Pendant light shades – Most commonly used in kitchens, can pendant lights are a simple way to get a retro ’50s look. The basic setup is the same for all manufacturers and come in two types. The first is the hard-wired variety which requires to be wired into a junction box, while the other lights simply can be hung and plugged into an outlet.
Selectable shades on pendant ligh shades to match individual decor and are available in many different colors, shapes and sizes. Drum styles are available, but for really creative, a variety of tree, umbrella and fan styles are available online, and some light specialty shops. In contrast to older models, the modern pendant light function in energy-efficient bulbs, making them a smarter choice than their vintage counterparts.
11 Photos Gallery of: Retro Pendant Light Shades
A hallmark of retro 1950s style is funky color in vibrant shades or soft pastels. Bold color palettes found in many homes, including pendant light shades of bright yellow, blue, orange and red – colors that will make modern pieces feel classic. Another favorite option is to go with colors in pastel family especially mint green, turquoise and pink. A color scheme that was common then and now combines white, black and red. When one of these colors is present in a lighting fixture, they can create a modern twist on the 50 sees.