By . Kitchen. Published at Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 - 02:25:29 AM.
Pendants are great and all, but some homeowners are not big fans of them. They see the hanging fixtures as unnecessary clutter that causes friction with the existing clean kitchen décor. If you are looking for a cleaner look while maintaining functionality, try recessed kitchen island lights. They can be especially great for low ceilings where a hanging pendant would be too low.
For an average kitchen island of 3 by 6 feet (18 square feet), you would need lighting that delivers 540 Lumens of light. A long island of 3 by 12 feet (36 square feet) needs twice the number of lumens – 1,080 lumens. Of course the number doesn’t have to be exact, just stick close to it. If there are too many Lumens of light being given off, the light will be harsh and uncomfortable. Going too low will leave the surface dark and shadowy.
A transitional kitchen incorporates some elements of modern kitchens and some elements of traditional kitchens. It is not one or the other, but rather a blend of many things. Another important thing to know is that the entire kitchen does not have to be transitional; instead, you can compromise with transitional cabinets while giving the rest of the kitchen a contemporary feel. That way, you won’t have to feel like you are risking your budget on a remodeling project that might fail.
If you’re stuck in a rut when trying to decide what design direction to go with for your new kitchen, this image-based guide may be able to nudge you in the right direction. You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for inspiration about how to pull off a successful transitional kitchen design. Follow our simple guide to learn more about the typical elements of a transitional kitchen, as well as some creative transitional kitchen ideas to give your kitchen a practical edge.
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