Kitchen Lantern Light Fixtures: Lantern Pendants Smaller than 22”

 If you’ve researched kitchen lighting solutions, you may be aware of kitchen pendant lighting and kitchen island chandeliers as options. But have you considered a series of small kitchen lanterns for your task lighting needs? Short enough to be hung over sinks and islands with plenty of clearance, this selection of lantern lights may just be the unexpected design touch you’ve been looking for! (Before hanging above a sink, be sure to consult a lantern’s specifications to determine if it is dry, damp, or wet rated.) From the elegant frame designs and wide selection of candle-base bulb options to adjustable hanging hardware such as downrods and chains, kitchen lanterns are a fun and flexible method of brightening your culinary workspace.  

For more advice on kitchen lighting design, consult our kitchen lighting layers guide! There you will find definitions of task, ambient, and decorative kitchen lighting, and practical ideas for how to balance your kitchen illumination needs with style considerations.

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