Published at Thursday, September 26th 2019, 00:26:26 AM by Brandon Lambert. Kitchen Island. The kitchen is certainly one of the most difficult spaces to design in a home. Selecting the best kitchen design ideas and figuring out how one should design a kitchen island can be quite confusing for homeowners. Although there is no set formula for determining how to size a kitchen island, some guidelines on measurement can help. Below are six basic questions you should ask yourself when designing your kitchen island.
Published at Monday, September 23rd 2019, 10:50:21 AM by Lewis Fowler. Kitchen Island. An island is a great place to add a little pop of colour to your kitchen. Have fun with a contrasting countertop or cabinet colour. Seats at the breakfast bar can be bright without having to commit – if you get sick of them or sell the house they can be easily replaced.
Published at Saturday, September 21st 2019, 15:56:55 PM. Kitchen Cabinet By Alicia Vaughan. Here is a look your neighbors will not have (but they will surely envy when they see it). In the image below, the kitchen cabinets are galvanized, hot-rolled steel with a clear coat finish — the steel is layered over an MDF base. The finished look is nothing short of spectacular! This clean, minimalist style gives the illusion that this is not even a kitchen — the cupboards become a piece of stylish furniture or art, instead.
Published at Friday, September 20th 2019, 18:37:22 PM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. 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 Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 09:06:49 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Freddie Woodward. 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 Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:34:15 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Smart. And, like surface lights, pendant lights will need a periodic cleaning to remove the visible dust that they collect. Recessed, surface and pendant lights are all available in models that accept a wide range of light bulbs. If you have a particular type of lamp (light bulb) in mind for your general kitchen lighting, such as an MR-16 Halogen bulb, then you will need to shop for fixtures that will take that lamp.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:29:48 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Daniel Baker. If you’re looking for lights to hang over your kitchen island, check out the Engelbrecht 3-Light Kitchen Island Pendant. These versatile fixtures are perfect for lighting up one part of the room, and they come in a few finishes to match your home decor.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:25:37 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Brandon Lambert. If your kitchen has open shelves, add LED strip lights or puck lights to the back or underneath the shelves. This will create light to highlight objects on the shelves. When choosing your fixtures, think about the color of your kitchen. Since white reflects light, if you have a lot of white in your kitchen you may be able to lower the wattage of bulbs. But those with darker kitchen lighting may need more wattage.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:20:20 AM. Kitchen Lighting By Alicia Vaughan. 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.