Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Island. Modern kitchen islands are exceptionally versatile and useful additions that make your life a lot easier. They are also incredibly popular and are on top of the kitchen renovation list of most homeowners. Yet, designing the perfect kitchen island takes both careful planning and proper execution. While getting it right can transform your time in the kitchen into an absolute dream, a poorly constructed kitchen island can create a whole new set of problems. The idea is to combine form and function elegantly and to create a design that suits the specific needs of your home.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 11:06:58 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Island. Normally, two twenty-four inch base cabinets back-to-back will accommodate most under island functions, but you should ensure that your island is not too big, with some extra space in the middle. You should make your kitchen island three feet wide because that tends to look best — but sometimes a width of two feet is the best fit. The length can be as little as four feet, but you should plan for at least seven feet if you want to accommodate a cooktop, a sink, and a dishwasher.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 16:01:49 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. While it may not be the most practical or budget-friendly option, the Cana 7-Light Drum Chandelier’s beautiful design and sleek lines will make your decor more luxe while providing versatile light in your kitchen. Reviewers say this fixture is easy to install and adds a classy touch to any room without being overwhelming.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 15:56:55 PM. Kitchen Cabinet By Alicia Vaughan. If you are willing to risk this, then the high-gloss shine of lacquer cabinets may be the choice for your modern kitchen cabinetry, as its sleek aesthetic is unmatched. You can get lacquer cabinets in virtually any color of your choosing, but be aware that in order to maintain that glossy sheen, you must clean them properly.
Published at Friday, September 20th 2019, 18:37:22 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. 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.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 09:06:49 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. As pendant light fixtures have regained popularity in recent years, initially for their efficiency, they have also become more attractive. The open metal shades with a single bare bulb are still available, but fixtures with clusters of pendants are too. And there are styles ranging from Tiffany to post-modern. Many people are choosing to incorporate at least a few of these versatile fixtures into their overall design.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:34:15 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Smart. Reviewers love the way these pendant lights look over their kitchen islands, and many note it’s convenient that the height can be adjusted. However, you should note that the fixture cannot be mounted on a sloped ceiling, so if you have a vaulted ceiling in your kitchen, this product isn’t for you.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:29:48 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. As the heart of the home, kitchens have different lighting needs than other rooms. There is the practical matter of creating enough task lighting for people to prepare meals, but also the need to craft a welcoming, warm environment for guests to enjoy without too much fuss or formality. We asked the experts at Hudson Valley Lighting for their top tips on how to create a well-lit, inviting kitchen, regardless of type of home.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:25:37 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. Decide where you want your guests to look by choosing a focal point and illuminating it. Don‘t direct the eye toward a sink area, for instance, where visitors might get a view of your dirty dishes. Here, the Heirloom Pendant is used to light a charming prep area to the side of the kitchen.