Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Island. A countertop for the kitchen island should not just blend in with the style of the kitchen and its existing theme, it also must reflect your own cooking skills and culinary taste. Add a butcher block if you are planning to utilize the island for food preparation, while a classy marble countertop is perfect if baking consumes most of your time at the island. Stainless steel countertops are both sturdy and durable, and quartz is an equally popular choice in modern kitchens.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 11:06:58 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Island. The kitchen is the heart of the house, and inevitably you find the family gathering around the kitchen island for a quick bite in the morning or a lovely meal at night. Plan in advance for the seating space that you will need to accommodate you at the island. Many modern islands come with a design that places the countertop for food and drinks a tad higher than the one used for preparing and serving meals. This also allows you to choose a wider range of kitchen bar stools or chairs. Also make sure you take into account the required knee clearance space for sitting comfortably at the island.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:27:46 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.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:24:04 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Alicia Vaughan. Adding wall sconces for kitchen lighting is a unique way to showcase what makes your kitchen light special, such as highlighting a piece of artwork. And sconces can also help with ambient light. Try low-voltage fixtures for your kitchen light wall sconces. Instead of one main kitchen light, try three identical hanging pendant fixtures over the center of the kitchen. Pendants come in a variety of styles from classic to modern, and bulbs of various wattage can be used, depending on the amount of kitchen lighting you need.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:36:43 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Riley Chapman. Have a space that’s always dark, such as the back of a cabinet or pantry? Install a motion sensor that will activate a puck or LED light when the door is opened. This will help you find that pot you need, or that spice that’s hard to see in the dark cabinet. If you have recessed can lights and want an update, try recessed can converters, which are as easy as screwing in a lightbulb. This will allow you to add stylish pendants for a simple kitchen lighting makeover.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:24:30 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Logan Morgan. General lighting is the illumination we use to light up the whole area, to help us walk around and find our way to specific areas and additional light sources. Most often, these days, general lighting is provided by overhead electrical fixtures. In the kitchen, these can be one of three types — recessed fixtures, surface fixtures, and pendant fixtures. Each has its pros and cons, and many kitchens have more than one of the types.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:17:15 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. 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.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:11:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. 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.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:07:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. For a top-rated flush mount light, the Hyperikon LED Flush Mount Ceiling Light is the perfect affordable option for your home. This fixture comes in several sizes, ranging from 10" to 14", and it has a simple silver design that will look at home in any kitchen. One special feature of this unit is its edge-to-edge lighting design, which provides consistent illumination throughout the fixture. This means you’ll never have any dark corners in the kitchen — a helpful bonus when cooking. The Hyperikon LED Flush Mount Ceiling Light can also be used with compatible light dimmers for a custom ambiance.