We have seen or more than likely heard of the term modern pendant lights or ceiling pendants. They’re an extremely popular form of ceiling lighting and are available in a huge range of designs catering for both decorative and functional styles.

In today’s homes, hanging pendant lights are as much a design statement as they are a practical solution and can be found in bedrooms of all sizes.

Let’s take a look at the three main types of pendant lights.


  • Ceiling Pendants
  • Pendant Bar Lights
  • Pendant Clusters

Individual Ceiling Pendants

Ceiling pendants lights is a broad category but it usually means a single hanging light. You will find the lights suspended by a cable, chain or rod. The design varies according to the space and style; But these individual lights are great for functional lighting and look great hung together in groups or rows. At By Living, we have a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colour from which you’re sure to find something to suit your needs.

Pendant Bar Lights

A ceiling pendant bar contains a multi-light pendant lights that has light sources either fixed to or suspended from an elongated or bar like structure. These are great for lighting over long tables, bars and or kitchen islands.

Pendant Clusters

Cluster pendants are ceiling lights that have a single mounting point but house multiple individual pendant lights together. These can vary in style with some opting for a spiralling design, others varying in heights; Some pendant clusters designed to be used with ceiling hooks to suspend and scatter the light sources accordingly. With more light sources ceiling pendant clusters often provide a high light output, they’re also great feature lights and are well suited to dining rooms and long drop stairwells.

We hope this blog helps filter down the type of pendant lights you’re looking for. To simply browse the full range of ceiling pendants, visit our pendant lighting store. We are your one stop online wholesale lighting store in Australia. Shop today.

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