Pendant lights are highly favored in fine coffeehouses, showrooms, homes, and workplaces across the world for their soft ambient lighting and elegant touch. They are known for their sleek and stylish design which includes glass shades or globes with special hand blown glass treatment or metalwork. These lamps are often suspended from the ceiling above seating areas, work areas, kitchen counters / islands, or even in the foyer. Pendant lighting is clean and simple, without the usage of wall cords and do not occupy floor / counter space. This type of lighting provides direct illumination for tasks as well as soft ambient lighting to highlight any area.