Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 11:06:58 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Island. Do not be fooled: An island does not have to be rectangular. You can conform the shape to better suit your kitchens space and needs or just to make a dramatic focal point. Rounded, L-shape, and T-shape islands are some of the more common substitutes for rectangles.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Island. If your style is more classic or particularly opulent, a chandelier adds a focal point that’s guaranteed to draw the eye! Glass chandeliers reflect light beautifully to brighten the island, but are also subtle enough to blend in when turned off.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:17:15 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. Like LED light bars, rope lights are best used for countertop task lighting. Rope lights are also easy to install: they can be discreetly hung underneath a row of cabinets with a set of rope mounts that screw directly into the cabinetry. One of the fastest ways to give a spec kitchen new style is to swap out the standard ceiling fixture for something with a little more personality. A flush-mount fixture with decorative details — like this drum light with geometric cutouts — is a dramatic addition that only requires a few twists of a screwdriver.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:11:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. 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.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:07:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. 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, 09:04:01 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Emily Hart. Pendant lights hang down from the ceiling, and you won’t find a more versatile option than the Globe Electric Angelica 1-Light Modern Industrial Pendant. These highly-rated kitchen lights come in a variety of finishes, from antique brass to plain black, and you can choose from several different styles, from one- up to five-bulb fixtures.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:59:54 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Smart. 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.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:53:53 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. The single greatest disadvantage of pendant lights is the same as their greatest advantage — they hang down from the ceiling. They can get in the way, and need to be limited to areas where people won‘t be walking unless your kitchen has ceilings that are more than 8 feet high. In kitchens with tall ceilings, pendant lights can both bring the light closer to where you need it and help reduce the sense of being in the bottom of a well.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:50:10 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. 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.