Lighting is an essential element in any kitchen and is both functional and aesthetically appealing. There are more than simple decor elements that will make your kitchen look good. While you want your kitchen to be beautiful, you also want is to be a safe place to cook meals and gather as a family. Your kitchen lighting should provide high visibility and make your kitchen space feel warm and inviting. Consider these kitchen lighting and their features if you’re shopping for new lighting for your kitchen.
Pendant lighting is perfect for many different kitchen designs, and regardless of kitchen size, they make a popular choice. What’s unique about pendant lighting? It’s sometimes called drop or suspender lighting. Pendant lighting can be described as a single or multiple bulb fixture suspended in the air, hanging from the ceiling by a rod, cord, or chain at a fixed length. Most pendant lights have some sort of shade attached to add a bit more character and minimize glare. You’ll find pendant lights hanging over the dining table or a kitchen island and function as task lighting or general lighting to illuminate the kitchen space.
Rise and Fall Lighting
Rise and fall lights are not just pendant-like in design; they are height adjustable lighting fixtures that can be utilized to make a style statement. It allows you precise control over your light source, with the power to alter the drop’s length to match your specific needs while working in the kitchen. They are both functional and stylishly elegant, perfect for creating a focal point in your kitchen space. You can install rise and fall lighting over a dining table to create an intimate, cozy, or relaxing atmosphere. Whether your kitchen design is minimalist or industrial, this lighting type is a versatile option.
Recessed light fixtures are installed in a hallow opening directly inside the ceiling or wall. These are sometimes called can lights or down-lights and can function as both general lighting and task lighting. They offer a touch of elegance and versatility, taking up minimal space, making it ideal for just about any size kitchen.
Under-cabinet lighting is the ideal task lighting fixtures for your kitchen. The lighting fixtures are mounted under shelves or cabinets to provide localized illumination. They can provide lighting for kitchen countertop workspaces or pantry and versatile enough to illuminate backsplash features that may serve as a focal point.
Flush-mount lighting is fixtures that are fitted flush to the ceiling around a ceiling light-bulb without any holes or gaps. These light fixtures take up limited space and are ideal options for small and medium kitchens. They are also great for entryways, dining areas, and low ceilings, and come in various styles.
There is no time like the present to install new light fixtures and Morrill Electric can help you make the best choice for your unique kitchen. We not only offer expert advice, but we also have a team of professionals that will provide exceptional service. Call us today at 978-388-1522 or fill out a contact form!