By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Lighting. At Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:45:46 AM.
Under cabinet lighting is a great way to brighten up any dark spaces along the kitchen counter without creating shadows. It’s important to have sufficient task lighting in the kitchen, and under cabinet lighting creates a space that’s well-equipped for food preparation.
Properly placed task kitchen lighting will provide just the right illumination for tasks such as reading recipes and prepping vegetables. The best place for task lighting is between the work surface and a person’s head, so lighting placed under cabinets is ideal. And strip lights are a popular choice for this space.
Interior designers will be the first to tell you that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, lighting works best when it’s used in layers. There are three main types of indoor lighting to consider and, ideally, each room will include all of them. They are: Ambient: Also known as general lighting, ambient light fills the majority of the room and allows you to move around safely. It usually comes from recessed lighting, track lighting or wall-mounted fixtures.