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Modern


Modern design refers specifically to the aesthetics movement that was birthed in the early to mid-twentieth century.

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Dining room with Sycara chandelier and sconces in black

Modern

From the 1920's to 70's the design styles were characterized by clean lines, neutral colors (with select bold accents). Hand-formed textures, organic materials, soft geometry and light that sets a mood; combine to create fixtures that become functional sculpture in your space. 

Close up of bottom of Silvarious cracked glass chandelier

Inspiring Design with Light

Reading nook upstairs featuring Livadia chandelier in Champagne Bronze

Modern Collections

Far from fussy, our new fixtures are edgy with a softer look - delivering adjustability and contrasting finishes so you can create a bold yet elegant style statement.

Close up in bathroom of Aviv wall sconce in black

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The Silvarious 30 Inch 12 Light Convertible Chandelier with Clear Crackled Glass in Champagne Bronze on a white backgroundThe Silvarious 30 Inch 12 Light Convertible Chandelier with Clear Crackled Glass in Champagne Bronze on a white background

Silvarious Chandelier

52701CPZ (Champagne Bronze)

30" DIA x 22.25" HConvertible12-Light

$1294.99*


The Aviv 13 Inch 1 Light Wall Sconce with Clear Glass in Black on a white backgroundFront view of the Aviv 13 Inch 1 Light Wall Sconce with Clear Glass in Black on a white background

Aviv Wall Sconce

52653BK (Black)

5.5" W x 13" HWall Sconces1-Light

$174.99*


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The Sycara 36.25 Inch 6 Light LED Chandelier with Faceted Crystal in Black on a white backgroundThe Sycara 36.25 Inch 6 Light LED Chandelier with Faceted Crystal in Black on a white background

Sycara Chandelier

52667BK (Black)

36.25" DIA x 19.75" H1-Tier6-Light

$1089.99*


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The Livadia 47.75 Inch 8 Light Chandelier in Champagne Bronze on a white backgroundThe Livadia 47.75 Inch 8 Light Chandelier in Champagne Bronze on a white background

Livadia Chandelier

52675CPZ (Champagne Bronze)

47.75" DIA x 47.75" H1-Tier8-Light

$1144.99*


The Tully 24" 3-Light Vanity Light in Black on a white backgroundThe Tully 24" 3-Light Vanity Light in Black mounted down on a white background

Tully Vanity Light

45151BK (Black)

24" W x 6.5" H3-LightSatin Etched Cased Opal Glass

$354.99*


Odensa 40.25 Inch 10 Light Chandelier in Polished Nickel on a white backgroundOdensa 40.25 Inch 10 Light Chandelier in Polished Nickel on a white background

Odensa Chandelier

52551PN (Polished Nickel)

40.25" DIA x 27.25" H1-Tier10-Light

$2124.99*


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Ocala 41.25 Inch 6 Light Flush Mount with Clear Crystal in Black on a white backgroundProfile of the Ocala 41.25 Inch 6 Light Flush Mount with Clear Crystal in Black on a white background

Ocala Ceiling Light

52602BK (Black)

24.25" W x 12.5" H x 41.25" LSemi-Flush Mount6-Light

$689.99*


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Odensa 17 Inch 2 Light Wall Sconce in Champagne Bronze on a white backgroundFront view of the Odensa 17 Inch 2 Light Wall Sconce in Champagne Bronze on a white background

Odensa Wall Sconce

52556CPZ (Champagne Bronze)

5" W x 17" HWall Sconces2-Light

$229.99*


Cecil 17.75 Inch 4 Light Oval Flush in Polished Nickel and Black on a white backgroundClose up view of the Cecil 17.75 Inch 4 Light Oval Flush in Polished Nickel and Black on a white background

Cecil Ceiling Light

52588PN (Polished Nickel | Black)

17.75" DIA x 10.5" HFlush Mount4-Light

$364.99*


Arcus 46.25 Inch 12 Light Chandelier in Champagne Bronze with White on a white backgroundArcus 46.25 Inch 12 Light Chandelier in Champagne Bronze with White on a white background

Arcus Chandelier

52561CPZWH (Champagne Bronze | White)

46.25" DIA x 29" HMulti-Tier12-Light

$2374.99*


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Phix 13.5 Inch 2 Light Wall Sconce in Champagne Bronze with Black on a white backgroundFront view of the Phix 13.5 Inch 2 Light Wall Sconce in Champagne Bronze with Black on a white background

Phix Wall Sconce

52570CPZBK (Champagne Bronze | Black)

