27 Bright Lighting Ideas for Your Home

By Toll Brothers 2 minute read

Last updated on February 13th, 2020

Since the development of Thomas Edison’s incandescent lamp in 1879, lighting has been an integral part of the home. And with today’s vast array of lighting choices, from contemporary lights with spikes to elegant candelabras and modern takes on the classic lightbulb, homeowners can sometimes feel undecided on which style to buy.

Our experts have compiled twenty-seven beautiful light designs that will enhance your living space and illuminate your home. Discover inspiration for your dream space and tell us which lighting ideas you love best by leaving a comment below.


1. Contemporary Statement Pendant

Contemporary statement pendant lighting
Reserve at Holmdel, Weatherstone model in Holmdel, NJ


2. Modern Chandelier & Shaded Pendants

Modern chandelier and shaded pendant lighting in modern kitchen
Estancia at Yorba Linda, Olimpico model in Yorba Linda, CA


3. Glass Shade Pendants & Organic Cage Chandelier

Glass shade pendants & organic cage chandelier lighting in the kitchen
Meridian at Altair, Luna model in Irvine, CA


4. Globe Pendants

Globe pendant kitchen lighting
The Glen at Tassajara Hills, Maywood model in Dublin, CA


5. Rectangular Exposed Bulb Pendants & Wood Chandelier

Rectangular exposed bulb pendant and wood chandelier lighting in kitchen
The Ridings at North Branch, Rosslyn model in Gambrills, MD


6. Modern Metallic Pendant

Modern metallic pendant lighting in entryway
Alta Vista at Orchard Hills, Lucido model in Irvine, CA


7. Mirrored Glass Pendants

mirrored glass pendant lighting for bar
Parc Riverside in Washington, DC


8. Modern Metallic Chandelier

Modern metallic chandelier lighting in kitchen
Palomar at Pacific Highlands Ranch, Savenza model in San Diego, CA


9. Globe Pendants

Globe pendant kitchen lighting
The Glen at Tassajara Hills, Astoria model in Dublin, CA


10. Modern Metal Pendants

modern metal pendant lighting in outdoor room
The Glen at Tassajara Hills, Wisteria model in Dublin, CA


11. Caged Chandelier

Grand caged chandelier in foyer
Preserve at Emerald Pines, Vassar model in Methuen, MA


12. Drum Pendants

Eye-catching drum pendant lighting in the foyer
Westcliffe at Porter Ranch – Cascades Collection, Cressida model in Porter Ranch, CA


13. Preferated Metal Drum Pendant

Perforated metal drum pendant lighting
Great Valley Crossing, Brookview model in Malvern, PA


14. Crystal Chandelier

Magnificent crystal bedroom chandelier
Hillcrest at Porter Ranch – Beacon Collection, Langham model in Porter Ranch, CA


15. Caged Orb Chandelier

Elegant caged orb chandelier
Preserve at Emerald Pines, Kington model in Methuen, MA


16. Caged Chandelier

caged dining room chandelier
Phillips Creek Ranch – The Sawgrass Collection, Artisan model in Frisco, TX


17. Modern Metal Chandelier

Modern metal chandelier in the foyer
The Isles at Lakewood Ranch – Sanibel Collection, Carver Elite model in Lakewood Ranch, FL


18. Metal Caged Chandeliers

Matching metal caged chandeliers in the dining room
Ridgeview of Novi, Brandeis model in Novi, MI


19. Decorative Caged Chandelier

Decorative caged chandelier in foyer
Phillips Creek Ranch – The Sawgrass Collection, Artisan model in Frisco, TX


20. Modern Linear Pendant

Modern linear pendant dining room lighting
Montgomery Farm Estates, Bellwynn model in Allen, TX


21. Caged Chandelier

Striking caged chandelier
The Hills at Parker, Yuma model in Parker, CO


22. Opaque Globe Pendants

Opaque globe pendants in the dining room
Edgewood, Rochester model in Frisco, TX


23. Drum Pendants

Grand drum pendant lighting for the foyer
Westcliffe at Porter Ranch – Palisades Collection, Westcliffe model in Porter Ranch, CA


24. Glass Globe Pendant

Glass globe pendant lighting
Viridian, Valen model in Arlington, TX


25. Contemporary Chandelier

Contemporary foyer chandelier
Toll Brothers at Robertson Ranch – The Terraces, La Verde model in Carlsbad, CA


26. Candle Chandelier with Shades

Candle chandelier with shades
The Enclave at Kechter Farm, Bellevue model in Fort Collins, CO


27. Clustered Caged Pendants

Clustered Caged Pendants
Iron Oak at Alamo Creek, Monterey model in Danville, CA


For more lighting ideas, visit our blog on how to make a statement with your lighting fixtures.

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Toll Brothers, an award-winning FORTUNE 500 company founded in 1967, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. Embracing an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service, Toll Brothers currently builds in 24 states nationwide, and is a publicly owned company with its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TOL). 2021 marks the 10th year Toll Brothers has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies® list. Toll Brothers also has been honored as national Builder of the Year by BUILDER magazine, and was twice named national Builder of the Year by Professional Builder magazine.


    1. Nick Visco says:

      Some great fixture ideas and pictures. Can you share where I could find something like the first photo? Contemporary statement pendant.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Nick, I have reached out to the designers of the home and will let you know when they get back to me with more information. Thanks!

    2. Nick Visco says:

      Hey Andrew, any luck finding more info on this? Thanks for the response.

    3. Eva says:

      Pendant lights are some of the most versatile fixtures you can incorporate into your home décor, and they have the unique ability to redefine the look and feel of a room without the need for a costly remodeling project.

    4. Samantha. says:

      Where can I find the two tier chandelier you did in the modern farmhouse?

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Samantha, we appreciate your interest in our model. Which lighting fixture are you referring to? Please share the number of the image, so we can reach out to our team to find out more information. Thanks!

    5. Marsha Sstz says:

      Where can I find the linear pendants

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Marsha, we work closely with Progress Lighting for many of our homes, and they have a fantastic array of linear pendant designs to choose from. You can find them online and in a bunch of local home design stores. We hope this helps answer your question!

    6. Raedene Counts says:

      All of your lighting & fixtures are so beautiful but in particular, I love the #20. Modern Linear Pendant, where would I might be able to find them? Thank you so much.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hello Raedene, we partner with progress lighting for our fixtures. We encourage you to check out their website. Thanks!

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