Design Trends: Modern Chandeliers

Gone are the over-the-top, glittery chandeliers of yesterday. In their place are modern shapes, textures, and colors. The shapes of today’s chandelier’s include the very popular metal orb chandelier, unexpected geometric designs likes stars and squares, modern sputnik, and even traditional shapes with a fresh twist. Many of these more modern types of chandeliers incorporate more than just metal, glass, and crystal: many feature rope, sea shells, and even quartz crystals! Copper and bronze colors have been having a moment for a while now, something we also see reflected in the modern chandeliers on the market today. Want to update your chandelier? You don’t have to spend a fortune to do so. There are many tutorials to fashion your own Restoration Hardware inspired orb chandelier, rope covered light fixtures, mason jar creations, and more!

All images via Pinterest

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