Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Choosing Kitchen Lighting


Lighting has a major role in setting up the moods and interiors of any place. Same is applicable to the case of a kitchen. Even in a kitchen it is very important to go for the right kind of lighting. It's up to you to decide what kind of light makes you feel active and vibrant, for most of the people bright and clear light are mind and activeness booster. The lighting in your kitchen not only affects your mood but also your quality of work then also while designing kitchen people tend to ignore this aspect. Here is something that you must know about choosing Kitchen Lighting

Kitchen Lighting: What should you keep in concern?
There are basically two types of lighting in Kitchen, the functional lighting and the decorative lighting. For functional lighting popular fixtures are fluorescents, recessed lights, and low voltage lighting. For decorative fixtures people tend to opt for ornamental glass, pewter and satin nickel lighting fixtures. The most important factor in Kitchen lighting is that there should be a balancing nature between decorative and functional lights. If a kitchen has a amicable environment, it is because of the proper task and ambience lighting.

How to choose the right kitchen lighting?

You should be clear about selection and placement of lights in your kitchen and the focus should be on amicable lighting environment in the Kitchen.

If you are completely unaware of the lighting procedure, it is better to seek a professional advice. A professional lighting expert will tell you about the correct lighting fixtures in accordance with your interiors.

You can actually get confused if you go to market without drawing a rough sketch of your requirements and wishes, you must priory decide whether you want to go for a traditional or a contemporary kind of lighting.

You can customize your kitchen lighting by using two or three kinds of lighting together, this will also help you achieve a dramatized effect.

Do not just think of the looks, also keep in concern that the fixtures that you are choosing are easily maintainable or not.

It is good to choose lighting systems with dimmers so that intensity of light can be varied according to need and mood.

Apart from top lighting, you should also go for fluorescent lighting in the cupboard and below the shelves. If you have a kitchen island go for two or three pendent fixtures over it.

1 comment:

nicesonu said...

wow! love the lamp lights! they will surely create a unique Bathroom looks that is warm and inviting. personally my dream kitchen has these lights from VGK " Kitchen Lighting " this blog is full of wonderful designs and positive thoughts on the remodel