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Demystifying Kitchen Lighting

Demystifying Kitchen Lighting

Kitchen lighting
doesn’t need to be a complex matter, but it does require planning. “The most common mistake people make is trying to light their entire kitchen with one fixture centered in the ceiling,” says Randall Whitehead, a lighting designer in San Francisco, and author of Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide.

Practical guides for kitchen lighting call for utilizing several layers–task lighting, ambient lighting, accent lighting and decorative lighting with a cohesion and smooth transition of each illuminating setting.

Task lighting
 may be as simple as adding a kitchen island light or a set of pendant lights to a workspace area.  Capitol Lighting has a fantastic selection of ambient lighting and accent lighting to complete your kitchen lighting design.

When you shop for kitchen lighting, whether it is for under mounted cabinet lights or task lighting, lighting professionals are here to help at all our Capitol Lighting showrooms. We offer expert advice for making your kitchen an ideal place in which to live and work!