Home / About Kichler / News Room / Kichler Press Releases / 4-24-12 Pendants Pendant Lighting for Today’s Kitchen Kichler® Lighting’s 2012 collections bring the wow factor to the home CLEVELAND – April 24, 2012 – Whether you want to add some sparkle, keep it traditional or go contemporary, Kichler’s new pendants are ahead of the trend curve when it comes to kitchens. With bold designs and popular finishes, the new Kichler collections are sure to be the talk of any dinner conversation. Seamlessly combining aesthetics with functionality, these new designs from Kichler make it easy to select lighting that corresponds with today’s leading home décor styles. See them on display in the Kichler booth (#231) at the 2012 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, April 24 – 26 in Chicago. Clearly Crystal Aliso™ – Bling brightens and blends with traditional styling in Kichler’s Aliso collection, featuring a three-light chandelier that makes a statement when hung over a table or island. Aliso’s classically-inspired shape highlighted by a Polished Chrome finish combines with Clear Optical Crystal bobeches and pendalogues to reflect modern elegance, taking the kitchen to the next level. Liscomb™ – Cut and polished circular crystals in multiple sizes are grouped in this three-light convertible semi-flush/stem-mounted pendant. The fixture features halogen bulbs and Chrome housings, allowing the crystals to really sparkle. A convertible oval chandelier/semi-flush fixture, half-oval wall sconce and unique ball-shaped chandelier are also available in this collection. Casual Transitional Beckett™ – This updated mission style comes to life with an Anvil Iron finish giving the one-light pendant a hand-forged look, perfect for outdoor kitchen areas. The wispy, white glass shades feature light and dark graduated tones that bring the outdoors in. Garland – The Garland collection is ideal for the casual, warm and inviting kitchen. The one-light mini pendant incorporates sturdy forged metal craftsmanship and strong lines with Kichler’s new Shadow Bronze™ and Antique Pewter finishes to create a cozy environment and provide just enough light to illuminate hard to reach areas. Knox™ – Clean lines and a simple exterior make the Knox one-light mini pendant perfect for various kitchen designs. The cased opal glass creates a soft appearance that complements the Olde Bronze™ and Polished Nickel finishes. New Traditional Claridge Court™ – The Claridge Court collection is designed for a kitchen that is elegant and inviting. Clean lines in a classic profile, along with refined detailing, best illustrate this family’s updated traditional style. The softness of the satin-etched white glass contrasts perfectly with an Olde Bronze® finish and Burnished Bronze™ accents. This family’s mini pendant features gracefully curved arms suspending a bell-shaped glass diffuser, creating a great focal point for the kitchen. Clermont™ – The Clermont collection marries laser-cut detailing with refined finishes such as rich Olde Bronze® and golden bronze accents for transitional styling that exudes freshness. The clean lines and satin-etched opal glass shades of the mini pendant naturally draw the eye upward. Today’s Living Vieri – Simply perfect for today’s kitchen, Vieri chicly puts the latest look in Polished Chrome to work in well-rounded overhead lighting ideal for above the table, sink or wherever contemporary ambient lighting is desired. Olsay™ – Defining conventional style in a bold design, the Olsay one-light mini pendant features a disc-shaped, satin-etched glass shade, encompassed by a circle of steel rectangular tubing that creates an open orb. This daring style allows light to flow flawlessly through the kitchen. Perimeter™ – This contemporary delight creates a strong look ideal for lighting up the kitchen. Ninety degree angles found throughout the four-light convertible fixture and one-light mini pendant give the pieces an industrial edge for an added touch to any island or sink. Kichler® is a world leader in decorative lighting and ceiling fans, encompassing more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, outdoor lighting, lamps, mirrors and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler’s line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association. Kichler products can be purchased at independent lighting showrooms nationwide. View Kichler products, as well as interactive electronic catalogs, at www.kichler.com.