8.75" W x 13.5" HWall Sconces2-Light

$249.99*


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Solia 14.25 Inch 2 Light Vanity with Opal Glass in Polished Nickel with Stain Nickel on a white backgroundFront view of the Solia 14.25 Inch 2 Light Vanity with Opal Glass in Polished Nickel with Stain Nickel on a white background

Solia Vanity Light

55162PN (Polished Nickel | Satin Nickel)

14.25" W x 10.25" H2-LightOpal Glass

$314.99*


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Priam LED Chandelier White on a white backgroundPriam LED Chandelier White on a white background

Priam Chandelier

84313WH (White)

28" DIA x 7.95" H1-Tier6-Light

$989.99*


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Moonlit 8" LED Pendant Champagne Gold on a white backgroundMoonlit 8" LED Pendant Champagne Gold on a white background

Moonlit Pendant

83854CGWH (Champagne Gold)

7.75" DIA x 8" HMini1-Light

$439.99*


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Jestin 38" LED Linear Pendant Matte Black on a white backgroundJestin 38" LED Linear Pendant Matte Black on a white background

Jestin Chandelier

84322MBK (Matte Black)

38.15" W x 9.25" H x 5.62" LLinear3-Light

$989.99*


Key Modern Characteristics

Close up of Sycara in dining room

Clean, Comfortable Space

Form always follows function in modern design. Think simple and unadorned decor that serves a purpose in your everyday life.

Talman outdoors on patio

Fusion of Indoor and Out

Much like past architecture movements, in modern design there is a focus on nature. Plants are often incorporated into this kind of decor, as are window treatments that encourage a sense of continuity between indoor and outdoor.

Delarosa pendant hanging over kitchen island

Foundational Finishes

Choosing the finish color of a light fixture can be overwhelming, there are so many to select from. To help, look to the fundamental finish options that match the modern decor style like white, black and gold

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Close up of black and gold Phix chandelier lights

Geometry at its Best

Modern home design emphasizes clean lines and geometric shapes. No more are architectural features such as arches, ornate columns, window shutters, or any outlandish ornamentation. Try choosing light fixtures that use a variety of materials blended together for a completely unique, but unified aesthetic.

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Modern Styles


Modern design sensibilities have always referenced classic mid-twentieth century aesthetics - clean lines, natural light and sophisticated ties to nature are all hallmarks of this style.

Modern Minimalism

It's a take on minimalism that incorporates current shapes, colors, and textures. Tone-on-tone colors dominate the contemporary design, as well as precise geometry.

Eisley chandelier having over living room with vaulted ceilings during the day

Modern Minimalism

It's a take on minimalism that incorporates current shapes, colors, and textures. Tone-on-tone colors dominate the contemporary design, as well as precise geometry.

Living room late in the day with a large focal point painting and Ocala chandelier in silver finish

Modern Minimalism

It's a take on minimalism that incorporates current shapes, colors, and textures. Tone-on-tone colors dominate the contemporary design, as well as precise geometry.

Hallway with Sisu and Odessa sconces flanking artwork

Modern Minimalism

It's a take on minimalism that incorporates current shapes, colors, and textures. Tone-on-tone colors dominate the contemporary design, as well as precise geometry.

Dark and moody style bathroom with round mirror and featuring Jemsa sconce lights above the vanity
Detail image of a black and silver Vey chandelier

The Art of Lighting

The perfect light can elevate a space and set a mood. It can serve as an art form with geometric shapes, curves and distinctive finishes. élan offers all this and more.

Dining room with round table and velvet arm chairs featuring a Jovian chandelier in gold finish

Explore All Styles

Daytime image of a rustic kitchen with Karthe chandelier

Cottagecore

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Dining room with long wooden table featuring a Moorgate chandelier

Farmhouse

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Contemporary dining room with Moderne chandelier hanging above a table

Contemporary

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Kadas chandelier in living room with fireplace.

Art Deco

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Branches sconce hanging next to a built in shelf during the day

Mid-Century Modern

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Porch at night with Pier pendant lights and sconce

Coastal

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Bedroom at night with Ali 6-light chandelier and Ali wall sconces in brushed natural brass, lights turned on

Traditional

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Industrial style dining room and kitchen featuring a Cuyahoga Mill chandelier

Industrial

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Kimrose chandelier in dining room during the day.

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Find out what's new in lighting and design, hear from designers and other lighting professionals and find fun and informational tips to light up your life.

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Three Kichler catalog covers featuring pendant lights, a lit outdoor scene and a ceiling fan.

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