Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:39:24 AM by Emily Hart. Kitchen Lighting. Starting in the 1980s, recessed light fixtures became the norm for general kitchen lighting. But within the last ten years, this has started to change as people realized that the combination of the ceiling penetrations and the greater number of fixtures needed make this type of lighting potentially less efficient than either surface or pendant fixtures. Two trends have emerged since then. One is that the manufacturers have been redesigning recessed fixtures to be much more efficient.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:49:09 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Lighting. 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 Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:19:28 AM by Alicia Vaughan. Kitchen Lighting. If you kitchen has an island or breakfast bar, consider hanging pendant lights above it. Pendant lighting not only adds style to the space, it can also help anchor a kitchen island so it feels more deliberate in an open-concept home. Small, disc-like puck lights are easy to install almost anywhere you need added illumination, from under cabinets to inside deep drawers or in dark corners of the pantry.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:17:15 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Lewis Fowler. Plumbing and wiring can also interfere with the installation of recessed lights, particularly if your kitchen is below an upstairs bathroom. And, because recessed lights are above the face of the ceiling, they do not illuminate broad areas. It will take several of them to provide full general illumination for the average kitchen.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:11:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. The standard one-light pendant is a great deal, and these products come with several features that make them perfect for the kitchen. The Globe Electric Angelica Pendant has all the necessary hardware and is easy to install. Plus, it has an adjustable hanging rod that lets you customize the fixture to best fit your kitchen. If you have a compatible dimming switch, the pendant light can be used with dimmable LED lights.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:07:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. The Cana 7-Light Drum Chandelier comes in a silver or bronze finish, and it has seven lights in total: six candelabra base lights and one down light. Reviewers note there are several settings that let you use different combinations of these lights, making the chandelier more versatile than you might think. The fixture comes with several stem sections, allowing you to hang it between 20" and 56" from the ceiling— perfect for over your kitchen island or table.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:04:01 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Emily Hart. Pendant lights are really a specialized form of surface lights. Their great advantage is that they bring the light closer to the areas where you need good visibility. For that reason, they can also be used to provide task lighting. The judicious installation of pendant lights can provide double service, by lighting both a work island and the area around it, for example.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:59:54 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Smart. If there’s one place the worlds of form and function seamlessly meet it’s in the kitchen. And upgrading the lighting is an way to add a fresh dose of style and substance to the space. Even if you don’t have a major kitchen remodel in your future, a simple lighting swap — from adding some architectural track lighting to installing a dramatic chandelier — might be all it takes to upgrade the entire kitchen. Lighting is a lot like painting in that way: it can be an inexpensive, but impressive way to transform the room in a single afternoon.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:53:53 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. 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 Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:50:10 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. From kitchen diner lighting ideas to pendant and ceiling lighting, we spoke to the experts to create a wealth of inspiring kitchen lighting ideas that’ll help turn your kitchen from day to night in style. Read on to find lots of different ways to light your kitchen, and shop the lighting looks on Amara.