Round and Airy Lighting Fixtures

Continuing on with the lighting series, we have some lovely round and airy choices.

I played it cool when we bought our house, asking if the light in the dining room was staying. I recognized it as a Nelson Saucer (#4 above), a light I had always had my eye on. And yes it stayed. A couple of years later, when the original owners came back to see the house, they notice I had moved the light into the living room and remarked that had they known I liked it so much, they would have left the other one they had too, instead of tossing it out (!).

  1. Random Light, $605-$2418

  2. Väte Pendant, $9

  3. Tulip Pendant, $79

  4. Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp, $195-$435

  5. PS Maskros, $49-$89

18 Responses to “Round and Airy Lighting Fixtures”

  1. Eleni March 13, 2012 at 3:30 am #

    Wow, that’s a really great moodboard! I could have all of the above at home- the tulip one is definitely my fave one!

  2. modern jane March 13, 2012 at 5:18 am #

    That is the first time I’ve seen the tulip light! It’s adorable and affordable! Ah.. love an unplanned rhyme:)

  3. Sandra March 13, 2012 at 6:21 am #

    Gah to the thrown out Nelson pendant! Can you imagine all of the mid-century modern furniture that ended up at landfills and garage sales when it fell out of fashion?

    One of my fantasies is to find a little old lady estate sale FULL of such treasures…

  4. Greer March 13, 2012 at 7:04 am #

    I love the fixtures you’ve got in there, they all look so delicate. There’s a whole bunch more at http://www.curatedonline.co.uk/collections/design-instinct too.

  5. Erin March 13, 2012 at 7:31 am #

    They did whaaaaaaaaat? D: D:

    These are all so lovely!

  6. Ashley March 13, 2012 at 7:56 am #

    The first one reminds me of those Easter baskets I used to make with my mom where you wrap string around a balloon! I love the feeling or airiness, but I LOVE the tulip pendant!! Simple and feminine!

  7. amy March 13, 2012 at 7:56 am #

    oooh, number 3 is so pretty! and how cool that you inherited such a stylish fixture from the previous owners. it’s a bit heartbreaking that they threw one out! maybe someone went dumpster diving and found a treasure. :)

  8. annelies March 13, 2012 at 8:49 am #

    I just wanted to mention that the labels on the image (numbers 3 and 4) don’t match the legend.

    I love that saucer fixture.

  9. Megan March 13, 2012 at 9:09 am #

    I love that you’ve been posting lighting fixtures for every pricepoint and shape!!! Thanks for the great resources Nicole!!!

  10. Jules March 13, 2012 at 9:18 am #

    My heart lurched when you said they tossed the other one out. Nooooooooo!

  11. Amanda March 13, 2012 at 9:54 am #

    I LOVE that first one – so gorgeous!

  12. dawn March 13, 2012 at 10:43 am #

    #1 + #5 are my favorites. although i think it’s pretty swell that you were able to keep the saucer pendant!

  13. Stef March 13, 2012 at 12:04 pm #

    #4 is in our lunchroom at work (along with Bertoia chairs) and I’m preeeeeetty sure no one else knows what it is.

  14. Caitlin @ Desert Domicile March 13, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    I DIY’d #1 and #5 is hanging in my living room! Love that they left the Nelson pendant for you :)

  15. Lily from Birch + Bird March 14, 2012 at 11:15 pm #

    A Nelson fixture as a hand-me-down? So great! I really love that tulip pendant from PB too…would look adorable in my daughters’ shared room.

  16. Chandra March 15, 2012 at 10:02 pm #

    here’s how to make #1:
    http://houseandhome.com/tv/segment/trendy-diy-pendant-light

  17. Nicole March 16, 2012 at 12:48 pm #

    I love #1 and #5!