By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Lighting. At Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:16:09 AM.
Surface-mounted light fixtures were the standard choice for most general kitchen lighting from the early 20th century into the 1980s. That‘s when recessed fixtures first became widely available, and took the lead for a couple of decades. Then, with a growing awareness of the greater efficiency of a closed ceiling plus the design of more attractive units, surface light fixtures started to make a comeback.
Recessed lights are installed into an opening in the ceiling so they don’t stick out at all. For barely-there recessed kitchen lights, you should consider the Lithonia Lighting 4 inch Matte White Recessed Baffle Integrated LED Lighting Kit, which comes with everything you need to light up your home.
Our ultimate lighting guide gives you all the info you need to effortlessly light every room in your home. Read our tips and keep them close at hand. You never know when you may need to tweak the existing lighting in your home or to build a new layout from scratch. One of the most common lighting mistakes people make is assuming that one type of lighting — especially dreaded overheads — will suffice when putting a room together.