Get to Know Niche's Brightest Pendants on National Sunglasses Day

Posted on 6/27/17 11:42 AM


Brought to you by The Vision Council, National Sunglasses Day – held annually on June 27 – is intended to raise awareness of the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect the eyes from the sun's ultraviolet rays. While you don't need sunglasses to shield your eyes from Niche hand-blown pendants, select pendant styles pendants emit an abundance of light. (No matter what pendants you choose, we always recommend installing alternative lighting for functionality.) In honor of this national holiday, get to know our brightest modern pendant lights!


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Pendant Light Inspires You to Step Outside of Your Creative Comfort Zone

Posted on 6/19/17 2:45 PM


This quote from Jon Franklin will help motivate you this Monday. Franklin says: "Simplicity carried to an extreme becomes elegance." Our Binary modern pendant light is the perfect embodiment of this quote. Based on the orb glass shape, the Binary pendant uses two incandescent bulbs, giving it a contemporary twist on the nostalgic Edison style elegance of our Solitaire pendant. This silhouette adds sophistication and charm to any environment.


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Be Original Americas' Booth at ICFF Calls Out Counterfeit Design

Posted on 6/15/17 6:00 PM


At this year's ICFFBe Original Americas set up an interactive booth for attendees of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair to brand knockoffs with their thoughts on stolen designs. Juxtaposed against iconic chairs from well-known designers, the copycat creations helped to communicate what Be Original strives to do on a daily basis. 


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May's Most Popular Modern Pendant Lighting Photos on Instagram

Posted on 6/5/17 5:55 PM


Check out Niche's 10 most popular modern lighting photos posted on Instagram in May. Then, if you haven't done so already, follow us at @nichemodern to see more photos of our pendants and all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into handcrafting each piece with love and care. Don't have Instagram? You can also find us on a handful of other social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!


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Meet the Friendly Faces Behind Your Handmade Pendant Lighting - Factory Edition

Posted on 5/3/17 4:00 PM


Everything that happens at our modern lighting company happens under one roof by our talented and diverse team. From glass-blowing, cold-working, product development, marketing, sales, design, and finances — everything happens in our Beacon, New York studio. Meet the factory staff behind your handmade pendant lighting. Afterwards, you can get to know the Niche office staff, too!


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Meet the Friendly Faces Behind Your Handmade Pendant Lighting - Office Edition

Posted on 5/2/17 2:52 PM


Everything that happens at our modern lighting company happens under one roof by our talented and diverse team. From glass-blowing, cold-working, product development, marketing, sales, design, and finances — everything happens in our Beacon, New York studio. Meet the friendly office staff behind your handmade pendant lighting


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April's Most Popular Modern Pendant Lighting Photos on Instagram

Posted on 5/1/17 7:00 PM


Did you know we're on Instagram? Check out April's top 10 most popular modern lighting photos below. Then, if you haven't done so already, get in on the "likes" and give us a follow at @nichemodern to see more photos of our pendants and all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into handcrafting each piece with love and care. 


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Modern Pendant Light Will Inspire You to Make an Impact

Posted on 5/1/17 3:53 PM


This quote from Tate Linden, the President of Stokefireand our Aurora modern pendant light will help jump-start your Monday. Linden says: "Good designers are praised for their technique, great designers for their impact." We hope this inspires you to create something effectual today. 


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Follow Our Pendant Lighting Company on Social Media

Posted on 4/26/17 4:31 PM


Be the first to know about all things Niche by following us on social media — from behind-the-scenes studio footage to exclusive contests and giveaways, you'll never miss a beat.


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Modern Pendant Lights Remind Us to Incorporate Color into Our Life

Posted on 4/24/17 3:39 PM


French painter and printmaker Pierre Bonnard said: "Color does not add a pleasant quality to design — it reinforces it." Our Crystalline Series contains the Trove, Axia, Delinea, and Calla modern pendant lights, which combine bold hues with defined angles to create playful contemporary lighting. These four silhouettes constantly remind us that sometimes all you need is a little splash of color to light up your life. We hope you'll find the inspiration to incorporate color into your world today!


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