Kitchen Lighting Design Tips

America's top lighting designers share their foolproof tips for creating the perfect lighting plan for your kitchen.

Kitchen Island Under Industrial Spotlights

Blending Lighting Types

According to Randall Whitehead, a lighting designer in San Francisco, and author of Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide., the most effective lighting for the kitchen involves four layers blended together: task, ambient, accent and decorative lighting. The end result: a warm and inviting environment that works with your other design elements to create a practical workspace and lively entertainment area. Design by Joel Snayd

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