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The Find: 10 eclectic alternatives to the bare Edison bulb

Although people have been complaining about the omnipresence of the bare Edison bulb for more than a year, its industrial-hipster charm means it remains a fixture of cool new restaurants and eclectic apartments—which is a shame, given the range of beautifully designed lighting available in this city. We searched far and wide to find a selection of alternative pendants and chandeliers—and some of them even manage to evoke the industrial look or simplicity of a naked bulb, minus the hipster cliché. Check out these 10 options (which should come in handy as patio dinners give way to evenings spent cozying up at home).