Honest opinions about how to buy Appliances and Lighting.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Lighting a Kitchen Part 2: Decorative

So we have our task lighting, which is the most important. Most consumers, however, would believe the chandelier or decorative element is the most crucial. This is partly true, because decorative personalizes the space, but task lighting lights it.

Most people think otherwise. The old way was to size light, which was 24 inches off the table and 12 inches less in diameter. With islands and penisulas being the rage, finding a fixture with those specifications is not easy.

Forget convention, I am writing this at home. My chandelier is 36 inches off the table and way smaller. I think it fits the space. But here are some other ideas. Remember what I have said previously...Have fun with this.


We may as well show off a bit...Have a look at some new stuff.

Accent lighting is tomorrow. Then I am on vacation. We will finish and amalgamate a plan next week.

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