Above the Norm: Elevated Kitchen Island Lighting

In recent years, open concept living has taken the interior design world by storm. Living, dining, and kitchen spaces have become one, and the kitchen island now serves as command central for a myriad of activities. From morning family breakfasts to after-school homework to buffet-style cocktail parties, the kitchen island is at the center of it all. See how Hammerton lighting elevates this utilitarian space from ordinary to extraordinary.


Hammerton offers a variety of unique kitchen island lighting solutions that combine versatile silhouettes with intriguing materials and design details. From luxurious artisan blown and cast glass to handcrafted metalwork, every Hammerton pendant light is a functional work of art.

Nebula Pendants from Hammerton Studio |Black Bull Project | Montana | Lori Garden

Ellisse Pendants from Hammerton Studio | Optic Blown Glass | LMK East Bay Interiors
sleek kitchen island bar with modern pendant lighting
Aalto Pendants from Hammerton Studio | Kingswood Homes | North & South Carolina
beautiful granite stone kitchen island bar lit by stone-like blown glass pendant lights from the Gem collection by Hammerton Studio
Gem Pendants from Hammerton Studio | Vertical Arts Architecture | Winter Park, CO
Blown glass pendant lighting over kitchen island
Ellisse Pendants from Hammerton Studio | Bassman Blaine Home | Irvine, CA
Coppa blown glass pendant lighting over the island
Coppa Pendants from Hammerton Studio | Vibe Design | Salt Lake City, UT
wide kitchen island with four bar stools and three suspended mesh pendant lights above
Uptown Mesh Frosted Glass Pendants from Hammerton Studio | Allard & Roberts Interior Design | Asheville, NC
industrial kitchen island lighting with Hammerton Studio Tweed pendant lights featuring thick steel mesh around an exposed incandescent bulb
Tweed Pendants Hammerton Studio | Rhonda Staley | Photographer: Brandon Pollack | Coralville, IA
pendant lighting over the kitchen island bar featuring parallel panes of glass illuminated by LEDs for a sleek Scandinavian vibe
Parallel Pendants & Chandeliers from Hammerton Studio | LM Pagano | Los Angeles, CA
Nebula Collection from Hammerton Studio | Lori Carroll Interiors


For a fresh new look, linear chandeliers offer a design-forward alternative to the 3-pendant lighting configuration. Hammerton linear suspensions provide a delightful visual focal point in these stunning kitchens.

Gem Linear Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Nip Tuck Remodeling
beautiful mountain vistas and sophisticated suspended pendant lighting blend together to make a dramatic kitchen island setting
Axis Linear Multi-Port Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Stephanie Larsen Interior Design | Sedona, AZ
contemporary kitchen island lighting
Ironwood Linear Suspension from Hammerton Studio
Axis Moda Double Linear Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Annie Ballin & Co.
a soft white glow extends from the square frosted glass on this Ledgestone rectangular chandelier to perfectly complement the white pedals of the centerpiece on the white countertops
Ledgestone Linear Suspension from Hammerton Studio
The long thin rectangular beams of metal and glass form straight, clean lines of this Axis chandelier by Hammerton Studio that perfectly complement the modern style of this modern kitchen
Axis Origin Linear Chandelier from Hammerton Studio
blown glass that looks like natural rocks add the perfect organic touch to this kitchen setting that features otherwise clean lines
Gem Linear Suspension from Hammerton Studio | Sage & Ginger Interior Design | New Canaan, CT | Jane Beiles Photography
brass and nickel finishes blend nicely in this coastal kitchen setting
6 Bulb Rock Crystal Modern Branch from Hammerton Studio
a hanging rectangular chandelier with suspended multi-bulb pendant chandelier in the background
Urban Loft Trestle Linear Suspension from Hammerton Studio | RPCD, INC. | Dallas, TX
Kitchen island chandelier
Gem Linear Belvedere Suspension from Hammerton Studio | JY Design Interiors | San Diego, CA
bricks adorn the ceiling of this kitchen in a houndstooth pattern and set an expectation of luxury and elegance that is met by this custom Hammerton Heritage rectangular chandelier
PL2159 Dining Light from Hammerton Studio | Morgante Wilson Architects | Evanston, IL


Add a touch of the unexpected with this often-overlooked option for kitchen island lighting. Bold chandelier lighting can transform a kitchen from a utilitarian space to a showplace.

Blossom Radial Ring Chandelier | Spinnaker Project | Xander Noori
Aster Multi-Light Chandelier | Dan West & Company
Blossom Starburst Chandelier | Susie-Biers-Harrington-Design | Kevin Brost Photography | Phoenix, AZ
a beautiful kitchen and dining space featuring chandeliers from the Gem collection by Hammerton Studio
Gem Ring & Belvedere Chandeliers from Hammerton Studio | Freestyle Interiors & Design | Bonita Springs, Florida | Lori Hamilton Photography
Custom Hammerton Studio Chandelier | Tracey Stephens Interiors
large open ceilings deserve large chandeliers like this 2-tier ring chandelier from the Parallel collection by Hammerton Studio
Parallel 2 Tier Ring Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Joshua Wells for KMV Williams | Ketchum, ID
textured glass panes curve perfectly around four bulbs to create a beautiful drum chandelier
Textured Glass Drum Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Michelle Miller Design | Madeira Beach, FL
Custom Kitchen Lighting
Custom Hammerton Fixtures | AP Resort Concepts | Vail, CO
2 three-bulb pendant chandeliers featuring Hammerton Studio Gem glass shades
Gem Round Multi-Port 3 Lights from Hammerton Studio | Randolph Interior Design | Long Lake, MN
kitchen drum lighting
Textured Glass Drum Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Michelle’s Interiors | Chicago, IL
custom multi-bulb pendant chandelier featuring hand blown glass installed over a long kitchen island
Custom Coppa Multi-Port Chandelier | Jonna Robison | Park City, UT
matte black starburst chandeliers make a bold statement in this kitchen
Gem Starburst Chandelier from Hammerton Studio | Riki Fortgang | Lawrence, New York
contemporary modern and industrial lighting for the dining room and kitchen
A combination of pendants and square chandeliers from the Hammerton Studio Urban Loft Collection | Warner Group Architects | Santa Barbara, CA



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