If you’re after some simple rustic charm, then modern farmhouse lighting may be just what you are looking for.  Think metal shades with wire guards, replicas of 1930’s barn lights, and oversize metal shades.

Here’s a little inspiration for what modern farmhouse lighting looks like.

Modern Farmhouse Lighting

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Modern Farmhouse Lighting

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Modern Farmhouse Lighting

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Modern Farmhouse Lights

Image – Heather Bullard

Modern Farmhouse Lighting

Image – Heather Bullard

Modern Farmhouse Lights

There are a number of different light fittings that suit the modern farmhouse style.  Commonly, the lights feature black or white metal and/or glass.  The designs are usually simple.

Modern Farmhouse Lighting

Selection of lights from Beacon Lighting

Modern Farmhouse Lighting

Southampton 6 Light Pendant

I’ve searched Australia-wide, and here’s a collection of lights I’ve found that will work well for the modern farmhouse style.

Modern Farmhouse Lighting

1.   Eaton 3 Light Pendant    |   2.   HEKTAR pendant light   |   3.   Cottage one light Pendant   |   4.   Dome Pendant Light   |   5.   Industrial Dish Pendant   |   6.   Iron Cage Pendant Light   |   7.   Risto Pendant Light   |  8.   Bellay 5 Light Pendant   |    9.   Rustic Glass Pendant   |   10.   Iron and Glass Lantern   |   11.   Hermosa Cage Pendant   |   12.   Croft Pendant in Brushed Copper & Black

modern farmhouse lighting barn light

Although my house is a Queenslander, I have used modern country style barn lights on my carport.  They are from Barn Light Australia.

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