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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Follow Friday: Hudson Valley Maker Kim Markel Creates by Upcycling

Posted on 4/21/17 3:00 PM


 

 

Kim Markel

In honor of "Follow Friday" and Earth Day, we are highlighting the talented Hudson Valley designer, Kim MarkelMarkel explores the nostalgia of objects, particularly those of childhood. Markel's philosophy stems from the desire to create in a responsible way. Upcycling has certainly played an important role, but Markel's approach "aims to elevate recycled plastics into a material that is organic, translucent and effervescent."

 

"The qualities of childhood objects- a slightly off scale, unexpected color, handmade texture, all create a sense of unbridled reality, a sense of strange magic."


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Esquire Captures Glass-Blowing Company's Pendant Making Process

Posted on 4/21/17 10:59 AM


Last month, Esquire — the popular lifestyle men's magazine — stopped by our modern pendant lighting studio to film our signature Stamen pendant being made from start to finish. The video is an installment in their "Handmade" series, a catalog of online videos featuring some of the most interesting handmade products.


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Modern Pendant Light Reminds Us There Is Beauty in Simplicity

Posted on 4/17/17 2:28 PM


A cluster of our Bella modern pendant lights pairs beautifully with this quote from Pierre Koenig, an American architect best known for his exposed steel and glass buildings during the post-World War II era. The artist's words and the classic shape of our handmade pendant light continually remind us that there is beauty in simplicity. 


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Modern Pendant Lights Remind Us Sometimes Less Is More

Posted on 4/10/17 5:00 PM


We know the start of the week can be stressful, but we're here to help motivate you this Monday afternoon! A grouping of our Ellipse Petite modern pendant lights pair nicely with this quote from graphic designer Nicholas Burroughs, who reminds us that sometimes less is more.


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Modern Pendant Light Will Help You Start Your Week Off Right

Posted on 4/3/17 3:07 PM


Let's keep that weekend creativity flowing as we tackle another Monday and the week ahead! A cluster of our Pointelle Grand modern pendant lights pairs well with a quote from Osho, an Indian leader and spiritual teacher, who inspires us today to bend the rules.


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Esquire Visits Modern Pendant Lighting Studio to See Handmade Process

Posted on 3/30/17 1:40 PM


Last week, Esquire — the popular lifestyle men's magazine — stopped by our modern pendant lighting studio to film our signature Stamen pendant being made from start to finish. The video will be an installment in Esquire's "Handmade" series, a catalog of online videos featuring some of the most interesting handmade products in the state. We are absolutely thrilled that they have included us in this project, and we are so excited to be in the company of other talented artists who believe in the importance of creating handmade products. Stay tuned for more information regarding the Esquire video shoot — we'll update you as soon as the footage is released!


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