range of different styles to choose from. We hope our top 10 rundown has given you some ideas or maybe even helped you to find something amazing for your home.

For more inspiration check out our Lighting Ideas section.

Maxine Clarke Senior Buyer

Maxine has been our decorative buyer since 2015. With her experience in working for consumer-led brands, she is the perfect person to pick out the latest lighting trends for both your home and business. Maxine has an eye for the best up-and-coming lighting from the UK and around the world and works tirelessly to add new brands to our portfolio. One of her trends to watch in 2020 is connectable garden lighting; with summer garden parties more and more popular, being able to build and extend your own outdoor lighting with spotlights, festoons and string lights has never been easier – simply plug and play.