Raw materials create a rough luxe style that's relaxed and effortlessly cool, so why not introduce the look to your space with a concrete pendant? There's a host of styles to suit, from all out industrial to those that combine sculptural shapes with glamorous finishes.
We've rounded up the latest concrete pendants to give you the low down on the latest lights with urban attitude.
Bring in a hip hotel vibe with one that mixes a textured surface with a warm gilded interior or take a tougher stance with geometric edges and glass. Those that mix warm materials offer up a softer vibe that works well in most home schemes.
Stick to a palette of materials, but use lighting in different ways, all over the house to create continuity, variety and interest. Go bold with three pendants in a row over a kitchen island, say, hang a pair either side of the bed or bring industrial edge to a living room by suspending a central concrete lightshade.
Livingetc loves the industrial vibe so find more ideas here.
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Gant Lights T1 pendant in Light Grey, £165, Naken Interiors
With its sculpted, gem-like appearance, the T1 Light Grey Concrete pendant brings together natural materials in a stylish industrial fusion. Its compact profile is pigmented in a choice of dark or light grey, while the lamp's interior is gilded in either copper, silver or gold.
Korta pendant, £150, Holloways of Ludlow
Hung from a concrete ceiling rose, the Korta Concrete pendant is an elegantly industrial hand cast shade with sleek steel elements and a simple braided cable.
Dark Grey square pendant, from £165, R&S Robertson
Ideal for interior designers, this Concrete Square pendant comes in two sizes and is also available as a vertical or horizontal rectangular shape with a copper, gold or silver interior.
Dutchbone cradle bottle pendant, £89, Houseology
A unique twist on glass bottle lamps, the Dutchbone Cradle Bottle pendant is crafted in concrete with a solid ash top for cool minimalist style with a touch of warmth.
Conical pendant, £125, Find Design
Handcrafted in concrete by the Tim Walker Studio, this Conical pendant will bring urban industrial style to your living space.
Aplomb pendant, £330, Lucidi Pevere for Foscarini at The Conran Shop
Introduce a contemporary sculptural aesthetic to your home with the Aplomb pendant by design due, Lucidi Pevere. Its linear looks take their influence from industrial materials for timeless appeal.
Ira pendant light in Natural Concrete, £59, Made.com
The tough-luxe style of the Ira pendant is ideal for urban settings and neutral interior schemes. Its conical shape and warm glow bring a soft edge to its industrial concrete surface.
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