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  • Typ Flex E1 Wall Spotlight from Steng | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Typ Flex E1 Wall Spotlight

    Steng
    from $ 334.00

    This delicate and flexible LED lamp is particularly suited as a bedside reading lamp – it does equally well on ceilings and walls. The Power-LED is...

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  • Tessuti PL 60 Ceiling Light from EviStyle | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Tessuti PL 60 Ceiling Light

    EviStyle
    from $ 6,580.00

    The Tessuti PL 60 Ceiling Light was designed by Simone Bellan for EviStyle. This finely crafted collection of lights features a satin nickel frame....

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  • Tessuti PL 30 Ceiling Light from EviStyle | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Tessuti PL 30 Ceiling Light

    EviStyle
    from $ 4,801.00

    The Tessuti PL 30 Ceiling Light was designed by Simone Bellan for EviStyle. This finely crafted collection of lights features a satin nickel frame....

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  • Fog PL Plisse Ceiling Light from Morosini | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Fog PL Plisse Ceiling Light

    Morosini
    from $ 1,204.00

    The Fog Plissé PL ceiling light has been designed by Andrea Lazzari & Massimo Tonetto for Morosini. Morosini Fog PL Plissé is a noble ceiling l...

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  • Sphere Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Sphere Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 320.00

    Embracing the beauty of classic geometric shapes, the Sphere Flush Mount Ceiling Light features a compelling modern silhouette. The Sphere creates ...

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  • Manette Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Manette Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 344.00

    Revamp your complete surroundings by installing this creatively designed Manette Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light by Tech Lighting. The Manette cons...

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  • Topo Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Topo Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    from $ 812.00

    The Topo Flush Mount Ceiling Light by Tech Lighting is simple in design yet elegant in visual aesthetic. The modern drum shade is elevated to a ric...

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  • Trace Semi-Flushmount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Trace Semi-Flushmount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    from $ 448.00

    Modern in nature and simple in style the Trace Semi-Flushmount Ceiling Light features streams of Italian piped glass that has been formed into a bo...

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  • Manette Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Manette Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 564.00

    Revamp your complete surroundings by installing this creatively designed Manette Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light by Tech Lighting. The Manette cons...

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  • Megan Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Megan Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    from $ 168.00

    The Megan Flush Mount Ceiling Light offers a very contemporary and crisp look. The optic grade acrylic shade helps to evenly distribute the LED lig...

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  • Mulberry Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Mulberry Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    from $ 452.00

    The Mulberry Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting is classic and sophisticated with its short fabric drum shade and round canopy. A w...

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  • Mulberry Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Mulberry Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    from $ 400.00

    The Mulberry Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting is classic and sophisticated with its short fabric drum shade and round canopy. A w...

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  • Ambist Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Ambist Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 680.00

    The Ambist Flush Mount Ceiling Light by Tech Lighting exudes sophisticated with its beautiful hand blown glass shade and sleek satin nickel trim. T...

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  • Bespin Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Bespin Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 400.00

    This beautiful, modern ceiling light comes from the Bespin Large Flush Mount Ceiling Light by Tech Lighting. This flush mount features a smoothly d...

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  • Bespin Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Bespin Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 284.00

    Functional yet modern, Tech Lighting’s Bespin Small Flush Mount has a simple, understated design. This flush mount features a smoothly diffused L...

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  • Casen Drum Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Casen Drum Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 428.00

    The Casen Drum Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting features a sleek closed bottom glass shade that’s suspended from a handsome die-cast ...

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  • Crest 20 Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Crest 20 Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    from $ 484.00

    Enhance the look of your minimalistic décor with Tech Lighting’s Crest Ceiling Light. It is satin nickel finish gives it an undeniably sleek con...

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  • Crest 17 Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Crest 17 Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 348.00

    The strikingly modern, Crest 17 Flush Mount Ceiling Light by Tech Lighting fills your living spaces with high-output, high-efficacy LED light witho...

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  • Crest 12 Flush Mount Ceiling Light from Tech Lighting | Modern Lighting + Decor

    Crest 12 Flush Mount Ceiling Light

    Tech Lighting
    $ 264.00

    The Crest Small Flush Mount Ceiling Light is a minimalist design featuring a thin ring of light around the perimeter of the light creating beautifu...

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Buying Guide for Modern Ceiling Lights

Modern ceiling lights can perfectly complement the style and look of a modern home. It can also turn the old fashioned and outdated home into a modern living space. There are many different types of ceiling lights that create difficulty for first-time buyers.

