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6 Ceiling Lights To Brighten Up Your Modern Living

5 Ceiling Lights To Brighten Up Your Modern Living
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The modern design showcases clean lines, minimalist decor, and an uncluttered look. In a modern living room, the aesthetic is all about creating a space that feels open and organized yet cozy and inviting. This is why the lighting in the space should set up the right ambiance that also matches the entire interior style. Here are six living room ceiling lights that could be the ideal final flourish for your modern living room. 

Types of Ceiling Lighting

Recessed Lights

Recessed Lighting
home design inspo via Instagram @hom.decorationn

Modern, sleek, and saving space, recessed lights are a popular choice. You may come across terms like can lights, downlights, or pot lights, but they all refer to this type of ceiling light. When installed, the fixture will be attached to the ceiling, creating a minimalist look while showering your space with good lighting. This lighting option allows you to make the most of your space and have great lighting even for compact living rooms with low ceilings.

Flush Mount Ceiling Lights

Flush Mount Ceiling Lights
design inspo with flush mount ceiling light from Studio McGee

Flush mount ceiling lights sit directly to your ceiling. Just like recessed lights, they have simple and angular designs. They blend seamlessly into the ceiling, and these new designs are perfect for modern interiors. The glow from flush-mounted ceiling lights make a stunning effect on the space.

Semi Flush Mount

Semi Flush Mount lights
semi-flush mount ceiling light from Zest Lighting

This kind of fixture is also connected directly to the ceiling, but it uses a small rod to link itself to the ceiling. Semi-flush mount is a great option if your living room is blessed with a 9-foot high ceiling.

Pendant Lights

neutral-themed living room with pendant light via Instagram @homewithrue

The most popular for designers of today’s spaces are pendant lights. They are hung from the ceiling and often become a centerpiece. Pendant lights come in various styles, from boho and industrial to contemporary, or even if your style combines traditional aesthetics, there’s a pendant lamp design for the interior you are aiming for.

And if you’re worrying about the size of your living room, these hanging ceiling lights won’t let you down as they are height-adjustable. They feature materials like glass, metal, and natural materials that perfectly match modern interiors. They’re stylish decor instead of clutter, and your home won’t resist having them.


cluster chandelier in high ceiling setting via Instagram @insplosion

While flush-mounted and recessed ceiling lights are ideal for living rooms with lower ceilings, chandeliers are to showcase eye-catching statement pieces with higher ceilings. You can go for Sputnik chandeliers, where lights are directed in all directions. There’s also a cluster chandelier, which is a collection of one-of-a-kind shapes combined to cast a cozy, inviting glow. A stunning centerpiece for any room, as shown in the photo.

Ceiling Fan with Lights

Ceiling Fan

Do you want to make sure that the ceiling fan with light will suit your living room’s modern style? Well, these fixtures are also in the trend of clean lines and fresh vibes! If you opt for a ceiling fan with lights, remember to measure your room to find the perfect size for the lighting fixture.

High-Quality and Designer Ceiling Lights

Zest Lighting is dedicated to providing high-quality and stylish designer ceiling lights. Each light in our collection not only illuminates your space but also adds a touch of style to your decor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I install stylish lights in a small living room?

Absolutely! Choose hanging ceiling lights like pendant lights, then place them strategically to create a more spacious and open atmosphere in a compact living room.

Q: Are stylish lights energy-efficient?

Yes, many modern lighting styles come with energy-efficient features, widely known as LEDs. They consume less energy, so you’re saving on electricity bills while being environmentally conscious.

Q: How do I determine the right size of a chandelier for my living room?

Consider your room’s dimensions. To find the perfect chandelier diameter, a simple rule is to add up the length and width of the room in feet. Convert that sum into inches and choose a chandelier in that size.

Q: Can I mix different styles of lights in one room?

Definitely! Don’t be afraid to mix and match styles. You will be surprised how they create a unique and eclectic atmosphere. Make sure that they complement each other in terms of color and design elements. For example, take a brass branching chandelier and combine it with a vintage-inspired brass wall sconce. Neither of them should be overly intricate in design to stay in the minimalistic approach.

Q: Do ceiling fans save energy?

Using a ceiling fan is a smart move to save money on both cooling and heating during the winter and summer seasons. When it’s hot outside, a trendy ceiling fan can cut down your air conditioning expenses by up to 40%.

Q: How can I make pendant lights the focal point of my living room?

Hang pendant lights over a central area, like a coffee table or seating arrangement. This draws attention and adds a stylish touch to the space.

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