By Lauren Finney

Published on August 25, 2016

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Photography by ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

by Lauren Finney

Cane lighting, woven lighting, rattan or basket – whatever you call it, you can’t deny that it’s trending, and not just used for coastal living. Check out the most modern ways to light up a room.

The most classic of all casual scenarios, this one (courtesy of George Clooney’s Mexican hideaway), proves that outdoors is still one of the best places to make a statement with woven fiber lighting.   

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Photography by MODISH

Technologies in shaping and design have helped create interesting shapes like this one, that is one of several understated focal points in this danish modern-inspired room.  

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Photography by KITCHEN CABINET KINGS

If you’re looking for something to crank up the style in your kitchen, basket woven pendant lights like this hint at a casual yet classic look.  

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Photography by TINE K BLOG

A subtle theme is carried throughout this dining room; the woven fixture plays off the woven lampshade, and they’re both complemented by a bright, sunny tile floor.  

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Photography by TINE K BLOG

How’s this for quirky and unusual – take natural fibered lighting into the bathroom for a surprisingly earthy touch. 

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Photography by PLANETE DECO

This iteration on a balcony conjures up dreams of slow sunsets and good novels, with the unfinished ends playing nicely off the straight lines of the sofa.  

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Photography by JONAS LUNDENBERG PHOTOGRAPHY

This woven circle pendant above the bed brings the ceiling down for more intimacy, as well as provides ambient lighting for reading in bed.  

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Photography by STILL INSPIRATION BLOG

This Scandinavian hotel lobby brings the best of the outdoors in – woven pendants, a reclaimed wood table and clay pottery speak to the clean lines of Scandinavian design and the power of what a few key, simple pieces can do for a room.

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Photography by HONESTLY WTF

The open weave of this pendant light helps bring some whimsy to a clean-lined, Cali-cool kitchen. 

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Photography by HONESTLY WTF

Oversized, open weave rattan lighting like this helps anchor a room without taking up too much space.

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Photography by COASTAL LIVING

The unfinished ends of this iteration helps bring some personality to the room, as do the varying wood colors.

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Photography by STUDIO MCGEE

If there’s one perfect example of a modern, eclectic kitchen, this is it – the structured woven lighting hangs nicely with trendy gold fixtures, wide plank wood floors and Carera marble counters.

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Photography by HANNAH BLACKMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

Woven lighting is a staple in a bohemian room like this one, and brings some depth to the whites and creams of this artfully collected space.

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Photography by THE FLOWER SHOP VIA TUMBLR

Even small spaces can support an open weave light fixture, thanks to its simultaneous large size and levity. 

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Photography by UNKNOWN ON PINTEREST

Even in a room filled with wood, these bleached, circular pendants manage to stand out, while carrying through a theme. 

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Photography by FATSHACK VINTAGE AUSTRALIA

Even colored natural fibered lighting can feel light, such as these grey ones in a perfect shabby chic living room.  

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Photography by HOMESNINE.COM.AU

Go super loose and lovely in a natural, light stain like these – they add a hint of vintage to a mostly modern kitchen.  

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Photography by SARAH SHERMAN SAMUEL

A cane pendant suspended from a vaulted, all-white ceiling helps not only bring the ceiling down, but also helps tie together the other natural elements in the room. 

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Photography by NICOLE CROWDER FOR APARTMENT THERAPY

This room just oozes hipster cool, and the woven light fixture adds to to the attitude without being distracting in any way. 

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Photography by IDEADECORATION.COM

This might be the most innovative use of a woven light fixture ever – in a nursery! You can sub a lightbulb for a mobile inside the dome so there’s more functionality for you and baby. 

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Photography by IDEADECORATION.COM

Structured, simple and restrained, this light fixture exemplifies the discipline of Danish design.