This buying guide is written for newbie buyers who are purchasing ceiling lights for the first time. When purchasing a modern ceiling light, you have to consider different factors. The ceiling light should suit the living space and your illumination requirements. Not only that, you also have to decide what color, type, design, size, and light quality ceiling light will best suit the location.

We will cover all this and more in this buying guide for a modern ceiling lights. By reading this guide, you will be able to purchase a ceiling light that brilliantly illuminates a room.

Types of Ceiling Lights

You must think carefully about the type of ceiling light you buy for the house. Ceiling lights come in different designs that suit different purposes. Here we will take a look at the most common types of modern ceiling lights that you can buy according to your needs and requirements.

1. Flush Mount Ceiling Lights

The flush mount ceiling lights are available in two varieties: Full-flush and Semi-Flush.

The full-flush ceiling lights are mounted flush with the surface of the ceiling. The lights are placed directly on the ceiling with no hanging parts. The frame and glass of the lighting fixture are attached directly to the ceiling giving it a more streamlined look. This allows greater creative flexibility on where you install the lights. The sleek and simple design of the lighting provides unobtrusive illumination to the living space.

As the name implies, the semi-flush ceilings lights are not completely affixed to the ceiling similar to the full-flush ceiling lights. They hang slightly below the base as you can see in the picture. You can find a number of different types of semi-flush ceiling lights. The light falls somewhere between the full-flush and chandelier ceiling light in style.

2. Murano Glass Ceiling Light

Murano glass ceiling lights range from minimal designs to ornate shapes. The Murano glass represents centuries of excellent craftsmanship that has been perfected through the ages. Ceiling lights that feature Murano glass look elegant and graceful, perfectly complementing modern design homes.

3. Drum Shaped Ceiling Light

Drum shaped Ceiling lights feature crystal shade wrapping along the light source, which gives the appearance of a drum look. The drum-shaped ceiling lights offer maximum illumination directly below. These are great transitional lighting fixtures that look great in every modern design home.

4. Cylindrical Ceiling Light

Cylindrical ceiling lights are a moderm form of ceiling lights that are available in ornate designs. These ceiling lights add a touch of elegance to any room. The ceiling lights are available in many different designs and shapes.

5. Directional Ceiling Spotlights

Directional ceiling spotlights as the name implies are used to focus light into a specific direction. Using the lighting solution, you can highlight a specific area in the room.

You can spotlight paintings, living areas, pianos, workspaces, plants and much more using the lighting solution. The use of the lighting fixture is as limitless as the imagination. The wide variety of directional lighting fixtures can suit the taste and budget of different users.

6. LED Ceiling Lights

The LED Ceiling lights contain bulbs that are extremely energy efficient. The lights require minimum maintenance as well. Since LED bulbs do not get hot even after being used for long duration, they do not require frequent replacement.

Other than a room illuminated by LED ceiling lights looks modern and slick creating a pleasant impression and increasing the appeal of a room.

Purchase Considerations for Ceiling Lights

The ceiling lights come with different accessories and options. Lighting fixtures with dimmers allow you to adjust the brightness level. This can save energy costs and extend the life of the bulb. They are also available in different bulb type options. You can select halogen, fluorescent, and LED ceiling lights.

When it comes to energy efficiency and bulb lifespan, LED ceiling lights are your best option. These lighting fixtures consist of LED bulbs that allow maximum energy savings. They last for a much longer period also as compared to fluorescent or halogen bulbs, thereby offering you value for money.

Ceiling lights also come in different sizes, design types, and colors. The availability of a large variety of ceiling lights makes it difficult to pin down the best light for a room. You need to look at a number of different factors such as lampshade material and color, size, accessories, and style of the lighting fixture.

When selecting a ceiling light for the dining table, the recommended height is about 30’’ for the lower part of the ceiling lights. In addition, the diameter of the ceiling lights should be about ½ the tables’ width. You can add the length and width of the room and then convert that resulting number into inches to find the right size ceiling light for the room.

You should also consider the ceiling light shades before buying one for your home. The shade may be a simple opaque glass covering or a premium quality Murano glass. It can be of different shape ranging from drum-shaped, cylindrical, circle, and much more.

On a final note, you must always select the right size ceiling light that perfectly complements the room. Buying an overly large ceiling light for a small space will just make the room look smaller. On the flip side, a small size ceiling light will appear out of place in a large room.