October 18, 2018

18 Best Linear Suspensions

Whether you’re lighting a kitchen island, highlighting a hallway or brightening a conference room, the long and narrow linear light fixture is a perfect fit for a variety of common spaces. From rustic farmhouse kitchen island pendants to sleek and contemporary linear suspensions, these 18 fixtures offer style, uplighting, downlighting and more, ready to go the distance.





Minimalist
Tie Stix Wood Warm Dim Suspension by PureEdge Lighting

Tailored and crisp like a bow tie, the Tie Stix linear collection from PureEdge Lighting marries wood and metal with stunning results. Choose from multiple color and finish options, from Maple and Bronze or Espresso and Black. With Warm Dim technology built in, Tie Stix brightens up a kitchen for baking, and dims down to a candlelight glow for those romantic nights in.

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Rustic
Fulton Linear Chandelier from Hinkley Lighting

One part industrial, one part modern, the Fulton chandelier from Hinkley blends vintage Edison bulbs with minimalist lines for a look that transcends a particular style or era. The perfect kitchen island chandelier, Fulton is the finishing touch every kitchen needs.

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Sculptural
Cityscape Large Linear Pendant by Hubbardton Forge

Like a skyline reflecting on the water, Cityscape by Hubbardton Forge looks as beautiful lit as it does turned off. Handcrafted by Vermont’s finest blacksmiths, each element exudes an artisanal quality that’s appropriate for even the most formal of dining spaces.

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Glamorous
Volver Linear Pendant by Terzani

The perfect blend of art and technology, Volver from Italian luxury brand Terzani blends thin nickel chains with LED to create a piece of jewelry for the home. Create a statement in the dining room, elevate the living room, Volver is a piece that’s always en vogue.

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Functional
Tam Tam Linear Pendant by Marset

Four contemporary lamps, adjustable for your needs, create a feeling of organized chaos in this highly functional linear light from Marset. Adjust your lights to accommodate cooking in the kitchen, direct them at the island when the kids are working on homework, or point them all skyward for a more ambient, indirect lighting.

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Futuristic
Crown Plana Linear Pendant by Nemo

Like futuristic honeycomb branches, the Crown Plana Linear Pendant from Nemo spreads light in many directions while maintaining a linear form. Perfect for contemporary dining spaces or floating down a hallway.

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Versatile
Glide suspension from PureEdge Lighting

Wood, glass, uplight, downlight, short, long – the Glide suspension from PureEdge Lighting lets you build your perfect fixture. Choose from several finishes, lengths, color temperatures and high-tech features, such as Warm Dim technology. All bundled up in a sleek, crisp, minimalist design. For a Scandinavian kitchen, go with a White Oak finish. For an uber contemporary office, Glide glass is sure to deliver

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Midcentury
Wahlburg Chandelier by Arteriors

Not all linear lights are minimalist and contemporary. The Wahlburg linear chandelier from Arteriors is an example of warm, midcentury modern design, structured for a kitchen island. Round globes and an antique brass finish feel right at home in a farmhouse kitchen or modern apartment.

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Organic
Heracleum Endless Linear Suspension by Moooi

Perpetually in bloom, the Heracleum linear suspension by Bertjan Pot for Moooi is one of those contemporary designs that’s quickly becoming tomorrow’s classic. LED-lit diffusers adorn Copper or Nickel branches, creating a magical, organic form that brings any space to light.

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Innovative
Zip Wave Warm Dim Suspension by PureEdge Lighting

Strikingly minimalist and sculptural, the Zip Wave from PureEdge Lighting brings flow and movement to any space. Thin enough to blend in with the surroundings and available from 48” to 10’ long, Zip is the perfect linear solution for homes, hotels, and open offices alike.

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Architectural
Tribes Linear Pendant by tossB

Inspired by the sacred peace pipes of the North American Indians, Tribes take a familiar shape and updates it for the modern era. Two downlights and one up light provide both task and ambient lighting, making it a hardworking linear pendant in a wide variety of spaces. Choose from black on black, or go with the warmer gold and black.

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Vintage
Farmhouse Linear Pendant Light by Elk Lighting

With three metal shades in Oiled Bronze and a pulley and counterweight system for height adjustment, the Farmhouse linear pendant from Elk Lighting adds antique charm to any farmhouse kitchen. An LED option ensures that the fixture only looks vintage.

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Artistic
Spillray Linear Suspension by Axo Light

Of all the linear light fixtures on our list, the Spillray was the first multi-light pendant that came to mind. Featuring crystal, metallic bronze, grey or red glass pendants in different shapes and sizes, Spillray makes a bold statement in the kitchen or dining room without stealing the show.

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Modular
Pipeline Warm Dim Suspension by PureEdge Lighting

Today’s urban lofts, cosmo condos and downtown restaurants are all about open ceilings, and Pipeline is the perfect fit. Mimicking the same round shapes found in the exposed ductwork, pipes and conduit, Pipeline shines while blending in. Perfect for open offices, shared workspaces, retail, restaurants, and of course, homes.

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Elegant
Refrax Wave Linear Chandelier by Schonbek

No one does glamour quite like Schonbek. Known for their luxurious crystal masterpieces, the Refrax Wave chandelier elevates simple form with extraordinary detail. Covered in Spectra Cut or Swarovski crystals, Refrax glows and glistens, adding twinkle and shimmer to any space.

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Chic
Tube Linear Pendant by Lee Broom

Perhaps it’s his experience in theatre school, or maybe his past in the fashion world, UK designer Lee Broom has a way of adding style and drama to even the most simple forms. His Tube Linear Pendant is a skillfully milled, single piece of Carrara Marble, lit with LED. The result is pure editorial.

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Extraordinary
Il Pezzo 3 Endless Chandelier by Il Pezzo Mancante

Inspired by Arabic calligraphy, the Endless Chandelier from Italian luxury brand Il Pezzo Mancante is a nod to the past with a bold vision for the future. Hand-forged with dozens of glimmering hand-blown crystals, the Endless Chandelier makes a statement in any space: A grand dining room, hotel lobby, restaurant, bar and beyond. Famed designer Philippe Starck even chose this piece for his hotels around the world. Très chic!

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Industrial
Citizen Island Pendant by Troy Lighting

Chic in that industrial, vintage apothecary way, the Citizen Island Pendant celebrates the manufacturing process, stylishly displaying the cables and components in a unique way. The perfect linear pendant for a kitchen island or urban, industrial bar.

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