Never before have there been more eclectic choices in pendant lighting. We’re especially excited about the trend toward creating fixtures from vintage or cast-off materials. Check out this Jupiter Scrap Light from Graypants (featured in this month’s Dwell), made from upcycled cardboard boxes:
Another cool creation: the Mixer Ceiling Pendant (made from — you guessed it — a repurposed industrial stainless mixer) from local favorite Omega Too:
Have an old wire basket or stainless bucket hanging around? Instead of banishing it to your basement, bring it to your local lighting store. Many can turn it into a one-of-a-kind fixture for you.