Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:37:06 AM by Daniel Baker. Kitchen Island. Looking for kitchen island design ideas that are just a little bit different? Deliberately contrasting old and new can prove extremely arresting, and often a little kinder on the environment, too. This rustic, industrial-style kitchen island unit is made from salvaged oak beams, fused with hand-welded metalwork for an on-trend industrial touch.
Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:49:09 AM by Riley Chapman. Kitchen Lighting. The Commercial Electric Under-Cabinet Light has a slim one-inch profile so you’ll barely see it when it’s mounted underneath your kitchen cabinets, and you control the light with an on/off rocker switch. Reviewers say these lights are a must-have if you want a bright, visible kitchen countertop. Many people like the range of sizes and note that the fixtures are lightweight, dimmable and easy to install.
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, 09:11:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Isaac Curtis. 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 Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:07:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. Today, many people are using a combination of different fixture types to get the illumination they want where they want it while keeping the system efficient. On the downside, while surface lights are mounted "up out of the way," they are still visible installations on the ceiling. They tend to break up the expanse, visually, more than recessed lights do. And they do require periodic cleaning because the dust on them is visible.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 09:04:01 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Emily Hart. For bigger kitchens, you may want to consider a light that uses tube bulbs. These lights are longer than standard fixtures, allowing them to light up a bigger area and keep your kitchen bright. In this category, the Lithonia Lighting Futra 2-Light Brushed Nickel Fluorescent Ceiling Light is a good buy, as its 52-inch design will reduce the need for multiple lights in your kitchen.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:59:54 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Smart. For so many of us, lighting is an afterthought in our interiors. This happens when you think of it as a utilitarian detail of the room, rather than something that adds aesthetic value. When it’s done right, lighting is the unsung element that brings your design to the next level.
Published at Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:53:53 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. 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 Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 08:50:10 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. 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, 08:45:16 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Alicia Vaughan. 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.