See How the Marquise Pendant Light Is Handmade in Our Hot Shop

Posted on 9/10/18 12:10 PM


It is our pleasure to introduce the latest addition to Niche's hand-blown pendant line: the Marquise Series. Available in three sizes and an array of new colorways, this versatile collection will make a statement in any setting. Every Marquise pendant is handmade by a team of talented glass artisans in our state-of-the-art Hot Shop. Learn more about our glass-blowing process to see how this stunning silhouette comes to life.


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See Niche's New Gradient-Treated Glass Created in the Hot Shop

Posted on 8/9/18 11:57 AM


It is our pleasure to introduce the latest addition to Niche's hand-blown pendant line: the Haze. This luxurious light features a unique gradient effect that flows from Opaline to transparent Crystal glass. Every Haze pendant is handmade by a team of talented glass artisans in our state-of-the-art Hot Shop. Learn more about our glass-blowing process to see how this stunning silhouette comes to life.


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Be Original Americas' Fellows Spend Day Immersed in Design at Niche

Posted on 7/11/18 4:25 PM


Be Original Americas is a campaign devoted to educating and influencing design professionals and manufacturers on the economic and ethical value of authentic design while protecting and investing in its future. Niche is a proud member, joining the fight with over 100 well-known and respected brands. For the third summer in a row, Be Original Americas is hosting a Design Fellowship. Over the course of seven weeks, this year's fellows, Defne Kansu and Janell Leung, have the opportunity to learn about all facets of creating innovative, high-quality products through hands-on, in-the-field learning. On Monday, they spent time at Niche's headquarters and fully immersed themselves in our design operation.


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See Our Handmade Pendant Lighting Process from Start to Finish

Posted on 10/27/17 2:17 PM


For over a decade, Niche has been handcrafting pendant lighting for residential, commercial, and hospitality settings across the globe. Every single glass piece from Niche is made by a team of experienced glass artisans takes great care in delivering a product of timeless beauty with the highest standards of craftsmanship in mind. See our handmade pendant lighting process take place from start to finish in our Beacon, New York studio. 


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3 Places to Hang the Oculo Modern Pendant Light

Posted on 8/2/17 3:56 PM


The Oculo Modern Pendant Light

The Oculo modern pendant light gracefully embodies the luxury and timelessness of hand-blown glass while designed to be distinctively contemporary in shape. The Oculo modern lighting collection makes a strong statement on its own or in multiple clusters and is hand made with care in Beacon, New York.


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Let's Talk Favorites: Best-Selling Niche Pendant Lights

Posted on 7/3/17 5:07 PM


Sometimes, it's okay to pick favorites. Get ready to update your lighting with these top 3 pendant styles. 


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June's Most Popular Modern Pendant Lighting Photos on Instagram

Posted on 7/3/17 1:24 PM


Check out Niche's 5 most popular modern pendant lighting photos posted on Instagram in June. 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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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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